Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Easy Acoustic Songs"

Album:

Song Key: C

Fresh Wind

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Some nice lead combos

Nice slow building

Holding down the low end

Beautiful piano line

Album:

Song Key: A

You Are The Lord

Artist: Brett Younker

Big chorus ballad riffs

Heavy on those toms

Throw your head back and drop it

Taking it back to the old school

Album:

Song Key: B

Turn Your Eyes

Artist: Sovereign Grace

Light Duty for both guitars on this one so lay back and enjoy the slow pace

Super chill song. Just need some coordination in the beginning.

Great song with some nice chord changes

Gentle piano work throughout

Album:

Song Key: D

Holy Water

Artist: We The Kingdom

Grit and growl.

Easy Peezy.

A lot to get but super fun.

Gospel piano and grinding organ make this song.

Album:

Song Key: A

I'm Listening

Artist: Chris McClarney

Sneaking that lead riff onto acoustic to add to the slide work on electric.

Simple Grooves!

Great Groove, Simple parts. 5 string but you can play it easily on 4.

Album:

Song Key: Eb

Fade Away

Artist: Melodie Malone

Easy acoustic with a few fun lead parts.

Tight grooves!

Groovy second verse and lines up with kick nicely.

Album:

Song Key: C

Behold The Lamb

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Easy acoustic tune with a few key lead riffs.

Toms and spacious grooves to start and then we lay into it!!

Pretty easy, has a quick change in the chorus but you can do it!!!

Heavy on the piano

Album:

Song Key: C

Follow You Anywhere

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Nice and easy.

Fun Grooves!

Great parts. Not too hard to master once you know each part.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Surrounded (Fight My Battles)

Artist: Michael W. Smith

Build and build and build

Fun Grooves to play!!

Two parts Mix and Match!

Simple but powerful.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

New Wine

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Pretty easy one for all guitarists involved.

Lots of Tom grooves!

Pretty straight forward with a nice push in the chorus.

We carry the load on this but it's a light one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Hallelujah For The Cross

Artist: Chris McClarney

Combining two main lead parts and an easy acoustic part.

Such a great song and a sweet little groove in verse 2.

Two great grooves and some sweet verses.

Epic tune.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Won't Stop Now

Artist: Elevation Worship

Watch the push on the bridge

Such a dynamic and tom driven song.

Such fun changes in the Bridge.

Hit that bridge

Album:

Song Key: D

Here Again

Artist: Elevation Worship

We carry the hook on this.

Such a dynamic song.

Nice overdrive on this tone.

Synth and strings -- you got this!

Album:

Song Key: C

Great Is Thy Faithfulness (Beginning To End)

Artist: One Sonic Society

Simple arpeggios and we added an acoustic part.

Super easy one!

Super easy once you get the tone down.

Nice piano update of an old hymn.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E♭

Blessed Assurance

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of repetition but it builds

Fun little 6/8 tune

Hold down that low end

Pretty basic from a playing standpoint

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Scandal of Grace

Artist: Hillsong United

Tons of tremolo picking and the strum pattern can't get any easier in this 3/4 tune.

Driving song with some unique grooves.

Great 6/4 song with such fun rhythmic grooves.

Synthy goodness

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Came To My Rescue

Artist: Hillsong United

Strum pattern's a little different in this one but it's simple enough. Nice opening lead riff as well.

Lots of snare rolls and toms in this one.

Get warmed up for that bridge.

Easy pads on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

All Hail King Jesus

Artist: Jeremy Riddle

Epic parts. Tone section is important so check it out.

We start off pretty chill on this one but hang in there it gets a little bigger.

Sneaky 2 bars but a great bass part.

Beautiful layers

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

More Like Jesus

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Lead work starts slow but it builds.

Not much to this one.

6/8 Drivey one.

Epic Keys!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E♭

Holy Ground

Artist: Melodie Malone

Easy acoustic and LOTS of lead work.

Very dynamic song!!

4 Chords and some great grooves!

Lots to do with four chords.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)

Artist: Casting Crowns

Simple acoustic and some light riffing.

Super simple grooves!

Some nice grooves and riffs.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Never Once

Artist: Matt Redman

Great song for practicing your windmills.

We save the back beat groove for the end on this one but it's coming.

Added bits to learn but you can always simplify.

This piano riff drives the song

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Build My Life

Artist: Brett Younker

Easy acoustic and lots of basic lead

Easy easy song!

Very easy one with some nice chord substitutions.

Slow and easy.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Waiting Here For You

Artist: Martin Smith

Slow builder but the last section takes it to the roof.

Speaking of waiting...

Straight ahead slow build and not too much work.

A 16th note arp the entire time!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Awake My Soul

Artist: Chris Tomlin

This one will at least awaken your ability to strum in time.

Real simple pocket tune.

Only a few changes in this one.

A nice syncopated piano melody!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Set A Fire

Artist: Jesus Culture with Martin Smith

A real study in how to build a song. Interesting lead work too.

Loving how the repetition on this song keeps building and building and building and...

Growing sub division.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Alive

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

High energy synth tune. We add acoustic and teach synth parts on the lead guitar.

This is a straight up dance tune.

crazy dotted 8th groove!

Put your 'big boy pants' on... this tune is a challenge!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Jesus Paid It All

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Simple chord changes and a really nicely layered lead rhythm part.

Super simple tune! Just have to remember 3/4

Easy Peasy

Easy Chorder

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Great Are You Lord

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

One of Jason's favorite songs. Some interesting ambient lead techniques in this one.

Relaxed 6/8 vibe all the way through this one!

Not too tricky and has some beautiful parts that are under the radar to learn.

Time for the piano!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

The Same Love

Artist: Paul Baloche

Would Paul Baloche steer you wrong? No. No he wouldn't.

Straight forward and simple. Get ready to sit down in that pocket.

Super straight forward and fun.

Nice, relaxed piano part.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Banner

Artist: Desperation Band

Get ready to raise it. This one gets loud.

We're playing open-handed so great technique builder.

Quick Tempo Driving 8th notes.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Calvary

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Easy strummer with a strong message.

Lay back. Way back.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

My Story

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Great one for beginners on both lead and rhythm. Just groove, baby.

There is a lot going on this groove but it's a ton of fun to play.

only start playing waaaay late in the song.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

We Must Remember

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Nice open E sound with interchangeable lead and rhythm parts

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

The Lord Our God

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Soaring melody, simple parts for both lead and rhythm. You should learn this. Like, now.

Another easy chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Sovereign

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Here's a simply written tune with a great melody. No reason you can't get this one ready by Sunday.

A great 16th note melody!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Song of Hope

Artist: Robbie Seay Band

Great lead work and a simple acoustic groove.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Strong God

Artist: Desperation Band

Nice slow tune that helps with the chord changes. Lead guitar, start practicing your windmills.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

He Reigns

Artist: Newsboys

3 simple chords but the palm muting can make it a little tricky.

Straight forward and powerful.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

My Hope is in You

Artist: Aaron Shust

Killer piano hooks for guitar and some harmonics.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Always

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Easy strummer with a simple riff and solid lyric.

Petty straight forward and driving.

Great track with some distortion on the bass!!!Grrr

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