My Songbook

Welcome to my library of songs, these are the songs I teach on a regular basis, this is now ALL yours!

– More than 150 songs !!
– All in PDF, free to download
– All well presented with lyrics and chords, 100% accuracy, verified by me
– Strumming patterns, tabs for finger pinking intros/pieces
– Useful tips on how to play them

As always, practice AND enjoy!!


Beginners / Improvers songs

Easy songs to play, all with open chords, some are very straight forward, whereas others could have a lot of chord changes, some of them would also require basics of finger picking… and maybe one bar chords or two…

4 non-blondes – What’s going on
Adele – Someone like you
Aslan – Crazy world
America – Horse with no name
Animals (The)  – House of the rising sun
Beatles (The) – Hey Jude
Beatles (The) – Complete SongBook!
Beatles (The) – Let it be
Beatles (The) – Love me do
Bob Dylan – Knocking on Heaven’s door
Bob Dylan – Blowing in the wind
Bob Marley – Redemption Song
Bob Marley – Three little birds
Bob Marley – No woman no cry
Bruce Springsteen – The River
Coldplay – Yellow
Coldplay – Don’t panic
Credence Clearwater Revival – Have you ever seen the rain
Credence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising
David Bowie – Space Oddity
David Bowie – Ziggy stardust
David  Bowie– Starman

Eagles (The)  – Hotel California (in Am without bar chords)
Eagles (The) – Take it easy
Eagles (The) – Peaceful easy feeling
Greenday – Good riddance
Greenday – Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Guns n’ Roses – Patience
Guns n’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine (acoustic version)
John Lennon – Stand by me
Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash – Hurt
Kinks (The) – Waterloo Sunset
Kinks (The) – You really got me
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah (in the key of G for beginners)
Lumineers – Flapper girl
Lumineers – Hey ho
Metallica – Nothing else matters
Neil Young – Heart of gold
Neil Young – Needle and the damage done
Oasis – Wonderwall
Oh happy days!
Otis Redding – Dock of the Bay
Pink Floyd – Wish you were here
Plain White T’s – hey there Delilah
Pogues (The)  – Dirty old town
Rem – Everybody hurts
Rem – Loosing my religion
Roberta Flack – Killing me softly
Rod Stewart – Maggie May
Rolling Stones (The) – Wild Horses
Simon & Garfunkel – Mrs Robinson
Steve Earle – Galway Girl
Steeler Wheelers – Stuck in the middle with you
Thin Lizzy / Traditional – Whiskey in the Jar
Tracy Chapman – Fast car
U2 – One
Van Morisson – Brown eyed girl
Waterboys – Fisherman’s Blues
Zombies (The)  – She’s not there

Intermediate songs

The songs below would be too hard for a beginner level. Some could be easily done by improvers, but they involve somehow a good grasp with the bar chords, and in some cases, they would require to be comfortable with finger-picking…

Adele / Bob Dylan – To make you feel my love
Eva Cassidy – At last
Band (the) – The weight
BB King – The thrill is gone
Blues – Before you accuse me/Sweet home Chicago
Beatles (The) – Blackbird (tabs)see video
Beatles (The) – Come together
Beatles (The) – Get back
Beatles (The) – Help!
Beatles (The) – I wanna hold your hand
Beatles (The) – I saw her standing there
Beatles (The) – Something in the way
Beyonce – To the left
Bob Dylan – Lay lady lay
Bob Marley – No woman no cry
Bob Marley – Stir it up
Bob Marley – I shot the sheriff
Bob Marley – Is this love
Bob Marley – Could you be loved
Box Tops (the) – the letter
Chuck Berry – Johnny B Good
Cat Stevens – Father and son
Curtis mayfield – People get ready
Cat Stevens – Wild world
Cindy Lauper – True colors – see video intro
Credence Clearwater Revival – Proud Mary
Dire Straits – Romeo & Juliet
Eagles (The) – Hotel California (original key)
Ed Sheeran – A team
Eric Clapton – Layla
Eric Clapton – Nobody knows you
Freddie King – key to the Highway
Fleetwood Mac – Landslide (tabs)
Iris – Goo goo dolls
Isaac Albeniz – Leyenda (classical)Video
Johnny Cash – Walk the line
John Lennon – Imagine
Kansas – Dust in the wind (tabs)
Keane – Somewhere only we know
Kinks (The) – Lola
Kinks (The) – Sunny afternoon
Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama
Mamas & papas – California dreamin’
Michael Jackson – Beat it
Neil Young – Harvest moon
Neil Young – Old man
Nirvana – Smell like teen spirit
Nirvana – Lithium
Pharell Williams – I’m happy
Pogues (The)  – Fairy tales of New York
Pink Floyd – Money
Pink Floyd – Another brick in the wall
Pink Floyd – Is there anybody out there? (tabs)
Police – Roxanne acoustic (acoustic adaptation)
Police – Every breath you take (acoustic finger picking adaptation)
Santana – Black magic Woman
Stevie ray Vaughan – Mary had a little lamb
Queen – Don’t stop me now
Radiohead – High and dry
Radiohead – Karma police
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under the Bridge
Rolling Stones – Brown sugar
Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack flash
Rolling Stones – Honky-tonk woman
Rolling Stones (The) – Angie
Sting – Fields of gold
Thin Lizzy – Boys are back in town
Thin Lizzy – Dancing in the Moonlight
Tom Petty – Free falling
Tom Waits – I hope that I won’t fall in love with you
Van Morisson – Moondance

Advanced songs

Here are the tough ones, well some of them could be considered like intermediate, but at some point it’s difficult to put a label of difficulty into songs. They just have their dose of technique and you need to have experience with the guitar to play them well…

Bossa nova – Girl from Ipanema
Bossa nova – Quiet nights
Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing
Eric Clapton – Tears in heaven
Eva Cassidy – Fields of goldsee video
Frank Sinatra – Fly me to the moon (chord melody – see video)
Jazz standard – Autumn leaves
Jazz standard – Summertime
Mama & papas – Dream a little dream
Nina Simone – My Baby just cares for me
Summertime – Jazz standard
Stevie Wonder – Superstition
Stevie Wonder – Master blaster