Strumming Patterns

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#PatternSongArtistOtherCommentVideo
1B   D U B   D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
RosesArbo, Rani and Daisy MayhemOften played with alternating bass in country songs.
Grandma Got Run Over By A ReindeerBrooks, Randy
Can the Circle Be UnbrokenCarter Family
Folsom Prison BluesCash, Johnny
Ring of FireCash, Johnny3, 4
I Will Follow You Into the DarkDeath Cab for Cutie7
Follow MeDenver, John
BordersDiehl, Bruce and Kevin McCue
Friend of the DevilGrateful Dead33
Gulf Coast HighwayGriffith, Nanci
Your Song (as performed by Ellie Goulding)John, Elton69
That's the Way the World Goes 'RoundPrine, John
New SlangShins, The
There Ain't No Bugs On Me
White Daisy PassingVotolato, Rocky
Orphan GirlWelch, Gillian
ThrasherYoung, Neil18
2D d D d D d D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Eleanor RigbyBeatles, The
Hey JudeBeatles, The
Walk AwayClarkson, Kelly32
BluebirdPerri, Christina
3D   D U D   D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Ring of FireCash, Johnny1, 4
Over My Head (Cable Car)Fray, The4
Shes a RebelGreen Day25
I Don't Believe YouMagnetic Fields, The
American PieMcLean, Don4
WonderwallOasis84, 151
Steady As She GoesRaconteurs, The61, 91, 92
Frosty the SnowmanRollins, Walter and Steve Nelson33
Deck the HallsTraditional33
KumbayaTraditional
The Twelve Days of ChristmasTraditional22
Shes Not ThereZombies, The4, 11
4D D U U D U 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +Ramblin ManAllman Brothers, TheThis is what I call the Folk Strum. Used in a ton of songs, not just folk songs.
Slight Figure of SpeechAvett Brothers
Drive My CarBeatles, The
Lonely BoyBlack Keys, The
You Belong to MeBruni, Carla
EverythingBuble, Michael
For What It's WorthBuffalo Springfield
MargaritavilleBuffett, Jimmy
Ring of FireCash, Johnny1, 3
SongbirdCassidy, Eva
Someday SoonCollins, Judy126
Soak up the SunCrow, Sheryl
Calamity SongDecemberists, The
Smoke on the WaterDeep Purple26
Leaving on a Jet PlaneDenver, John
Already Gone (in A)Eagles, The
I Know You WellFountains of Wayne
Over My Head (Cable Car)Fray, The3
BabylonGray, David
Good RiddanceGreen Day
Wake Me Up When September EndsGreen Day9
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N' Roses64, 65, 66
AmsterdamGuster67
LatelyHelio Sequence11
Brown Eyed Handsome ManJennings, Waylon
The MiddleJimmy Eat World
A Hold on MeJones, Diana
Don't Stop BelievingJourney141
Dust in the WindKansas
End of the DayKaplansky, Lucy61
American PieMcLean, Don3
Cherry BombMellencamp, John
StitchesMendes, Shawn131
KidsMGMT
The Way I AmMichaelson, Ingrid
Beds are BurningMidnight Oil26
Brown Eyed GirlMorrison, Van
Always LoveNada Surf9
Come As You Are in EmNirvana
Hey Ya!Outkast
ArizonaPedro the Lion11
I Am Always the One Who CallsPedro the Lion11
FireworkPerry, Katy29
Hot N ColdPerry, Katy11, 26
Puff the Magic DragonPeter, Paul, and Mary
Listen to Her HeartPetty, Tom
Girl's MindPlay11
Every Breath You TakePolice, The
Rainbow RoadRecess Monkey
(Don't Go Back to) RockvilleREM
DisturbiaRihanna
WindfallSon Volt
Thunder RoadSpringsteen, Bruce
Two for the RoadSpringsteen, Bruce
Maggie MayStewart, Rod
Fields of GoldSting
Love StorySwift, Taylor
Teardrops on My GuitarSwift, Taylor
You Belong With MeSwift, Taylor
Roy G BivThey Might Be Giants
OneU247
2 Kool 2 Be 4-GottenWilliams, Lucinda
BlueWilliams, Lucinda
Shes Not ThereZombies, The3, 11
5> > B D U D U D D U D U 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +HallelujahBuckley, Jeff
What If, No MatterPaxton, Tom
The Predatory Wasp of the PalisadesStevens, Sufjan
Love Rescue MeU2
6B D DUB D DU 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +When You Say Nothing At AllKeating, Ronan
Karma PoliceRadiohead
7B   D U B U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Hard Way HomeCarlile, Brandi
I Will Follow You Into the DarkDeath Cab for Cutie1
Pilgrim on this RoadEarle, Steve
8D B D B D B D B
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
BeautifulAguilera, Christina9
Sunshine (Go Away Today)Edwards, Jonathan50, 54
ImagineLennon, John
9D D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
BeautifulAguilera, Christina8"The Punk Strum" with a little up-strum at the end.
It Ends TonightAll-American Rejects, The129
1985Bowling for Soup24, 25, 26
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and UnderstandingCostello, Elvis39, 40, 41
Wake Me Up When September EndsGreen Day4
PaparazziLady Gaga55
Always LoveNada Surf4
Blizzard of '77Nada Surf
I'm Always in LoveWilco123
10 D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Swing, SwingAll-American Rejects, The11, 25
11D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Swing, SwingAll-American Rejects, The10, 25What I call "The Punk Strum." Simple, straight, ready to dominate.
Down by the WaterDecemberists, The
Times Like TheseFoo Fighters133
CrazyGnarls Barkley51, 55, 56
LatelyHelio Sequence4
Beat ItJackson, Michael
Time to PretendMGMT47, 29
You're Gonna Go Far, KidOffspring, The25, 86, 87
ArizonaPedro the Lion4
I Am Always the One Who CallsPedro the Lion4
Hot N ColdPerry, Katy4, 26
Free FallingPetty, Tom32, 71
Girl's MindPlay4
Naked and FamousPresidents of the United States of America, The130, 149
The Littlest MonkeyRecess Monkey61, 98, 99
Let it RockRudolf, Kevin
All StarSmash Mouth52
Undone (The Sweater Song)Weezer123
Shes Not ThereZombies, The3, 4
12D D UD D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
MelissaAllman Brothers, TheTough!
13D D DUM D M D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUM D M D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Memories of East TexasShocked, MichelleHard!
14w/swing feel:
D B D DUD B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The WeightBand, The
15D d D DUD d D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Here There And EverywhereBeatles, The
Let it BeBeatles, The
Ziggy StardustBowie, David
Sunny Came HomeColvin, Shawn52, 130
Knockin on Heavens DoorDylan, Bob
Boulevard of Broken DreamsGreen Day
Take Me to ChurchHozier
Memphis Lives in Me (in E)Memphis
Seven Spanish AngelsNelson, Willie
Father and SonStevens, Cat38
Other Side of the WorldTunstall, KT114
16w/swing feel:
D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
With a Little Help From My FriendsBeatles, The17
HolidayGreen Day115
17w/swing feel:
D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
With a Little Help From My FriendsBeatles, The16The Folk Strum w/swing feel.
You Were Meant For MeJewel
Happy TogetherTurtles, The115
18B D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
GirlBeck19A variation on the Folk Strum Pattern
Ten Year NightKaplansky, Lucy
PowderfingerYoung, Neil
ThrasherYoung, Neil1
19D D U U D UD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U U D UD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
GirlBeck18A tricky pattern that interrupts your normal up-down movement. Play the first measure of the pattern only at the beginning, then repeat the second measure over and over.
20D D UD D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D UDUD UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Golden AgeBeck42
21D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
California StarsBragg, Billy and Wilco
22D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Norwegian WoodBeatles, TheProbably the most common strum pattern I use for songs in 3/4.
One By OneBragg, Billy and Wilco
What Can I SayCarlile, Brandi
Annie's SongDenver, John
IrisGoo Goo Dolls
NothingmanPearl Jam
Swing Life Away (Acoustic Version)Rise Against
The Twelve Days of ChristmasTraditional3
We Wish You a Merry ChristmasTraditional
Steal the CrumbsUncle Tupelo119
23D B D DU UD UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You're BeautifulBlunt, James
24D U X X D U X X
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
1985Bowling for Soup9, 25, 26
25D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Swing, SwingAll-American Rejects, The10, 11
1985Bowling for Soup9, 24, 26
Shes a RebelGreen Day3
You're Gonna Go Far, KidOffspring, The11, 86, 87
26w/Palm Mute:
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
1985Bowling for Soup9, 24, 25What I call the "Punk Strum" with a palm mute added.
Smoke on the WaterDeep Purple4
CreeperIslands
Beds are BurningMidnight Oil4
Hot N ColdPerry, Katy4, 11
Some PostmanPresidents of the United States of America, The38
27w/swing feel:
B B D DUB B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
BubblyCaillat, Colbie
Wasting TimeJohnson, Jack
28w/swing feel:
B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Blue EyesCary Brothers
My Remembrance of YouJones, Diana
AngelMcLachlan, Sarah
29D d D d D d D d
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
HurtCash, Johnny
Marching Bands of ManhattanDeath Cab for Cutie
Redemption SongMarley, Bob79
Time to PretendMGMT47, 11
FireworkPerry, Katy4
Every Breath You TakePolice, The
VideotapeRadiohead
30w/swing feel:
D U D U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
D'artagnan's ThemeCitizen CopeHard! The guitar groove sounds like alternating bars of 3/4 and 5/4, but the drums play 4/4, so that's how I wrote it out.
31w/swing feel:
D D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Son's Gonna RiseCitizen Cope
32D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Walk AwayClarkson, Kelly2
Free FallingPetty, Tom11, 71
33B D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Grandma Got Run Over By A ReindeerBrooks, Randy
Should I Stay or Should I GoClash, The
Take Me Home, Country RoadsDenver, John
PulaskiDrive-By Truckers
Blowin' in the WindDylan, Bob
Blue Ridge MountainsFleet Foxes
Friend of the DevilGrateful Dead1
Closer to FineIndigo Girls
Early Morning RainLightfoot, Gordon
Jingle BellsPierpont, James Lord
It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)REM
Frosty the SnowmanRollins, Walter and Steve Nelson3
Deck the HallsTraditional3
SocietyVedder, Eddie
Sugar MountainYoung, Neil
34> > >
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
GlycerineBushI call this distinctive pattern the "Clocks" rhythm.
ClocksColdplay
Sax Rohmer 1Mountain Goats, The
Downtown TrainWaits, Tom
35D B D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Fix YouColdplay
The First Cut is the DeepestCrow, Sheryl
Savin' MeNickelback
36D D U U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Warning SignColdplay
37D UD D UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I Don't Know WhyColvin, Shawn38
38D D DUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I Don't Know WhyColvin, Shawn37
Some PostmanPresidents of the United States of America, The26
Angel From MontgomeryPrine, John111
Father and SonStevens, Cat15
Stone ThrownTurin Brakes
39D U U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U U D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and UnderstandingCostello, Elvis9, 40, 41
40D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and UnderstandingCostello, Elvis9, 39, 41
41D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

M D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and UnderstandingCostello, Elvis9, 39, 40
42D DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Golden AgeBeck20
43D D U U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Oh MarieCrow, SherylThe Folk Strum with a little percussion thrown in.
44D U U
1 + 2 + 3 +

D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
RiverwideCrow, Sheryl
45D D D DU U UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Sporting LifeDecemberists, The46
46D U UD U UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Sporting LifeDecemberists, The45
47D D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Travelin' SoldierDixie Chicks
Three Little BirdsMarley, Bob
Time to PretendMGMT29, 11
MaybeMichaelson, Ingrid144, 145
Shine A LightRolling Stones, The
Come To JesusSmith, Mindy
OneU24
48D DU UD DU UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Pink MoonDrake, Nick
49w/swing feel:

B D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Simple Twist of FateDylan, Bob132
50D D X DUD D X DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sunshine (Go Away Today)Edwards, Jonathan8, 54
51>>>>
D DUD DUD DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Second Hand NewsFleetwood Mac52Called the "Galloping" rhythm because it sounds like a galloping horse. No wonder it was used in the first measure of the Bonanza theme song.
CrazyGnarls Barkley11, 55, 56
52B B D DUB B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
If I Die YoungBand Perry, TheI call this the "Neil Young" strum. He uses this groove throughout the Harvest album.
Sunny Came HomeColvin, Shawn15, 130
A Long DecemberCounting Crows
Long As I Can See the LightCreedence Clearwater Revival (CCR)
I Shall Be ReleasedDylan, Bob
Second Hand NewsFleetwood Mac51
Hey JoeHendrix, Jimi
And It Stoned MeMorrison, Van82, 108
AlrightPilate152, 153, 154
All StarSmash Mouth11
Say YesSmith, Elliott108
The JokerSteve Miller Band
Wayside | Back in TimeWelch, Gillian
Heart of GoldYoung, Neil80
Old ManYoung, Neil
Out on the WeekendYoung, Neil
53w/swing feel:
B D U B D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
ShameAvett Brothers
The CapeClark, Guy
Rhubarb PieFogerty, John
Rudolph the Red-Nosed ReindeerMarks, Johnny
54D U X U D U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
As Long As You Love MeBackstreet Boys, The
Judy and the Dream of HorsesBelle and Sebastian
LodiCreedence Clearwater Revival
Sunshine (Go Away Today)Edwards, Jonathan8, 50
I Heard it Through the GrapevineGladys Knight and the Pips
Whippin' PiccadillyGomez
The Lazy SongMars, Bruno
55w/bounce mute:
B B D D B B D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
CrazyGnarls Barkley11, 51, 56
PaparazziLady Gaga9
56D X U D X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
CrazyGnarls Barkley11, 51, 55I call this the "Joni Mitchell Strum"--she uses it in several songs.
Feels Like RainHiatt, John
Is She Really Going Out With Him?Jackson, Joe70
A Case of YouMitchell, Joni
'Til I Gain Control AgainNelson, Willie and Emmylou Harris
57w/swing feel:
B D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
RippleGrateful DeadAnother variation on the Folk Strum Pattern
Harvest MoonYoung, Neil
58B D DU UB DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sail AwayGray, David
59B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
LukeyGreat Big Sea
60w/swing feel:
D U X U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
A Mad MissionGriffin, Patty
61D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
PatienceGuns N' Roses62, 63
End of the DayKaplansky, Lucy4
Steady As She GoesRaconteurs, The3, 91, 92
The Littlest MonkeyRecess Monkey11, 98, 99
62 >
D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
PatienceGuns N' Roses61, 63
Lost in My MindHead and the Heart, The
63D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
PatienceGuns N' Roses61, 62
64D M U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N' Roses4, 65, 66
65D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N' Roses4, 64, 66
66D D U D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N' Roses4, 64, 65
67D U U U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U U U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
AmsterdamGuster4
68D DU UD DU UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUDU U U U UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Romeo and JulietIndigo Girls
69D d D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
RadioactiveImagine Dragons134
Remember WhenJackson, Alan
Your Song (as performed by Ellie Goulding)John, Elton1
I Will Remember YouMcLachlan, Sarah81, 130
70> >
D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Is She Really Going Out With Him?Jackson, Joe56
71D DUD D DUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Lemon Grove AvenueJennings, Mason72
Free FallingPetty, Tom11, 32
72D DUD DUD DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Lemon Grove AvenueJennings, Mason71
73D D DU D DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Move OnJet74, 75
74B B D U D DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Move OnJet73, 75
75DUD D DU UD DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Move OnJet73, 74
76w/swing feel:
> >
B U D U B U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Horse With No NameAmerica
Paranoia in B MajorAvett Brothers
Neighbor of the BeastKings of Mongrel Folk, The
Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasMartin, Hugh and Ralph Blaine
Im YoursMraz, Jason
Sweet VirginiaRolling Stones, The
77B D B D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Be PreparedLehrer, Tom
I Hear Them AllOld Crow Medicine Show
Hey There DelilahPlain White T's
Lil Red Riding HoodSeyfried, Amanda
78w/swing feel:
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
All My MistakesAvett Brothers, The
If You Were to Wake UpLovett, Lyle
DaughtersMayer, John
Love Has No PrideRaitt, Bonnie
San Diego SerenadeWaits, Tom121
79> >
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Redemption SongMarley, Bob29
80D D M D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D M D B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Heart of GoldYoung, Neil52
81D D M D d D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I Will Remember YouMcLachlan, Sarah69, 130
82D DUX D B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
And It Stoned MeMorrison, Van52, 108
83D d D DU UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Fast CarChapman, Tracy
SometimesJames
Into the MysticMorrison, Van
84D d D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

UD D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
WonderwallOasis151
85>
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +

>
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +

>
D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +

>
D U D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Black Boys on MopedsO'Connor, Sinead
86Strums under dots are
palm muted:

.. .. .. ..
DUD DUD DUD DUD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You're Gonna Go Far, KidOffspring, The11, 25, 87
87D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You're Gonna Go Far, KidOffspring, The11, 25, 86
88D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
LuminaOsborne, Joan
89B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
The Ballad of Love and HateAvett Brothers, The
Wave Over WavePayne, Jim
90w/swing feel:
B D D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Donald and LydiaPrine, John
91 D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Steady As She GoesRaconteurs, The3, 61, 92
92 D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Steady As She GoesRaconteurs, The3, 61, 91
93D D UD D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUD D UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Creep (Acoustic Version)Radiohead
94D U U D U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +

D U U U D U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
How To Disappear CompletelyRadioheadThis gets my vote for the hardest strum pattern in the collection.
95D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Journey to the End of the East BayRancid96, 97
96D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Journey to the End of the East BayRancid95, 97
97 > >
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

>
D D D D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Journey to the End of the East BayRancid95, 96
98D D M D D M
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Littlest MonkeyRecess Monkey11, 61, 99
Beverly HillsWeezer
99D M U D M U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Littlest MonkeyRecess Monkey11, 61, 98Like the "Joni" strum, but you mute the strings instead of strumming a"scratch."
100D DUX D UB D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D X D UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D UB D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D UB D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Under the BridgeRed Hot Chili Peppers101, 102
101XXD M D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

DUDUX D B D XX
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Under the BridgeRed Hot Chili Peppers100, 102
102D DUDUD DUD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Under the BridgeRed Hot Chili Peppers100, 101
103D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DU UD DU UDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Find the RiverREM104
104D D DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Find the RiverREM103
105D M U M U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Honky Tonk WomenRolling Stones, The
106> >
D D D D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Kissing the LiplessShins, The
107B B D DU UB DU U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Pieces of MeSimpson, Ashlee
108B B D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
And It Stoned MeMorrison, Van52, 82
Say YesSmith, Elliott52
Im the Man Who Loves YouWilco
109D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 +
Waltz No 2 (XO)Smith, Elliott
110w/swing feel:

B D B D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

B D B U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Reason to Believe by Bruce SpringsteenMann, Aimee and Michael PennActually in 2/4--but I wrote the pattern in 4/4 to make it easier to read.
111D D D D DU
1 2 3 1 + 2 +
Angel From MontgomeryPrine, John38Here's the hiccup in "Angel From Montgomery" that causes chaos every time strangers get together to play this around the campfire. It's a measure of 3/8 followed by a measure of 2/4. You count like this: "One two three one and two and." Good luck!
112D B D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Drift AwayStewart, Rod
113D U UD D UD
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
I AmTrain
114D D DU U U U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Other Side of the WorldTunstall, KT15
115w/swing feel:
D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
HolidayGreen Day16
What I've Been Looking ForHigh School Musical
Happy TogetherTurtles, The17
116D D U U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U D D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
DesireU2
117D DUD DUDU UD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Red Hill Mining TownU2
118> > >
D DUDUD DUDUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Screen DoorUncle Tupelo
119D D D
1 + 2 + 3 +
Steal the CrumbsUncle Tupelo22
120B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Still Be AroundUncle Tupelo
121B D D
1 + 2 + 3 +
Silent NightGruber, Franz Xaver and Father Joseph Mohr
Away in a MangerTraditional
The First NoelTraditional
San Diego SerenadeWaits, Tom78
122D D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

U U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Island in the SunWeezer
123D D D DUD D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Undone (The Sweater Song)Weezer11
I'm Always in LoveWilco9
124w/swing feel:
B D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Look at Miss OhioWelch, Gillian
125D D D UD D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Same Boy You've Always KnownWhite Stripes, The
126D X U D U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Someday SoonCollins, Judy4
Jesus EtcWilco
127D D DU UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Purple RainPrince
Scar TissueRed Hot Chili Peppers
Crystal VillageYorn, Pete
128> >
D D U D U D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
Happy Xmas (War is Over)Lennon, John
129B B D B B D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
It Ends TonightAll-American Rejects, The9
130D d D DU UD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Sunny Came HomeColvin, Shawn15, 52
Knockin on Heavens DoorDylan, Bob
Price TagJessie J
I Will Remember YouMcLachlan, Sarah69, 81
FirefliesOwl City
Naked and FamousPresidents of the United States of America, The11, 149
Storm in a TeacupRed Hot Chili Peppers
131D X U U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
If You See Her, Say HelloDylan, Bob
Pumped Up KicksFoster the People
Don't Know WhyJones, Norah
StitchesMendes, Shawn4
Wild for You BabyRaitt, Bonnie
Sittin' on the Dock of the BayRedding, Otis
Speak NowSwift, Taylor
132w/swing feel:
< < < < <
BUDUDUDUDUDUDUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Simple Twist of FateDylan, Bob49
133D U D U D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U D D U DM
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Times Like TheseFoo Fighters11
134 >
d D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
You Remind Me of HomeGibbard, Ben
RadioactiveImagine Dragons69
Brand New Set of WingsPurdy, Joe
135D DUD DU UD DUDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Branching OutGorka, John
136D X U D X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to ParadiseGreen Day137, 138, 139
137D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D U U D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to ParadiseGreen Day136, 138, 139
138D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to ParadiseGreen Day136, 137, 139
139D D U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Welcome to ParadiseGreen Day136, 137, 138
140B D U X U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Somewhere Over the RainbowIz (Israel Kamakawiwo'ole)
141D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Don't Stop BelievingJourney4For maximum punch, strum all down strokes.
142w/swing feel:
D X U U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
She Moves in Her Own WayKooks, TheIt's hard to swing as fast as they do in the Kooks song.
143D d D DUDUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Killing the BluesPlant, Robert and Alison Krauss
144D XxxxD Xxxx
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
MaybeMichaelson, Ingrid47, 145The upper-case "X" is a standard "scratch" strum. The lower-case "x" is a strum muted by the fretting hand.
145D XxxxD Xxxx
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D DUX D Xxxx
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
MaybeMichaelson, Ingrid47, 144The upper-case "X" is a standard "scratch" strum. The lower-case "x" is a strum muted by the fretting hand.
147D D D U D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Misery BusinessParamore146, 148
148D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

D D D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Misery BusinessParamore146, 147
149D D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Naked and FamousPresidents of the United States of America, The11, 130
150w/swing feel:
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D DUD DUDUDU UDU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
The Only Living Boy in New YorkSimon and Garfunkel
151D DUD DUD DUD DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
WonderwallOasis84
152D D D D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
AlrightPilate52, 153, 154
153D D DUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
AlrightPilate52, 152, 154
154B B D DUDUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
AlrightPilate52, 152, 153
155D D DUDUD D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Comfortably NumbPink Floyd156
156B D B B D DU
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Comfortably NumbPink Floyd155