Best Songs for Beginners to Learn on Guitar (Fingerstyle)

KurtCocain

The Top Ten

1 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day

It is a great song, so great to learn and is very easy - Legend1221

If I had to play it then I'd play with a pick rather than fingers (fingerpicking). Cause Billie used some rough picking in the chorus part. - zxm

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2 Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles UListen to Sample
3 Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers UListen to Sample
4 Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
5 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd UListen to Sample
6 Angie - The Rolling Stones UListen to Sample
7 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

The intro isn't too bad - Legend1221

Hmmm... not sure about this one. The chord changes are quite quick for a beginner. I don't think beginners would find it easy. - BrianScott01

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8 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton UListen to Sample
9 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

James Hetfield was on the phone and accidentally played the opening riffs. Quite easy. And good for fingerstyle. - zxm

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10 Blackbird - The Beatles

Quite simple, but still very fun to play. Great song for learning how to use all the fingers while moving the fingers on the right hand rather quickly. - KurtCocain

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The Contenders

11 Imagine - John Lennon UListen to Sample
12 Something from Nothing - Foo Fighters UListen to Sample
13 Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton UListen to Sample
14 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes UListen to Sample
15 Canon in D Major - Johann Pachelbel UListen to Sample
16 House of the Rising Sun - The Animals (1964) UListen to Sample
17 More Than a Feeling - Boston UListen to Sample
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