Chord Chart Update

A stupendous smorgasbord of my students’ astute song selections! The following songs are either new or updated versions of previously-posted songs.

And if you’d like to see all of the songs I offer, go to my main chord chart page.

The Arrogant Worms – “Happy Birthday”
The Beatles – “Yellow Submarine”
Jimmy Buffett – “Margaritaville”
Cary Brothers – “Blue Eyes”
Johnny Cash – “Folsom Prison Blues”
– MP3’s of step-by-step explanations of how to play this song can be found on my Jam Track page.
The Charlatans – “How High”
Coldplay – “Fix You”
Sheryl Crow – “Soak Up the Sun”
Sheryl Crow – “The First Cut is the Deepest”
The Decemberists – “Everything I Try to Do, Nothing Seems to Turn Out Right”
John Denver – “Leaving on a Jet Plane” (in C)
The Eagles – “Already Gone” (in A)
Guns ‘N Roses – “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
Guster – “Amsterdam”
Billy Joel – “Only the Good Die Young”
Diana Jones – “A Hold on Me”
Lyle Lovett – “If You Were to Wake Up”
– Here’s a recording of my performance of this song at the 2006 Puget Sound Guitar Workshop
Nickelback – “Savin’ Me”
Sinead O’Connor – “Black Boys on Mopeds”
Brad Paisley – “Little Moments”
Pearl Jam – “Nothingman”
Tom Petty – “Wildflowers”
The Ramones – “Blitzkrieg Bop”
REM – “(Don’t Go Back to) Rockville”
Rise Against – “Swing Life Away”
Son Volt – “Windfall”
Bruce Springsteen – “Two For the Road”
Steppenwolf – “Born to be Wild”
The Troggs – “Wild Thing”
The Turtles – “Happy Together”
Uncle Tupelo – “Screen Door”
Uncle Tupelo – “Still Be Around”
Van Morrison – “Into the Mystic”
Weezer – “Beverly Hills”
Weezer – “The World Has Turned and Left Me Here”
Gillian Welch – “Orphan Girl”


Comments 9

  1. Hi Rob! While I’m thinking of it, I wanted to let you know that the Lucinda Williams cover of “Can’t Let Go” is by Randy Weeks, not Randy Travis. Here is a link to the guitar chords:
    Can’t Let Go. It looks quite doable. I’ll let someone else tackle the guitar solo…

  2. It would be very nice to be able to actually read the subject matter this stinking site… What’s up with all of the sites with font so Go- D—- small absolutly no one can read it. Don’t want any body to read it, why put it up to begin with?… I’m near having a seizure…

  3. these are great! this is my first comment, so I will also add that i am a big fan of your blog.

    as a full-time musician I have about 15 students, about 1/2 are beginners and 4 are under the age of 10. your blog is great for inspiration in teaching the young and young at heart!

    anyway i could get a .zip file of your chord charts? these are great tunes for beginners!



  4. First off – I love your site. It’s very helpful.

    But I have a question, and I don’t know if it’s me being so new, or something else, but:

    In your tab Swing Life Away by Rise Against
    Why is it that the strum pattern only has three counts? Is the song written that way?

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