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Easy Electric Guitar Songs

Stephen Rampur Mar 2, 2019
It is suggested to try playing easy electric guitar songs for beginners only after you are acquainted with the major and minor chords and their relative combinations...
You have learned to play the acoustic guitar, and have been playing the electric guitar for a while now. You are searching for some electric guitar songs to advance in the guitar playing skill.
Before you try your hands on electric guitar songs, it is better if you are well versed with major and minor chord combinations. The chord placements on the fretboard and rhythm techniques are also to be learned, before playing any song.
Remember, all you have to be good in is the coordination of the strumming hand and fretting hand. Without being good in this coordination, you will in no way be able to play songs as they are supposed to be played.

Major and Minor Chords

You can choose any type of song to be played on the guitar. If you are good at playing major chords on the fretboard, make sure the songs have major chords throughout. Simple major chords will enable you to play the guitar along with the songs easily.
On the other hand, if you have become proficient in the minor chords as well, choose any song that has major-minor combinations. Here, you have to ensure that you do not opt for a song that has power chords or other complicated chord combinations. In case you are aware of power chords and other similar techniques, you will probably be able to play any song.

Major Chord Combinations Used in Simple Songs

A - D - E - A

G - C - D - G

D - G - A - D

E - A - B - E

C - F - G - C

Minor Chord Combinations Used in Simple Songs


A - F#m - D - E - A

G - Em - C - D - G

D - Bm - G - A - D

E - C#m - A - B - E

C - Am - F - G - C

Top 20 Easy Electric Guitar Songs

♫ Teardrops On My Guitar - Taylor Swift
♫ Riders on the Storm - The Doors
♫ Jambalaya (On the Bayou) - Hank Williams
♫ Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
♫ Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
♫ Knocking on Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
♫ Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
♫ Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
♫ I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley
♫ Rocky Raccoon - The Beatles
♫ Free Falling - Tom Petty
♫ Everywhere - Tim McGraw
♫ Hurt - Johnny Cash
♫ Hero - Enrique Iglesias
♫ Take Me Back to Tulsa - Bob Wills
♫ I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
♫ Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan
♫ You'll Think of Me - Keith Urban
♫ Easy Come, Easy Go - George Strait
♫ Strawberry Wine - Deana Carter

Easy Electric Guitar Songs for Kids

If you are thinking about some good guitar songs for kids, what can be better options than traditional tunes such as nursery poems.

♫ Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
♫ Happy Birthday
♫ The Alphabet Song (ABCDEFG)
♫ We Wish You a Merry Christmas
♫ Baa Baa Black Sheep
♫ Hickory Dickory Dock
♫ Mary Had a Little Lamb
This was some information on some simple electric guitar songs. You can choose any songs to play on the guitar, but it is recommended to first choose those which do not have many complicated chords. As you get better in the skill, you can then opt for songs with difficult and many chord combinations.