Almost all songs that you hear on electric can be played on acoustic guitar. That’s why playing the acoustic is so much fun. But another reason it can be fun is when you know some easy acoustic guitar songs. And that’s what’s on the agenda for today! 17 easy acoustic guitar songs with chords and more to make it easy for you to learn them too.
Easy Acoustic Guitar Songs:
- Tulsa Time By Don Williams (What is the Easiest Country Song on Guitar)
- Cry to Me by Solomon Burke
- Kris Kristofferson Why Me Lord
- George Strait Amarillo By Morning
- Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
- Merle Haggard – The Running Kind
- Tim McGraw and faith hill: It’s Your Love
- Go Rest High on That Mountain – Vince Gill
- Christmas Canon Rock – Trans Siberian Orchestra
- Eric Church You Make it Look so Easy
- Remember When – Alan Jackson
- Are the Good Times Really Over – Merle Haggard
- The Blues Man by Hank Williams Jr
- Teach Your Children by Crosby, Stills, & Nash
- Is It Cold In Here by Joe Diffie
- Kenny Rogers – Lucille
- Yard Sale by Sammy Kershaw
So If you want to learn some really fun acoustic songs. Then grab your guitar and lets get started.
1. Tulsa Time By Don Williams is an Easy Acoustic Guitar Song
The list is a list of easy songs. But to get started try a famous song that only has two chords in it. What I like to call the easiest country song to learn on guitar. And that is Tulsa Time by Don Williams. This song has such a good beat and rhythm pattern to it. It’s hard to believe how easy it is to play. Check out the What’s the Easiest Country Song to Learn on Guitar.
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2. Cry to Me – Solomon Burke
This song has that 60’s vibe and R & B soulful rhythm. And may I add; So much fun to play and sing. Cry to Me is a song done by Solomon Burke. And it has 3 easy chords and a easy chord progression. Which is in this Cry to Me Guitar Lesson. Enjoy this easy acoustic guitar song.
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3. Kris Kristofferson Why Me Lord Acoustic Guitar Easy Song
Maybe you think of Kris Kristofferson as a movie star. But he can do it all. And the song Why me Lord is off of his album Jesus Was a Capricorn. This is an easy acoustic song on guitar. Again if your wanting a good song to strum easy chords to this is the one. And it is at a slower tempo. Here is the Kris Kristofferson Why me Lord Guitar Lesson.
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4. George Strait Amarillo By Morning Chords & More
This song was requested by one of my Super fans on YouTube. And it’s a good acoustic guitar song. It is a little bit tricky playing it because there are a few more chords. But they are all easy to play. Go slow and Take them one at a time. And before you know it you will be playing the song. Here is the link to George Strait Amarillo By Morning Guitar Lesson.
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5. Pretty Woman By Roy Orbison
This is not only an easy acoustic guitar song, but an iconic one too. Just to let you know up front, part of the lesson is with an electric guitar. But don’t pay that no mind. You can play it all on an acoustic guitar. Either way I promise you are going to have fun playing this one. Click to see Pretty Woman Chords: The Ultimate Resource.
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6. Easy Merle Haggard – The Running Kind
Merle Haggard one of the founders of Country Music. And one of my favorite singer song writers. This song the Running Kind is one of those easy acoustic guitar songs with a great Country groove. Another easy fun song on guitar. I know I keep saying that there my favorites. But they are so much fun to play. Try out Merle Haggard Guitar Lesson: The Running Kind. Have Fun!!
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7. Tim McGraw – faith hill: It’s Your Love
Who doesn’t like a Country Love song? And in the case of Tim And Faith a real life love song. One of my favorites from the first time I heard this song. I knew I had to learn it and then many years later doing a guitar lesson of this song. So if your ready for this easy acoustic guitar song, click the link for Tim McGraw and faith hill: It’s Your Love Guitar Lesson.
8. Go Rest High on That Mountain – Vince Gill
Now I’m not kidding this one is a great song to play on guitar. And if you can sing and play, then your going to have twice as much fun. Vince Gill is one of the best singers and a lot of people don’t realize it, but he is a great guitarist too. Although in this song easy guitar song he is playing mostly Rhythm. There is an instrumental in the song or solo. But Just stick to the strumming for now. Anyway take a look at How to Play Go Rest High on That Mountain. Your going to love this one!
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9. Christmas Canon Rock on Acoustic Guitar
It’s never a bad time to learn a good Christmas song is it? Well check this out. Yeah there is an awesome solo in this song Christmas Canon Rock. But if you listen carefully 90% of the song is all rhythm and that’s not all. There are easy chords that if you don’t know your getting ready to learn. This is a really cool song to learn on guitar. And another easy acoustic song. So if your ready to learn How to Play Christmas Canon Rock on Acoustic Guitar click the link.
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10. Eric Church You Make it Look so Easy
Who would think that these songs your hearing everywhere are songs that are easy to play on guitar. But not all songs are easy acoustic songs but fortunately this one is. Take a look at this Eric Church You Make it Look so Easy Guitar Lesson Chords. Another great acoustic guitar song.
Remember go slow when your learning these songs. If you get stuck stop where you are stuck and learn it. Then move to the next part of the song. That’s how learning guitar works and if you need more secrets The Guitar Players Bootcamp Course might be up your alley.
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11. Remember When – Alan Jackson
Who doesn’t Remember When. A great Alan Jackson song. This is definitely one of those Country songs your going to want to learn. It is one of those easy acoustic guitar songs that has everything in it. A great chord progression. Great singing and is actually fun to play. Take a look at the Remember When – Alan Jackson Guitar Lesson.
Remember when was written and recorded by Alan Jackson. The song was released in 2003. The song was on the Greatest hits volume 2 album.
And the song was on the Billboards hot Country songs charts for 2 weeks. Sitting at number one. That was in 2004. Then maxed out at number 29 on the Billboards hot 100. Source
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12. Are the Good Times Really Over – Merle Haggard
One of the Founders of Country Music, Merle Haggard. I grew up listening to Merle on the radio. But it wasn’t until recent years that this song came back to me. When I was thinking about what kind of guitar lesson could I do. Then once I remembered this song. It was so much fun putting it together for any student that wants to learn How to Play Are the Good Times Really Over (Guitar Lesson). Have fun with this one!
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13. The Blues Man by Hank Williams Jr
If Your Ready for an easy acoustic song to play on your guitar this is it. By no other than the Blues man Bocephus. This song has been done by so many Country musicians. Including George Jones and Dolly Parton. It’s a good one and easy to play. There are 3 easy chords. Take a look at The Blues Man Guitar Lesson.
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14. Teach Your Children by Crosby, Stills, & Nash
This is an iconic song was written by Graham Nash. He was actually in the group the Hollies when it was written. The song was never recorded in a studio by the Hollies.
But there is a live recording of the song. The song was released in 1970 by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Source Believe it or not there are easy chords for beginners and all guitarists.
Take a look at the chords and more so that you can learn how to play it too. In the guitar lesson Teach Your Children by Crosby, Stills, & Nash Easy Chords.
15. Is It Cold In Here by Joe Diffie
Unfortunately we lost Joe Diffie in 2020. But he left us with some great Country songs to learn and play on guitar. One that I always liked and all though he had many great hits. This one was a favorite of mine. And I hope one of yours also. And that’s is it cold in here. Are you ready to learn this song? If so click this link to Is It Cold In Here Joe Diffie Guitar Lesson (Complete).
Joe Diffie Signed onto Epic Records in 1990 and in just a short 14 years Joe Diffie had 35 songs on the Billboard hot Country songs chart. Which 5 of those songs hit number 1. He also had 12 other singles hit the top 10 on the Billboard chart and another 10 hit the top 40 on the same chart. Source
Joe Diffie RIP. December , 28,1958 – March 29th, 2020
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16. Kenny Rogers – Lucille
When I was growing up I listened to the sweet voice of Kenny Rogers. Another great Country legend. Who unfortunately we lost in 2020. But his music lives on. And one of the many Kenny Roger songs that I remember is Lucille. I hope you like learning this, as much as I enjoyed making this Kenny Rogers Lucille Guitar Lesson (Complete).
Kenny Rogers could do it all. He had so much talent. He was a singer, song writer, musician, actor, record producer. And if that wasn’t enough he was also an entrepreneur. Kenny Rogers was born in Houston Tx. On August 21, 1938. Kenny Rogers was elected to the Country Music Hall of fame in 2013. Kenny Rogers had more than 120 music hits that were not just in Country Music. This tells you the depth of his talent. And in the United Stated he topped the Country music and pop charts for more than 200 individual weeks.
He sold more than 100 million records world wide during his lifetime. Which made him one of the best selling music artists of all time. He was brilliant in many Genre’s of music… Country, Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Folk. Source
RIP Kenneth Ray Rogers – August 21, 1938 – March 20th, 2020.
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17. Yard Sale by Sammy Kershaw
Sammy Kershaw a Country music singer who released 16 studio Albums. And out of the 16, 3 were certified platnum and two more were certified Gold. That is the kind of Star Sammy Kershaw is. Sammy Kershaw had many songs on the top of the billboards. Source And Yard Sale was one of them in 1992 Yard Sale was released and became no. 17 on the Billboard Charts. This is an Easy acoustic guitar song and here is the lesson. Yard Sale Sammy Kershaw Chords(Complete Guitar Lesson).
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