101 Most Popular Guitar Songs

101 MOST POPULAR GUITAR SONGS

You can imagine how many songs I've shown pupils over the many years I've been teaching. From pop, to rock, strumming to gorgeous fingerpicking songs and everything in-between. We've nailed them all. 

Some students know what songs they want to learn, others want to know from me what they should be learning to help them play guitar the best. Either way, I encourage all my guys and gals to tell me about songs they personally love. Songs they learn are then tailored exclusively to them as an individual. 

To help and inspire my tribe, I keep a growing epic list of some of the most popular songs to learn to play on acoustic and electric guitar.

So, here it comes. In no particular order, the juicy list of 101 most popular songs to learn on guitar...

  • Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
  • Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
  • Ed Sheeran - Small Bump
  • The Eagles - Hotel California
  • Extreame - More Than Words
  • Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
  • The Beatles - Blackbird
  • Oasis - Wonderwall
  • Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven
  • Jimi Hendrix - Hey Jo
  • Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven
  • Foo Fighters - The Pretender
  • AC/DC - Back In Black
  • The Beatles - Hey Jude
  • Coldplay - Yellow
  • Bob Marley - Redemption Song
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising
  • James Blunt  - You're Beautiful
  • Jimi Hendrix - Red House
  • Free - Alright Now
  • Katy Perry - Firework
  • Avril Lavigne - I'm With You
  • The Troggs - Wild Thing
  • Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Californiacation
  • Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
  • Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
  • Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
  • The Beatles - Mother Natures Son
  • Joni Mitchell - Little Green
  • Nirvana - Come As You Are
  • Greenday - Wake Me Up When September Ends
  • Nickleback - Rockstar
  • Guns n Roses - Sweet Child Of Mine
  • Don Mclean - American Pie
  • Leonard Cohen / Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
  • Rod Stewart - Handbags and Gladrags
  • Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
  • The Police - Every Breath You Take
  • Bob Dylan - Knocking On Heavens Door
  • Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
  • Doobie Brothers - Long Train Running
  • Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
  • Aerosmith - Walk This Way
  • Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode
  • Catavina - From The Deer Hunter
  • Sting - Shape Of My Heart
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan - Pride and Joy
  • Bill Whithers - Ain't No Sunshine
  • Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead or Alive
  • Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love
  • David Bowie - Space Oddity
  • Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze
  • Steely Dan - Reelin' In The Years
  • Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
  • James Taylor - You've Got a Friend
  • Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
  • The Rolling Stones - Angie
  • The White Stripes - 7 Nation Army
  • Johnny Cash - Hurt
  • James Bay - Hold Back The River
  • Radiohead - Creep
  • Adele - Someone Like You
  • Foo Fighters - Best Of You
  • Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
  • Rihanna - Umberella
  • Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love With You
  • The Script - The Man Who Can't Be Moved
  • Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
  • Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
  • AC/DC - Hells Bells
  • Blur - Song 2
  • Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry
  • Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon
  • Jose Gonzalez - Heartbreats
  • Joe Satriani - Satch Boogie
  • Muse - Plug In Baby
  • Passenger - Let Her Go
  • Soundgarden - Fell On Black Days
  • The Beatles - Day Tripper
  • Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
  • The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun
  • Free - My Brother Jake
  • Black Sabbath - Paranoid
  • Chic - Le Freak
  • Radiohead - Just
  • Red Hot Chilli Peppers - My Friends
  • Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  • America - Horse With No Name
  • Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away
  • Prince - Gold
  • Skunk Anansie - Picking On Me
  • Nickleback - Remind Me
  • Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
  • Dusty Springfield - Son Of A Preacher Man
  • Jimi Hendrix / Stevie Ray - Little Wing
  • Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger
  • Keane - Somewhere Only We Know
  • Jessie J - Nobody's Perfect
  • ​Charlene Soraia - Wherever You Will Go
  • Damian Rice - Cannon Ball

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