10 Popular Fingerstyle Guitar Songs to Try Out

by Frederik Nielsen, Jun 3, 2020 . 3 min read

10 Popular Fingerstyle Guitar Songs to Try Out

We’ve previously covered 5 of Today’s Best Fingerstyle Guitarists so you could find some inspiration among the greats. Now it’s time to look at some popular fingerstyle guitar songs that you can try out at home.

10 Popular Fingerstyle Guitar Songs to Try

We’ve rounded up a good selection of songs for both beginners and intermediates. These are good to get down before you try to emulate the best fingerstyle guitarists we covered in our previous article.

1. The Animals – House of the Rising Sun

2. Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine

3. The Calling – Wherever You Will Go

4. Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight

5. Fleetwood Mac – Landslide

6. Green Day – Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)

7. Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah

8. The Police – Every Breath You Take

9. R.E.M – Everybody Hurts

10. Tracy Chapman – Fast Car

Style It Out

Now that you know these popular fingerstyle guitar songs, all there’s left to do is to master them. If you need some help doing that, maybe you should consider signing up for one of the best guitar courses we’ve covered here on this blog. Happy playing!



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