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JulieT 07-27-2008 04:48 PM

Best Beginner Song?
 
What is the best song for a beginner to start learning on. I know some basic chords, A,G,D ex but I haven't played a melody really. I wanted to learn "Nothing else matters" but the tabs I got were confusing. Any ideas?

ninja636 07-27-2008 06:22 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
"Seek and Destroy" by Metallica.

MrSandMan 07-28-2008 01:47 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls is really easy too. And I love the tone of the RTL album!

Redline68 07-28-2008 05:39 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
House of The Rising Son is always a good one

floydmoline 07-30-2008 03:27 AM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
first song i learned to play was smells like teen spirit - nirvana

easiest songs i can think of are:
nothing else matters -metallica the rhythm parts aren't too difficult
easiest chord song is by far smoke on the water - deep purple

fireman257 08-19-2008 10:54 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
well about the easiest song I can think of is Knocking on heavens doors the bob dylan version it is basically 4 chord G D Am then G D C just my 2 cents lol

Redline68 08-19-2008 11:17 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
A good choice for open chords! Even a bit easier than House of the Rising Sun.

Redline68 08-19-2008 11:31 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
Again for open chords...No Woman, No Cry is pretty easy if you've got F down.

fireman257 08-26-2008 01:28 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
that is one of my hardest chords to make is the dang F lol I cheat on it a bit just cant seem to change to it or from it fast enuff.

cubis 02-03-2009 12:18 PM

Re: Best Beginner Song?
 
F is really hard for me too


Mad World by Gary Jules (donnie darko soundtrack) is fairly easy to play, uses G, D, A, and Em chords i believe


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