Songs

Showing 76 to 86 of 86 articles.


Arkansas Traveler Cover

Play the Classic Fiddle Tune "Arkansas Traveler"


Try your hand at “Arkansas Traveler,” the official state historic song of Arkansas. This arrangement in the key of C is excerpted from Fiddle Tune Essentials.


Video. Songs. Bluegrass. Country. Flatpicking. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

Fair and Tender Ladies Cover

Learn to Play the Traditional Song "Fair and Tender Ladies"


"Fair and Tender Ladies" sounds great with a banjo-like echo. Discover how to create this effect and play the first 11 bars of today’s excerpt from Traditional Songs with Jody Stecher.


Video. Songs. Folk.

Cover

Play the Irish Love Song "Heather on the Moor"


Brought back to popularity by Paul Brady in the late ’70s, the traditional Irish song "Heather on the Moor" is an easy-to-play tune about unrequited love . Play the first 12 bars as taken from Irish Songs for Guitar.


Audio. Songs. Folk. Early Intermediate.

St. Anne's Reel Cover

Learn to Play the Fiddle Tune "St. Anne's Reel" on Guitar


“St. Anne’s Reel” is a flatpicker’s favorite, thought to be of French-Canadian origin. Play through the first nine bars in today’s excerpt from Fiddle Tune Essentials.


Video. Songs. Bluegrass. Flatpicking. Folk. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

Cover

Play the Irish Tune "Whiskey in the Jar"


“Whiskey in the Jar” is instantly recognizable as an Irish pub favorite. Play the first eight bars with today’s excerpt from Irish Songs for Guitar.


Video. Songs. Folk. Early Intermediate.

Bolero Cover

Play the Spanish Classical Song "Bolero"


Give your set a Spanish flair with the flamenco-inspired classical guitar piece "Bolero."


Video. Songs. Classical. Advanced.

Johnny-Cash-Goes-to-Prison

25th Anniversary Issue


In this 25th anniversary special section, Acoustic Guitar explores the world of acoustic music from every angle: the most influential acoustic-guitar players; the most significant moments in acoustic-music history; and more. The sections are divided into lists of 25, to celebrate the 25 years AG has been your guide to the acoustic guitar.


Video.

Fingerstyle Blues Songbook COVER

Learn Traditional Songs


Add these traditional blues, folk, and Celtic songs to your repertoire.


Video. Audio.

Ukulele Basics


Bitten by the ukulele bug? This series of lessons, songs, and articles is sure to feed your need for all things uke.


Video. Audio.

Country Blues Guitar Basics

Explore the Blues


Everybody loves the blues. Whether you prefer to jam on the blues with a friend or try to master a fingerstyle blues classic by an old master, these seven lessons will give you some new insights into a timeless style.


Video. Audio.

Lagrima cover

Play Classical Guitar Now


For guitarists who haven’t devoted years into studying at the local conservatory, developing a classical guitar repertoire can seem like an impossible goal. In this series of articles, we’ll look at techniques and musical pieces accessible to guitarists regardless of skill level and musical background.


Video. Audio.

Search by

Keyword

Level

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Early Intermediate

Style

Bluegrass
Blues
Classical
Country
Flatpicking
Folk
Fingerstyle
Jazz
Rock
Technique and Theory
Guitar Care
Recording
Songwriting

Type

Sessions
Songs
Lessons
Advice
News
Get all things acoustic guitar in your inbox with our free newsletters. Your E-mail: