Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Challenging Fingerpicking Songs"

Album:

Song Key: C

Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me

Artist: CityAlight

Tons of fingerpicking and a nice complementary lead part.

Simple song for drummers.

Easy with the same chord structures for all verses and chorus's.

Piano driven hymn sounding good.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Holy Spirit

Artist: Jesus Culture with Martin Smith

Do some fingerpicking, play some slide, and that's just the lead work! Acoustic just strums the night away.

Lots of tom work in this one!!

Drivey song but not too difficult.

Basic Chorder!

Album:

Song Key: F

You Say

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Living Hope

Artist: Phil Wickham

Album:

Song Key: B

Jesus We Love You

Artist: Bethel Music

Intense acoustic and slide lead guitar

Lets figure out how to condense some of the grooves.

Super great and really easy!

Nice piano lines...

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

Majesty

Artist: Delirious

Beautiful picking tune. A TON of bonus content. One of our favorite lessons.

We play a really supportive role and let the lyrics be the focal point.

Bass riff is a major part of the song. Really great, creative piece.

That string part is killer.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

No Other Name

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Lots of acoustic work in this one and simple lead guitar. We simplify in the solo acoustic section.

We've got some 2-bars so watch it!

Driving 8ths and great changes.

Easy Chords but Challenging sounds! Bring your "A" game!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Oh How I Need You

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Foot stomper that's a joy to play. Electric is a piece of cake.

Taking two drummers and making them one.

Nice hollow body Bass tone

Diamonds are forever!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Broken Vessels (Amazing Grace)

Artist: Hillsong Worship

This tune has one riff that starts building and never looks back. Nice acoustic fingerpicking also.

This song cuts loose but you have to be patient.

16ths all day long!

Great piano lines. Lots of sections so pay attention.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Nothing Is Impossible

Artist: Planetshakers

Effect heavy riffs that sound harder than they are. Rhythm strumming is a little tricky.

Remember the title of this song when you first give it a listen.

I've simplified a bit but there's additional content for you pros.

Don't let this one scare you. Not as rough as you might think.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

My Lighthouse

Artist: Rend Collective

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Christ Be All Around Me

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

Beautiful tune with simple finger picking and easy lead.

Only one groove making all that much more important to hang in the pocket.

Second verse is amazing!

A nice piano ballad.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: Bb

How Great Thou Art

Artist: Paul Baloche

Driving from start to finish

A lot of moving parts in this tune.

Straight 8ths all the way!

Lay down that organ

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Sinking Deep

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

One of our favorite solo acoustic chapters ever.

We have to wait a bit before we come in but its totally worth it!!

Very cool bridge parts!

Easy piano arps!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Revelation Song

Artist: Gateway Worship

The Epic Worship Ballad!!!

Solid pocket grooves!

More intense but fun to get your fingers wrapped around.

Four chords and some strings!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Have It All

Artist: Bethel Music

Melodic fingerpicking and lead work

A lot of percussion going on in this song so we need to pick out the root groove!

Nice groove towards the end.

Tasty parts on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Cornerstone

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Great update of a classic hymn. Includes additional bonus content

Lots of toms!

Solid easy parts

Easy piano chords with a little strings

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Tonight

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

Simple lead work and some solid acoustic work.

Just two grooves. Great for beginners.

Quarter note groove. Good passing tones.

A nice campfire piano tune.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Jesus, Be My Savior

Artist: Paul Baloche

Beautiful hymn-like tune. Acoustic finger picking follows the melody and the lead does some tasteful ambient slide work.

Easy pads

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Salvation is Here

Artist: Hillsong United

High energy burner. Turn it up to 11.

This one is pretty fast so hold on!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Burning In My Soul

Artist: Brett Younker

Lots of fun acoustic fingerpicking and strumming with some simple lead work.

Another easy chorder with a few syncopated lines.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

To Be Like You

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Soft, beautiful and heartfelt.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

Called Me Higher

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Love the acoustic work in this tune. Plenty of picking. Simple lead work.

Easy song to learn!!

Beautiful restrained bass tone.

Diamonds are a musicians best friend!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B

God You Are My God

Artist: One Sonic Society

Love. This. Song. Mellow all throughout. Tons of fingerpicking but easy enough for a novice. Give it a shot.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Your Name

Artist: Paul Baloche

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

My God

Artist: Desperation Band

Pretty fingerpicking and some nice ambient lead work.

Super simple with one little passing tone.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

All My Fountains

Artist: Chris Tomlin

High energy strumming combines with some fingerpicking to create one of our most fun songs to play.

E...Z...

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Beautiful Things

Artist: Gungor

So many great techniques and voicings in this one. Lead guitar: defer to your acoustic sibling.

Great song with some amazing chord substitutions.