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Old 12-19-2012, 01:53 PM   #1
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What is one acoustic song that you love to play?

I am in love with playing Hey Joe at the moment.
If it's to loud, your to old!
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:19 PM   #2
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Anything by Lindsey Buckingham, the guy's a beast of a guitar player.
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:59 PM   #3
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There are so many........But lately I've been really hooked on "ring of fire" for the past while...........seems i can't pick up the guitar without playing this one at least once per......so simple but so fun to play and sing along with.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:16 PM   #4
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I'm in love with playing The Best Day by Taylor Swift it sounds so good on the guitar and its such a sweet song...i just love it sooo much!!!!!!
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:30 AM   #5
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The guitar pieces I always end up playing when I pick my guitar up include these and a composition of my own that is, as yet, unrecorded.
Ryan Spendlove's Not That Strong

Amos Lee's Long Line Of Pain

Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah

And if you want something dead simple to play, I sometimes also hit up a bit of Zac Brown Bands Colder Weather..

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Old 12-21-2012, 01:25 PM   #6
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Al Stewart and Peter White wrote a fantastic song called End of the Day. It's my current challenge to learn to play as a solo arrangement.

Here's the original.

Al and Dave Nachmanoff, a different interpretation
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:45 PM   #7
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i invariably almost always start off with "dont follow" by Alice in Chains whenever i pick up a guitar. easy warm up song.
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Old 12-21-2012, 10:23 PM   #8
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I usually run through Robert Johnson's "Love in Vain" and "I'm a Steady Rolling Man"
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:36 PM   #9
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I really enjoy playing Tim McIlrath's "Unknown Song". It's really pretty and I find it irresistible.
"This nightmare's gonna break me.
Please, Daylight, save me..."
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:17 AM   #10
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Right nowI am enjoying messing around with a fingerstyle version of "And I Love Her" by the Beatles.
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:44 AM   #11
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Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
No Rain - Blind Melon
For all the Cows - Foo Fighters

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Old 12-22-2012, 12:02 PM   #12
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'Kimbie' - Jackson C Frank. Simple but effective.
'Spencer the Rover' - John Martyn. In Open D, has a lovely lilt to it.
'Simple Twist of Fate' - Dylan. In Open G, drops down the bass line, then slides up again.
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:06 PM   #13
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I like playing Hurt by Johnny Cash. It's east to play but you get so much out of it. Great song and sounds great when playing alone.
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:30 PM   #14
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Here lately it is XTC-Dear God.

No need for tomorrow......If you can't find today.

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Old 12-24-2012, 01:52 PM   #15
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I like chord-y stuff that I can sing along to, I'm always trying to find different stuff but I play a LOT of Bright Eyes. Right now I'm playing I Will Follow You Into the Dark by Death Cab it's a pretty fun progression. The Dm to C/F change is weird though.

Also Kiss Me by Sixpense None The Richer
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:10 PM   #16
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These are my 10 favorite songs to pick on my acoustic guitar :
Leader of the Band (Fogelberg)
Time in a Bottle (Croce)
Danny's Song (Loggins and Messina)
Something in the Way She Moves (JT)
Classical Gas (Mason Williams)
Anywhere's a Better Place To Be (Chapin)
Father and Son (Cat Stevens)
More Than Words (Extreme)
Landslide (Fleetwood Mac)
Helplessly Hoping (CSNY)
Try them, you won't regret it
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:14 AM   #17
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The Immigrant Song - Led Zep
The Real Me - The Who
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:55 PM   #18
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Blackbird (Beatles)
Tears in Heaven (Clapton)
Dust in the Wind (Kansas)
Why Georgia (John Mayer)
Crash Into Me (Dave Matthews)

For some easier, more chord driven stuff...
Nothing Left to Lose (Mat Kearney)
Slow Dancing in a Burning Room (Mayer) (I play a simplified version, but I hope to learn all the fills someday)
Broken (Seether)

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Old 12-30-2012, 04:56 AM   #19
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Right now I'm stuck on lucky by coldplay, everytime I pick up a guitar that's the first some I play
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:47 PM   #20
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Scorpions - Still Loving You
Iron Maiden - Remember Tomorrow
the intro to Battery (by Metallica)
Testament - The Ballad
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Sanitarium iz by SLAYER DUMBASS!!!!!

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