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Hi Folks, just learning guitar and most of the songs at full speed are a little daunting at the moment.

Some of the songs are difficult to see the cords with all the single notes in between, is there anything with just chords to build up my chord changing speed?

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House of the Rising Sun by Animals is chords and arpeggios all the way. Arpeggios are using same chords as later chord-parts. Great song to learn both chords (D, C, Am, etc.) and sweep picking.

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In "Junge" by die Ärzte there is a bonus rhythm track. It's the western guitar playing just chords through the whole song.

i remember it's F, G, Am, C and E maybe also Dm, but the strumming isn't slow, for practicing in Reff Repeater you can slow it dow.

It's here http://customsforge.com/page/customsforge_rs_2014_cdlc.html/_/pc-enabled-rs-2014-cdlc/junge-r7255

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a few easy beginer songs for chords are:

nirvana - jesus dont want me for a sunbeam
smashing pumpkins - disarm
alice in chains - nutshell
alice in chains - rooster
johnny cash - hurt
rem - loosing my religion

rem - the one i love
travelling willburys - tweeter and the monkey man
radiohead - high and dry
david bowie - man who sold the world


 

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Hi Folks, have downloaded most of the suggestions and will give them a try.

Recently lost my profile on RS2014 so sort of starting again.

This forum is the best and have made more progress in two weeks than I have since starting due to the songs available and the help,

Many thanks

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Someone already mentioned my Pink - Family Portrait :D

 

Off the top of my head, my customs with straight up easy chords paths (usually in rhythm in my customs) are

 

 

Soul Asylum - Runaway Train

 

Passenger - Let Her Go

 

Bryan Adams - When You're Gone

 

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (lead path is quite easy and full of easy chords)

 

Neil Young - Rockin In The Free World

 

 

There's probably more, but I can't mind right now.

 

 

Have fun man :)

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a few easy beginer songs for chords are:

 

nirvana - jesus dont want me for a sunbeam

smashing pumpkins - disarm

alice in chains - nutshell

alice in chains - rooster

johnny cash - hurt

rem - loosing my religion

rem - the one i love

travelling willburys - tweeter and the monkey man

radiohead - high and dry

david bowie - man who sold the world

 

where can i find rem "the one i love" 

searching REM brings up nothing.

 

thanks

 

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One I forgot with an excellent clean rhythm track is my custom of Seahorses - Blinded By The Sun

 

http://customsforge.com/page/customsforge_rs_2014_cdlc.html/_/pc-enabled-rs-2014-cdlc/blinded-by-the-sun-r1394

 

The lead is really difficult but the rhythm is nice and "clean", and lots of fun :)

 

 

 

Edit - and also Comfortably Numb, the rhythm path has nice clean chords too.

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I'll recommend some songs that I charted:

 

Thomas Giles - Hypoxia (Whole song switches between [F#], [F]  [A# minor], there are few power chords in 1 section)

 

Thomas Giles - Scared (The Verses switches between [D#] and [C minor])

                                     (The Chorus switches between [G# major7], [F minor] and [G#])

                                     (The intro and outro are finger picking, so it might be a bit tricky)

 

Koji Kondo - Gerudo Valley (Rhythm guitar has [A6], [D], [E] and [C#] repeating throughout the whole song)

From Zelda:Ocarina of Time

 

Dave Matthews Band - Gaucho (Rhythm uses handshape of [A# minor], [G#] and [F# Suspend2] for all of the verses)

                                                  (Rhythm plays [D# minor], [F#], [F# Major7] and [G# add4] for the 1st and 2nd Choruses)

                                                  (Rhythm plays [E], , [D], [F#] after 2nd chorus and in the outro)

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Paint it Black by Rolling Stones (official song) - rhythm path is full of chords. I recently spotted that, it's worth of checking out.

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Hi Folks

All of your suggestions have helped a lot, many thanks for that.

 

Please keep them coming as I improve with every song.

 

PS. Anyone doing customs can you throw in some ballads with DD, no preference to which era as long as it has a good tune.

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Just hit 100% on a couple of the suggestions above, over the moon as I never thought I would do it.

Can I just ask that anyone doing the songs can they possibly make them DD, its the only way I am going to learn, much appreciated.

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