If you are interested in easy guitar songs for beginners without capo, this is your article. Do you have a guitar, you are learning to play and now you are curious about what to play? Insider Monkey recently published an article in which we can find lots of some useful help about his topic. As for me I haven’t played the guitar, so Insider Monkey’s article was a new adventure for me. I learnt to play the bassoon, and I wanted to be a musician, as I was considered a talented student. But as I don’t know anything about playing the guitar, the descriptions of the songs were not changed in my article now.
I learnt from Insider Monkey’s article what the capo is. It is a helpful little thing used mostly on guitars but also can be attached to banjos and mandolins for example. When a capo is attached to a guitar, it shortens the length of playable strings and creates a new nut. With a capo, the open strings are played in a higher pitch than usual. The use of a capo varies from music genres. For example, the device is extensively used in flamenco and country music. The jazz musicians on the other hand, rarely turn to capo.
Withour a further ado, let’s see three songs from InsiderMonkey’s list. The first one is Knocking On Heaven’s Door – Bob Dylan. Chords are G,D, Am, C. You mean you still didn’t learn to play this one? I’ve put this Bob Dylan’s classic at the top so we can get over with it right away. Simple, slick, few chords and fun to play. Teh next song is We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift. The chords are: Cadd9, G, D, Em7. It has a steady rhythm and the chords are not demanding. Em7 is simply Em with the finger removed from the D string and Cadd9 is C with the finger from the B string moved to the 3rd fret. The last one is Everyday People – Sly & The Family Stone. Chords are: C, G. If you want to play some funk with a pinch of soul, this song from Sly & The Family Stone is perfect. Just keep on switching from C to G and there you have it. Make sure to listen to the song a few times to get a sense of rhythm.
For any further interesting information, you should read Insider Monkey’s article about 10 easy guitar songs for beginners without capo.