To find songs which are perfect for beginners to strum along to you need to lookout for these 2 things…
Whenever I select songs for beginners to strum through I always go for songs that I can simplfy down to just one strumming pattern which will last the whole song through.
It’s also important that the song doesn’t contain too many different chord progressions. Some examples of songs which would fit this criteria would include
- Please Mr Postman – The Beatles
- Stand By Me – Ben E King
- Sing – Travis
- Let It Be – The Beatles
- Take It Easy – The Eagles/Jackson Browne
- Tequila Sunrise – The Eagles
- Knockin’ On Heavens Door – Bob Dylan
Playing “Strum-A-Long” Songs Is A Great Way To Glue Together Your Chords And Strums And Make Practice Time More Enjoyable
Make sure you visit the Practice Section on this site to learn how to practice songs correctly BEFORE you go attempting to play them. Doing this the right way can save you from a lot of potential frustration.
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