Challenging Fingerpicking Songs

These songs might require a little more dexterity in your right side extremities.  

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E♭

Holy Holy Holy

Artist: Ghost Ship

Lots of fingerpicking and a folky chorus. Love it.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

To Be Like You

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Soft, beautiful and heartfelt.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

To Our God

Artist: Bethel Music

Slow builder with a huge crescendo. Stretch your hands acoustic players.

The kitchen sink for piano!

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: G♭

Our God Is Love

Artist: Hillsong Worship

This one moves so get moving.

Some moving parts and an interesting chorus.

Easy arps!

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: Medium

Song Key: A

Thank You Jesus

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Cool strumming riff and we love the bridge riff for the lead guitar.

You really got to dig into these grooves.

This is a great song that has easy parts. It has some extra bits in the bridge if you want to get them.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Up

Song Key: G

1000 Tongues

Artist: Vertical Worship

Very cool strum pattern and a driving lead with lots of variation

Four on the floor!

Fun groove!

A great house piano riff!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

Sound Of The Saints

Artist: Audio Adrenaline

Picky on acoustic with a nice counter melody on lead

Fun and easy!!

Great little riff parts in the verse and down Chorus!

Easy Chorder

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

From The Day

Artist: I Am They

Banjo on guitar!!

Pretty simple folky song with a cool drum break!

Really fun bass parts! Go for it!

A folksy-kind of tune slammed with synths!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Love Come Down

Artist: North Pointe Music

If you don't have a banjo, we've got you covered.

Fun.. Upbeat.. and a little hint of bluegrass

Octaves!!

Octaves!!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

All The People Said Amen

Artist: Matt Maher

You're gonna have fun with this one.

Straight forward and folky.

Such a great song to learn and play on. It is a bass playing delight.

Heavy on piano and organ.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Sing and Shout

Artist: Matt Redman

Upbeat strummer and a riff that for some reason is just a lot of fun to play.

Easy piano chorder

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Endless Light

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Rhythm on this one is a lot of fun. Lead guitar get ready to do some finger picking.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: D

Joy Of The Lord

Artist: Rend Collective

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♭

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:

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: 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: 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.

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: 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.

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