Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Work On Your Pad Game"

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Champion

Artist: Bethel Music

Couple variations on a few simple parts.

Simple little 6/8 tune.

Some really fun parts with some overdrive if you have it.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

See a Victory

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of fun lead work with a simple acoustic strumming part.

Super fun song!!

Driving big ballad, great riffs.

Cool lead line on that chorus.

Album:

Song Key: E

Way Maker

Artist: Leeland

Fingerpicked acoustic and lots of lead parts.

Straight forward and powerful.

What a song!

Piano and pads carries this through

Album:

Song Key: A♭

Your Name Is Power

Artist: Rend Collective

Tons of acoustic picking and a great strat riff for the intros.

Love that fill on the bridge

Great song with two different pretty challenging chorus grooves. You can do it!!

Piano and organ give this a natural sound.

Album:

Song Key: D

King of Kings

Artist: Hillsong Worship

A short, easy song from Hillsong? Surely you jest!

Big tom grooves on this one.

Awesome grooves on this one.

Simple piano tune with some cool pads.

Album:

Song Key: C

Run To The Father

Artist: Cody Carnes

Love our lead parts and the acoustic even has an interesting strum pattern.

Straight forward.

Synth Bass beginning and then real bass from bridge.

We're driving this one. So sit deep in that pocket.

Album:

Song Key: E

Jesus You Alone

Artist: Highlands Worship

Love the way the parts fall together on this one.

Simple 6/8 song.

Quite a few grooves on this but a great song.

A gentle keys lead.

Album:

Song Key: A

Hope Has A Name

Artist: River Valley Worship

Cool rhythm riffs and easy acoustic.

Straight forward.

Synth bass on this one that I will show you on Electric bass.

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: G

Spirit Lead Me

Artist: Influence Music

Easy acoustic and love that lead riff at the end.

Easy Peasy!

Easy with the same form.

Multi-tone Soundscape

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

You Are Good

Artist: Bethel Music

Straight rock.

Fast paced tune, get ready to hang on!

Fast Drivey lines. FUN!!

Easy synths with nice piano lines...

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:

Song Key: B

Fighting For Us

Artist: Michael Farren

Simple tune with something to do through the whole thing.

Such a fun song!

Groove with the drums is awesome. Easy chord pattern.

Cool pads and a couple hooks.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Nobody Loves Me Like You

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Acoustic picking and a simple lead.

Pretty straight forward grooves for this tune. Lets dive in!

Great simple bass line with some nice bits to learn.

Nice piano part

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:

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:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: F

I Surrender

Artist: Hillsong Worship

This slow burner is all about soft picking and reverbed tremolo

Simple song to learn.

Its straight forward with a great Groove in the second half.

Pretty pad heavy on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G♭

Alive

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Soft song with fingerpicking on both rhythm and lead

Only one groove on this one! Easy peasy!

So So easy and lovely!

Easy Piano Ballad

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Revelation Song

Artist: Kari Jobe

Great practice for flat picking and some big lead parts.

Pretty simple grooves.

This is a simple song to mark the changes but we will learn a whole lot more in this version.

Easy Chords

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Hosanna

Artist: Hillsong United

Great opening lead riff. Lock in those hammer-ons!

Fun little intricate groove at the beginning of this song. You've got this!!

All about bass! Amazing 16ths!

Love the pad on this one.

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:

Song Key: D

Miracles

Artist: Jesus Culture

This one is simple but you need to know where you're at.

Pretty simple grooves.

Super easy! You've got this!

Cool piano pad.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

The Way (New Horizon)

Artist: Pat Barrett

Nice acoustic tune with a clear lead line on the chorus

Lay back on this one and enjoy the groove.

Fun Song, Nice Groove.

Organ and piano give this an organic feel

Album:

Song Key: A

God Of Wonders

Artist: Paul Baloche

This is the very first lesson we ever posted! A worthy beginning...

Just one main groove for this one.

Love when we come on in this one.

Another great right hander!

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Living Hope

Artist: Phil Wickham

So many guitar layers and finger picking for acoustic.

Some simple supportive grooves until we get to lay it down at the end.

pretty straight with some nice riffs at the end.

Pretty simple.

Album:

Song Key: C

You Are Life

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Double delay and easy strum on acoustic

This one drives and we get to do a pretty cool fill too!

driving 16ths

Synth tones hold this down

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: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Who You Say I Am

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Easy acoustic and lots of lead parts in this one.

This one is in 6/8 and has some groovy tom grooves!

Great 6/8 feel, with really cool patterns and grooves on choruses.

Heavy synth pads

Album:

Song Key: B♭

God You're So Good

Artist: Kristian Stanfill and Melodie Malone

Easy lead and great way to step into some acoustic note picking.

Start off light and drive it at the end.

Sparse parts but great inversions.

Filling the space in this one.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Come People Of The Risen King

Artist: Keith and Kristyn Getty

Great passing tone song.

Driving song from the get go.

This one gets a little funky

Work that loop

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: Up

Song Key: B

God's Not Dead (Like a Lion)

Artist: Newsboys

Big time guitar hook that's easy to play. Learn it right now.

This one moves fast!

Great parts, cool riffs and a great song to dig into.

Pads and pianos

Album:

Song Key: G

Mighty Cross

Artist: Elevation Worship

Just a few simple riffs.

Such a great song. Just hang on we'll get going.

Great "drivey" straight ahead song.

Keeping you busy

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Your Great Name

Artist: Natalie Grant

Pretty basic all around.

Fun song to play!

Fun song with a great groove.

Getting Stringy with it

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:

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:

Song Key: A

Whole Heart

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Couple key riffs and hits.

Lots of moving parts.

Big "drivey" song with a nice riff.

Busy fingers

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Resurrection Power

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Acoustic players are going to be busy with this one.

Powerful driving grooves.

Adventurous bridge.

Warm up those fingers

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Indescribable

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The lead on this one is a bit of a challenge and the chords might give you some fits. Of course, you are worthy of the challenge.

One groove is all you need.

This one's a monster! You've got this!!

Easy Chorder!

Album:

Song Key: C

Stronger

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Love the rhythm on the chord changes on this one.

This one is in 3/4 but it's not too hard.

So Much good stuff to learn. 16'ths and grooves and substitute chords

Basic piano tune on this one

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

The Cross Has The Final Word

Artist: Cody Carnes

Working around the awkward tuning on this one but it works.

Such a fun song to play. Get ready to have fun in the bridge!

This has a good groove and some 16ths to navigate.

Big song builder.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

This Is Amazing Grace

Artist: Bethel Music

Great lead guitar theme and some interesting strum work.

We're really cranking from the beginning so get ready.

mellow start but 16ths at the end.

Lay down those pads

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Lead Me To the Cross

Artist: Hillsong United

Lovely acoustic work and ambient lead work.

Pretty simple tune.

Good parts and slightly challenging groove.

Nice easy one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Here I Am To Worship

Artist: Chris Tomlin

A modern classic. Easy strummer with nice open voicings. Lead players get your E-Bows out!

Super simple!!

Live version, Great groove.

Get paddy

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Rooftops

Artist: Jesus Culture

Lead gets to have some fun with this one. Strum pattern is a little different too.

This one drives!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Holy Is The Lord

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The definition of a solid tune. Straight ahead strumming with some fun lead work.

Pretty simple song.

New groove on a great song!

Right hand only!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Forever Reign

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Partial palm muted rhythm with some delay-filled lead.

Simple tom grooves to start and then we get to let loose!!

Great 16th groove!

Break out the rhodes with a lot of delay!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Forgiven

Artist: David Crowder

Easy lead and lots of acoustic picking.

Starts simple and then we really get to let loose in the chorus.

great "drivey" tone.

Cool piano line.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

The Stand

Artist: Hillsong United

Nice slow groover with unique strum pattern and stand out leads.

Pretty simple tune overall.

Some really cool moves once you get into it.

Slow and simple.

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: 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: D

Today Is The Day

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

You shouldn't expect this to be easy. But you know that. You also know that if you work at it you can get it.

A great high energy song that keeps it simple.

Get wonky.

Easy Synths

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Glorious Day

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Driving acoustic and your lead work will keep you busy

Pretty simple song!

Super easy straight groove

Tickle those ivories.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today (He Is Not Dead)

Artist: NCC Worship

Your guitar players are going to love you. Nice and easy.

Fairly simple tune. Time to get friendly with your toms.

Great parts and easy to learn!

Synth and piano keep this one sounding full.

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: Medium

Song Key: A

Give Me Faith

Artist: Elevation Worship

Watch the intro! Also, you get to throw a capo in mid-song. Rock and roll.

Pretty simple song with a cool drum break!

Great Groove and interesting Pre Chorus.

Play that piano

Album:

Song Key: B♭

When You Walk Into The Room

Artist: Bryan And Katie Torwalt

Simple but cool alternating arpeggios on lead and rhythm.

Pretty simple tune.

Same Chords in verse and Chorus. 4 or 5 string.

Lots of space and pads.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

At Your Name

Artist: Phil Wickham

Lots of great lead in this one. You'll be all over the place.

Lay back in that pocket!

Real bass players paradise.

Love the piano on the verse

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

How Deep The Father's Love For Us

Artist: Austin Stone Worship

Beautiful arpeggios all around

Pretty simple tune. We just have to adjust to the new time signature.

6/4 but pretty simple.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Overcome

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Strong lead hook with some interesting acoustic voicings

Work the 6/8.

Pretty straight and easy. Taught on 5 string.

Paddy O'Padderson

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: F

Man of Sorrows

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Feels like a modern hymn. Well written with some cool acoustic picking.

Pretty simple tune.

Different groove but great to play.

Album:

Tempo: medium

Song Key: C

Fullness

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lotsa arpeggios in this one.

What a fun tune with a killer groove and sick fills!

Great groove on this one

Great arppegiated lines

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

What A Beautiful Name

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Time to get plucky

This ones a fun one!!

Groove on the Chorus!

Great reverb piano!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Remember

Artist: Passion

Windmill chords and intricate acoustic

Deep pocket in this tune!!

Glory Grooves!

Dualing Pianos!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B♭

King Of My Heart

Artist: John Mark and Sarah McMillan

Beautiful layering on the guitars in this one.

Super simple!!

Delay on the bass on this one!

Time for the 80s

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B

Abide With Me

Artist: Matt Redman

Simple lead and rhythm.

We have to wait our turn to come in on this one but it's worth it!

Delicate, Only play on the chorus!

Easy Chord'r!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

One Thing Remains

Artist: Bethel Music

Digging the guitar tone in this song. Lots of arpeggios.

Really working the eight note builds into a frenzy.

Driving 16ths and glorious 8ths

Four chords on a synth!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Endless Praise

Artist: Planetshakers

Be sure to take the Muting 101 Lesson!

This one is full of energy!!

So fun, Incredible dance groove!

Campfire synths!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

Made New

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

Clean and repetitive parts allow you to focus on learning the solo

Super simple tune with lots of energy!

so straight and fun!

Four easy chords!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Fierce

Artist: Jesus Culture

Love the simplicity of this tune

Intricate kick pattern but you got this!!

Great groove pattern with kick and 16th's option.

Delay on a Piano???

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B

God And God Alone

Artist: Chris Tomlin

3 Leads rolled into one and simple acoustic

Nice pocket in this one!

Fun walk downs!

Easy arpeggiated chords!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G♭

Hands To The Heavens

Artist: Kari Jobe

Lots of lead and some light acoustic.

Simple song with some fun grooves!!

A long one but a good one! Straight forward.

Piano chording with strings and pads.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Unstoppable God

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of arrangement. Watch the introduction chapter!!

Slide into the pocket and groove hard!!

Really great riff and groove!

It's all about the tone!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Open Up The Heavens

Artist: Vertical Worship

Love the groove and it's a great opening set song.

This whole tune is built on 16th's.

Great opening intro riff.

Time to rock the B3!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Ever Be

Artist: Bethel Music

This song is groovy. Great acoustic line on the second verse.

Super fun song to play!! Lets get creative!

Beautiful easy parts!!

Let the strings shine!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Holy Spirit

Artist: Francesca Battistelli

Beautiful acoustic picking and some strong lead work

Toms..Toms.....and more toms!! Fun song!

5 string lows.

Four Chord Song!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Good Good Father

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Tons of work for both acoustic and lead. Check that bonus chapter!

Just simple grooves to support this song.

Great groove in the bridge.

Relax with some easy chords and melodies!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Lord I Need You

Artist: Matt Maher

Lots of chords for a simple song. Lead is a piece of cake.

The groove on this song really supports the whole feel.

Super fun. Watch out for the 3/4 parts

Chord Time!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Oceans (Where My Feet May Fail)

Artist: Hillsong United

Slow builder that's worth the wait.

This song is a journey and we get to go along for the ride.

Some surprises if you have played this by ear before but well worth it.

Get ready for some synth work!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

It Is Well

Artist: Bethel Music

Slow piano burner but worry not. You can play it on guitar.

Straight forward but fun!

Easy once you count it out.

Slow piano feature that builds to a rocking ending!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Break Every Chain

Artist: Jesus Culture

Four chords and two riffs lead to a lot of room to get creative.

Lots of groove variations in this one. Fear not, I'll get you through it!

Simple chord pattern of four chords but look for dynamics.

Easy tune with four chords and a riff.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D♭

Grace So Glorious

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of lead work and a really simple acoustic part. Be sure to check out the solo acoustic section.

Driving anthemic song with some great walking changes.

Nice lead line on the chorus.

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: Medium

Song Key: B

You Alone Can Rescue

Artist: Matt Redman

Simple strummer and some slippery octaves.

Another easy chorder

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E

Anchor

Artist: Hillsong Worship

This One has a ton of lead work and a simple acoustic part. Tremelo picking alert!

Fun and energetic song!!

A lot going on on this one but a great song. Get the 16ths ready.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Mighty Fortress

Artist: Aaron Shust

This is another one that has it all. Some really interesting acoustic voicings and plenty of lead.

Driving 8th notes and a few nice parts.

Easy Chords!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Center Of It All

Artist: Desperation Band

No lack of lead work here. It's simple to play but there is a lot to do. Acoustic gets to play a background picking role.

Awesome grooves with some great parts.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E♭

Awakening

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Real nice solo acoustic part in this one. Simple lead work.

Driving piano eighths!

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: Medium

Song Key: B

Jesus Son Of God

Artist: Chris Tomlin and Christy Nockels

Acoustic keeps it interesting with some nice picking and lead tastefully accents it.

Another great piano ballad.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A♭

Unfailing Love

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Lots of chords for a simple acoustic tune. Lead guitar has a lot of work to do.

A great EP ballad

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E♭

White Flag

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Detailed dotted eight note delay discussion in this one.

Easy Chords. Simple Sounds

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

You Are More

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Lots of rhythmic picking with a nice countermelody at the end. Saving the best for last.

Dualling Keyboards!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: F

Carry Your Name

Artist: Christy Nockels

Piano on guitar. Lead players get your grunge on.

Super easy one. YOu have got this!!

Lead piano with chord arps...

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E♭

Waiting Here for You

Artist: Christy Nockels

This song does make you wait but it's worth it.

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

Another 16th note arp!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

O For A Thousand Hallelujah

Artist: Gateway Worship

Nice open E chords and a melodic guitar solo.

Easy Piano

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