How to play 50 songs

with only 4 chords

When first learning how to play guitar most people have a goal of wanting to be able to play songs, I know I did! Being able to play your favorite songs is one of the funnest things you can do on the guitar. The great thing about it is if you know just a few chords you can play tons of songs!

The chords that we are going to focus on right now are Am C G D. If you can play these chords you can play over 50 songs! These chords are used all the time and it is a great place to start practicing.

Below you will see how to play these chords but if you don't know how to read a chord chart click here. 

 Below you will see a list of songs that use these chords that you can go ahead and start practicing to 

1. What's up by the 4 Non Blondes

2. I Have A Dream by Abba

3. Push by Avril Lavigne

4. All The Small Things by Blink 182

5. Lively Up Yourself by Bob Marley

6. 3 Little Birds by Bob Marley

7. Somewhere In Brooklyn by Bruno Mars

8. Born In The USA by Bruce Springsteen 

9. Rebel Rebel by David Bowie

10. Hound Dog Elvis Presley 

11. Tusla Time by Eric Clapton

12. Working Class Hero by Greenday

13. Radioactive by Imagine Dragons

14. Do You Remember by Jay Sean

15. Leaving On A Jet Plane by John Denver

16. Give Peace A Chance by John Lennon

17. Working Class Hero by John Lennon

18. You Are My Sunshine by Johnny Cash

19. What Goes Around by Justin Timberlake

20. All Summer Long by Kid Rock

21. Born This Way by Lady Gaga

22. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin

23. Royals by Lorde

24. Say It Again by Marie Digby

25. Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson

26. She Will Be Loved by Maroon 5

27. Sunday Morning by Maroon 5

28. Tonight's The Night by Neil Young

29. Unknown Legend by Neil Young

30. Molly's Lips by Nirvana

31. The Cross by Prince

32. Common People by Pulp

33. Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke

34. Real Gone by Sheryl Crow

35. We Oughta Be Drinkin by Sheryl Crow

36. Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol

37. It's Been Awhile by Staind

38. Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

39. What I Got by Sublime

40. Paperback Writer by The Beatles

41. So Young by The Corrs

42. Days Go By by The Offspring

43. One World - Not Three by The Police

44. The Last Time by The Rolling Stones

45. When Love Comes To Town by U2

46. Diane Young by Vampire Weekend

47. Heroes by Wallflowers

48. Lost by Anouk

49. Of The Night by Bastille

50. Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cirus