Practice Picking

No fingerstyle songs here. Grab your pick and let's get to work.

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: Medium

Song Key: D♭

How Great Is Our God

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Easy strummer with some cool chord variation.

Simple tune to learn!!

Great bass line that is reminiscent of Delirious.

Four chords and a B3

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

This Is Amazing Grace

Artist: Phil Wickham

Effect heavy lead and simple rhythm keep this rockin'.

Watch that groove on the second verse!

16ths to make you happy!

Epic synth!

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: 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: G

Made Alive

Artist: Citizens and Saints

Get hooked by the keyboard (which you'll learn on guitar) and stay for the solid lyrics. Great tune!

Killer grooves!! Ton of fun to play!

Amazing groove to learn.

Easy synth tune with a great keyboard hook!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Lay Me Down

Artist: Chris Tomlin and Matt Redman

Warm your strumming hand up. This one's a doozy.

It's a high energy romp!

Quarter notes most of the way up to the bridge and then a fun ending!

Go Go Go!

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: 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: Up

Song Key: E

Dance

Artist: Planetshakers

A dubstep breakdown? No problem.

Put your seatbelt on and hang on!!

Get ready for some crazy fun.

Synthmania!!!

Album:

Tempo: 90

Song Key: E♭

I Can Feel You

Artist: Bethel Music

Tons of lead work in this one!

The kick and snare really own this one.

Lots of cool percussive parts. A challenging one but a great one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Everlasting God

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

While the lead gets crazy, the rhythm is not near as intimidating.

Carry that energy all the way through.

Nice riff parts.

Lay down some pads and let the other guys do the work.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

God My Rock

Artist: Brenton Brown

Acoustic: easy. Lead: not easy. Well worth the time, though.

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

Packed with fun parts to learn.

Time to work the B3.

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

Behold (Then Sings My Soul)

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Fingerpicky and some combo riffs

Pretty chill tune with some simple grooves.

Straight forward! You can do this!

Easy chords with lots of sounds!

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: C

Follow You Anywhere

Artist: Passion

Nice and easy.

Fun Grooves!

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

Album:

Song Key: G

Word Of Life

Artist: Jeremy Camp

A repetitive riff and a rhythmic acoustic keep this one fun.

Pretty simple tune.

Synth Bass but you can rock it on the 4 string!!

That hook is killer

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Marvelous Light

Artist: Charlie Hall

This one drives so warm that strumming hand up.

This is a riff heavy song but once you get it its great.

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:

Song Key: G

My Feet Are On The Rock

Artist: I Am They

Lots of acoustic work and nice complementary lead line.

Rockin' tune! Pretty straight forward grooves.

Some great grooves on this one.

Album:

Song Key: G

Blessed Redeemer

Artist: Casting Crowns

Super simple for everyone.

Not much to this one. Pretty simple.

Great Verse Groove!

Piano and organ fill this one out nicely.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

We Praise You

Artist: Matt Redman

Big Lead lines and super strummy acoustic.

Straight forward and fun to play.

Straight forward with a fun riff at the end.

Cool tones.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

King of Glory

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Try to keep up.

Fast paced but easy to grasp.

Driving parts with a lot of parts where we're in and out.

Epic leads

Album:

Tempo: 90

Song Key: E♭

I Can Feel You

Artist: Bethel Music

Tons of lead work in this one!

The kick and snare really own this one.

Lots of cool percussive parts. A challenging one but a great one.

Album:

Song Key: G

My Feet Are On The Rock

Artist: I Am They

Lots of acoustic work and nice complementary lead line.

Rockin' tune! Pretty straight forward grooves.

Some great grooves on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Praise Him

Artist: Hillsong Worship

High energy. Interesting strum pattern. Tone is important for the lead.

Solid and interesting. Great combo.

Really interesting open string riff and a pick on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

We Praise You

Artist: Matt Redman

Big Lead lines and super strummy acoustic.

Straight forward and fun to play.

Straight forward with a fun riff at the end.

Cool tones.

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:

Song Key: B♭

King of Glory

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Try to keep up.

Fast paced but easy to grasp.

Driving parts with a lot of parts where we're in and out.

Epic leads

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Everlasting God

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

While the lead gets crazy, the rhythm is not near as intimidating.

Carry that energy all the way through.

Nice riff parts.

Lay down some pads and let the other guys do the work.

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: 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

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