20 Easy Acoustic Guitar Songs

Here are some of the best and easy acoustic guitars that we have picked for you. The guitar is one of the easiest instruments to learn in the world and these songs will make the process much easier for you. You can also refer to our Top 20 Easiest Instrument to Learn guide to find more instruments to play. You can also play all these songs with most of these instruments on this guide.

So, let’s stop wasting time and check out the songs we have carefully picked for you.

Easy Acoustic Guitar Songs for Beginners

If you are ready to play songs, then these are the best songs we can recommend for you. However, if you believe you still have time to start playing songs, then our Easy Guitar Riffs to Practice Today guide can be a good place to start.

All Of Me by John Legend

Chords: Em, C, G, D, Am

This amazing song may not be a good idea to start with since it has 5 chords.

Let Her Go by Passenger

Chords: Am, F, G, Em, C

You can also play this poetic song in the early days of your practice sessions.

Passenger Seat by Stephen Speaks

Chords: G, G/F#, Em, Am, C9, D

Here is another amazing song that you can give a try whenever you want.

House Of The Rising Sun by Animals

Chords: C, D, F, Am, E

If you are looking for a great song to play with your acoustic guitar, this can be it.

Purple Rain by Prince

Chords: G, C, D, Em

Classics are always an amazing choice to start with. This Prince classic is not an exception.

Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

Chords: G, D, C, Em, D/F#

Playing one of the Eric Clapton songs can easily boost your self-confidence and you should try it.

Perfect by Ed Sheeran

Chords: G, Em, C, D

Here is a modern song that you can give a try with your acoustic guitar.

Hand In My Pocket by Alanis Morissette

Chords: G, G4, F, C, D

We hope you are going to love this amazing song that was quite popular in its time.

Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution by Tracy Chapman

Chords: G, C, Em, D

This four-chord song can also be an ideal song to try first with your instrument.

More Than Words by Extreme

Chords: G, C, Em, D

With this song, you can easily amaze people around you with how much progression you made.

I’m Yours by Jason Mraz

Chords: G, D, Em, C, A7, Dsus4, Bm

We can recommend this song for beginners too, but you need to play at least three songs from this list before it.

Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars

Chords: D, Bm7, G

Those who are looking for a modern song can also prefer this one.

You Belong with Me by Taylor Swift

Chords: D, A, Em, G

Here is a masterpiece from Taylor Swift and we bet you are going to love it.

Knockin On Heaven’s Door by Bob Dylan

Chords: G, D, C, Am7, Am

Everyone loves classics and everyone must play this song with their acoustic guitars.

Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison

Chords: G, C, D, Em, D7

You may have a great time while playing this song too.

Stand By Me by Ben E. King

Chords: C, Am, F, G

You should not miss your chance to play and enjoy this song by a legendary musician.

A Horse with No Name by America

Chords: Dmaj9, Em8, D6/9, Em

This may be a little bit challenging for beginners, but it will totally be worth trying, and you are going to have plenty of fun while playing it.

Fallin’ By Alicia Keys

Chords: Em, Bm7

Here is one of the easy songs you can try.

Let It Be by The Beatles

Chords: G, F, Am, C

If you are looking for classics, then you can give this one a try too.

Songbird By Oasis

Chords: G, D, Em, F#

Here is the last song on our list. We bet you are going to love this one too.


We bet you are going to love most of these songs you can play on your acoustic guitar. If you have worries about whether the guitar is the right choice for you, we recommend checking the What Is the Easiest Instrument to Learn guide. After reading it, you can determine the best instrument to learn for yourself. Let us know if you have further suggestions to include in this list.