The Complete Idiot's Guide to Acoustic Guitar Songs

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Acoustic Guitar Songs
30 Acoustic Guitar Hits

Guitar Book Item: 00-27755

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The Complete Idiot's Guide songbooks are designed to get novice guitarists playing immediately, and playing the songs that inspired them to pick up a guitar in the first place.

Each song in The Complete Idiot's Guide books is preceded by a lesson that focuses on the most important technical and musical features. Fingerings, patterns, and techniques are discussed and broken down to help make learning smooth and simple. Most guitar songs are relatively easy to play, and the arrangements in these books are simplified just enough to show those core, natural guitar parts without being overcomplicated, just the way a friend might show someone how to play a song one-on-one. Learning is made even simpler with each song written in standard music notation plus TAB and guitar chord diagrams.

Learn top hits within a matter of hours! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Acoustic Guitar Songs features 30 songs total from artists such as Eric Clapton, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy Buffett, Joni Mitchell, and many more.

Sample Pages


Title Composer
A Horse with No Name Dewey Bunnell (composer)
A Love Song Kenny Loggins (composer); Dona Lyn George (composer)
Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell (composer)
Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell (composer)
Can't Find My Way Home Steve Winwood (composer)
Cat's in the Cradle Harry Chapin (composer); Sandy Chapin (composer)
Classical Gas Mason Williams (composer)
Copperline James Taylor (composer); Reynolds Price (composer)
Danny's Song Kenny Loggins (composer)
Early Mornin' Rain Gordon Lightfoot (composer)
Friend of the Devil Jerry Garcia (composer); John Dawson (composer); Robert Hunter (lyricist)
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) Billie Joe Armstrong (composer); Frank E. Wright III (composer); Michael Pritchard (composer)
I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song Jim Croce (composer)
If You Could Read My Mind Gordon Lightfoot (composer)
Layla (Unplugged) Eric Clapton (composer); Jim Gordon (composer)
Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett (composer)
Mr. Bojangles Jerry Jeff Walker (composer)
Never Going Back Again Lindsey Buckingham (composer)
Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels) Jim Croce (composer)
Peaceful Easy Feeling Jack Tempchin (composer)
My Sweet Lady John Denver (composer)
Photographs & Memories Jim Croce (composer)
Ripple Jerry Garcia (composer); Robert Hunter (composer)
Scarborough Fair / Canticle Paul Simon (arranger); Art Garfunkel (arranger)
Sister Golden Hair Gerry Beckley (composer)
Sunshine on My Shoulders John Denver (composer); Mike Taylor (composer); Richard Kniss (composer)
Take It Easy Glenn Frey (composer); Jackson Browne (composer)
Taxi Harry Chapin (composer)
Wake Me Up When September Ends Billie Joe Armstrong (lyricist); Frank E. Wright III (composer); Michael Pritchard (composer)
You Can Leave Your Hat On Randy Newman (composer)

Additional Information

Series: Complete Idiot's Guide
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book
Page Count: 192
Item Number: 00-27755
ISBN 10: 0-7390-4627-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-4627-2
UPC: 038081303222

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