7 Fingerstyle Songs You Need To Know

Guitar Lessons For Beginners

There are hundreds of excellent fingerstyle songs you could learn. However, in this lesson we’ve narrowed down that list to our top seven so you know the essentials. Download the PDF and follow along!

The fingerstyle songs we’ll be learning are “Blackbird” by The Beatles, “Tears In Heaven” by Eric Clapton, “Hey There Delilah” by The Plain White T’s, “Dust In The Wind” by Kansas, “Fire & Rain” by James Taylor, “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen, and “Stairway To Heaven” by Led Zeppelin. All of these songs require basic fingerpicking skills, so check out our other lessons to get the technique down first.

Playing the guitar is supposed to be fun, and learning songs is the best way to keep things exciting. So even if you’re working on other exercises, add a few of these tunes to your practice schedule to keep things musical.