Learn to play Neil Young's “Harvest Moon.” The simple yet memorable guitar part in dropped-D tuning, and it works just as well solo as with other instrumentation.
Guitarist Gretchen Menn based this lovely chord-melody guitar arrangement of "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" on a version that vocalist Bing Crosby recorded in 1939.
This guitar transcription of Lead Belly's blues murder ballad "John Hardy" uses the tuning of low-B from the 1940 Library of Congress recording.
From the November/December 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Adam Perlmutter On “Little Satchel,” the most traditional number on Sarah Jarosz’s brilliant n... Read More...
Here are some tips on how to play "Sweet Baby James,” the 1970 title track of James Taylor’s second album. Taylor himself has called it his best song.
You wouldn’t normally think of the work of Irving Berlin as an acoustic guitar campfire song, but in this installment, Berlin’s “What’ll I Do” takes the spotlight.
Guitar Transcription: Norman Blake’s Take on “Just Tell Them That You Saw Me,” an Early Tin Pan Alley Song
Rather than strumming full chords, Norman Blake's acoustic guitar version of "Just Tell Them That You Saw Me" features a taut melody on the bass strings.
Some of the chords you'll play in this guitar arrangement of Rogers & Hart's classic tune "Manhattan" are a bit sophisticated, but they’re all pretty easy to play.
Here are tips for playing Bob Dylan's "Tangled up in Blue," as arranged on The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14 in an intimate and intense version with just guitar, harmonica and bass.
Here's an open-G arrangement of the traditional blues tune "Poor Boy, Long Ways from Home"