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My Immortal (Made Easy) Evanescence

Mike will show you how to adapt this song for acoustic guitar and learn it in a made easy format with simplified chords and strumming. Any acoustic or electric guitar is suitable to play along with this tutorial. This song uses barre and open chords, dynamics, and a steady strumming pattern.

Published: 10/30/2020 Upgrade
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A Little Too Much Shawn Mendes

Mike will show you the 2 acoustic guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 provides the foundation of the tune with fingerpicked and strummed progressions. Guitar 2 adds some ornamental single note fills throughout.

Published: 08/27/2019 Upgrade
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Have a Little Faith In Me (Made Easy) John Hiatt

Caren will show how to play a Made Easy version of this song in order to strum the chords along with the band. This is a fun song that presents several challenges. We'll use numerous root position open & barre chords.

Published: 01/22/2019 Upgrade
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Losing My Religion (Made Easy) R.E.M.

Caren will show you how to play an acoustic guitar part to strum along with the band in this tutorial. This puts the weight of rhythm on our right hand performance, so we'll be talking about how to get a sound that evokes the vibe of the song.

Published: 12/26/2018 Upgrade
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Stay (Made Easy) Rihanna

Mike will show you how to play this modern R&B pop ballad that we'll learn on acoustic in a made easy style with open and barre chords and a simple strumming pattern.

Published: 08/07/2018 Upgrade
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The Night We Met (Made Easy) Lord Huron

Mike will show you this modern pop ballad using open and barre chords and a simple strumming pattern. We're also including a bonus lesson that shows a few advanced approaches to make the parts sound more like the original recording.

Published: 08/06/2018 Upgrade
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Perfect (Made Easy) Ed Sheeran

These Perfect chords and tabs have been modified into a simpler arrangement that use open chords and an easy strumming pattern. You can play this song with any acoustic guitar and we even have the Perfect lyrics for you to sing along with! Learn how to play Perfect by Ed Sheeran.

Published: 07/31/2018 Upgrade
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Little Red Rooster (Made Easy) The Rolling Stones

Caren will show you how to strum an easy guitar part along with this classic blues tune. She will show you the three chords required to play along with the tune. This is required material for just about any blues jam, and in this tutorial we'll learn an easy acoustic guitar part to strum along with the band!

Published: 03/14/2018 Upgrade
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Sweet Home Alabama (Made Easy) Lynyrd Skynyrd

Anders will show you this classic Southern Rock anthem in a version that has been made easy, so you can hang at any level. This is a really fun song that almost everyone knows, and it features three basic chords repeating throughout the whole song, so if you can learn and perform even the simplest version of it, it is bound to pay off.

Published: 02/21/2018 Upgrade
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Bright Lights, Big City (Made Easy) Jimmy Reed

Caren will show you a made easy version of this classic Jimmy Reed 12 bar blues. in the key of A Major. If you've been studying the blues, you are likely familiar with the 12 bar song structure, if not, this is an opportunity to dig in to a genre that goes very deep while being based on variations on a simple harmonic theme.

Published: 02/16/2018 Upgrade
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T-Bone Shuffle (Made Easy) T-Bone Walker

Caren will show a simplified version of this classic old blues tune. Originally recorded in A-flat, this tutorial will teach the song by bumping it up a 1/2 step today for ease of playing. Whether you're jamming with our GT backing tracks, or with your friends, this one will get your toe tapping.

Published: 02/15/2018 Upgrade
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The Thrill Is Gone (Made Easy) B.B. King

Caren will show you how to play along with this B.B. King classic in a made easy tutorial. Originally recorded in the key of B Minor, today we'll simplify by playing in the key of Am, using a total of 4 chords.

Published: 02/15/2018 Upgrade
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Wooly Bully (Made Easy) Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs

Dave will show you the single guitar layer in this 'Made Easy' arrangement of a popular and fun 60s pop rock hit. You'll play a basic 12 bar blues using three chords and simple quarter note down strums with the band.

Published: 02/12/2018 Upgrade
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Rock Me Baby (Made Easy) B.B. King

Mike will teach this tune with a beginner approach using a made easy acoustic guitar part to strum along with the band. The song uses a standard blues form. It features a 12 bar verse section that gets played over and over throughout the arrangement.

Published: 02/09/2018 Upgrade
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My Sharona (Made Easy) The Knack

Mike will show you a beginner approach to play along with the band using some simplified chords and straight ahead strumming. The tune uses an iconic riff throughout the verse, and we'll simplify the riff using a straight ahead chord progression.

Published: 02/08/2018 Upgrade
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Two Tickets To Paradise (Made Easy) Eddie Money

Mike will show you this tune with a beginner approach using some simplified chords and straight ahead strumming. The song opens with a simple chord progression that provides the foundation of the tune. The chorus is anthemic with some huge riffing on some open chords.

Published: 02/01/2018 Upgrade
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Smoke On The Water (Made Easy) Deep Purple

Mike will show you this iconic rock tune in a made easy format with some simplified chords and straight ahead strumming.

Published: 12/06/2017 Upgrade
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Sweet Home Chicago (Made Easy) Eric Clapton

Caren will show you a made easy arrangement of this Robert Johnson classic based on a version by Eric Clapton. The 12 bar blues form is fundamental to the genre, and has been used repeatedly for countless songs.

Published: 05/16/2017 Upgrade
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Bad Moon Rising (Made Easy) Creedence Clearwater Revival

Caren will show you how to use just a few easy chords and some signature rhythm, to play this classic song in a made easy arrangement to play an acoustic guitar part along with the band. We'll learn the chord progression and it's accompanying shuffled strum. We'll consider the skills necessary to play this song up to tempo.

Published: 03/16/2017 Upgrade
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Proud Mary (Made Easy) Creedence Clearwater Revival

Caren will show you how Creedence Clearwater Revival created a sound that blurs the lines of genre and a song that appeals to virtually every music lover. This essence of this song is 3 easy chords and a shuffled strum. It also includes one barre chord, B minor, just to keep things harmonically interesting. If you're new to barre chords, here's your chance to get started! We'll also be taking a look at the signature intro riff, which features a few more chords and some fun rhythmic challenges.

Published: 03/16/2017 Upgrade
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Over My Head (Made Easy) Fleetwood Mac

Mike will show you this tune in a made easy format with some simplified chord shapes and an easy strumming pattern.

Published: 12/02/2016 Upgrade
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Seven Bridges Road (Made Easy) Eagles

Mike will show you the single acoustic guitar layer that accompanies the 5-part harmony vocals. We'll learn this song in a Made Easy format, breaking down the progression to open chord shapes and a simple strumming pattern.

Published: 08/03/2016 Upgrade
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Drive South (Made Easy) John Hiatt

Caren will show you how to use an acoustic guitar to play along with the band in this made easy version of a classic song.

Published: 07/22/2016 Upgrade
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Thing Called Love (Made Easy) Bonnie Raitt

Caren will show you how to play along with this great swinging pop rock song that has a great bluesy beat, a little country style strumming and a fun chord progression that ties the whole thing together.

Published: 07/21/2016 Upgrade
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When Will I Be Loved (Made Easy) Linda Ronstadt

Caren will show you an easy arrangement on the acoustic guitar that we can play throughout the song! Using mostly open chords and an easy swinging strumming rhythm you can play along with the band on this classic tune.

Published: 06/22/2016 Upgrade
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Walkin' After Midnight (Made Easy) Patsy Cline

Caren will show you a made easy, beginner version of this great country classic with an acoustic guitar part that is perfectly suited to playing along with the band.

Published: 05/23/2016 Upgrade
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Imagine (Made Easy) 2016 John Lennon

Mike will show you how to use an acoustic guitar to strum along with the band in a made easy format. He'll cover open chords and barre chords, a simple strumming pattern, and dynamics.

Published: 05/12/2016 Upgrade
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Honky Tonk Women (Made Easy) The Rolling Stones

Mike will show you how to play a made easy version of this classic rock song. He also includes a bonus lesson that expands upon the open chords to include some suspended chord extensions that is a hallmark of the Stones sound.

Published: 03/07/2016 Upgrade
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Let It Be (Made Easy) 2016 The Beatles

Caren will show you the chords to the two progressions that repeat throughout this song, and for starters using the simplest right hand possible. This will allow us to focus on our left hand and making good chord changes. We'll guide you towards more challenging left hand styles as you are ready for the challenge!

Published: 02/25/2016 Upgrade
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You Can't Always Get What You Want (Made Easy) The Rolling Stones

Caren will show you how to play a made easy version of this song that teaches you all the chords and parts to play along with the band on this iconic tune.

Published: 12/17/2015 Upgrade
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I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (Made Easy) Soggy Bottom Boys

Mike will show you this song in a Made Easy format, breaking down the progression to open chord shapes with a capo, and a simple strumming pattern.

Published: 09/10/2015 Upgrade
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Wild Horses (Made Easy) The Rolling Stones

Mike will show you how to play a made easy version of this tune using simple strumming patterns, open chords and barre chords, and dynamics.

Published: 01/08/2015 Upgrade
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(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Made Easy) The Rolling Stones

Mike will show you this classic early rock tune based on R&B and the blues. This tutorial is beginner level using an acoustic guitar, but any guitar is suitable to learn the song this way. All the parts are adapted to simple open chords, and add an easy strumming pattern.

Published: 01/08/2015 Upgrade
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More Than A Feeling (Made Easy) Boston

In this tutorial, Mike Olekshy will teach a made easy version of "More Than A Feeling", as made famous by Boston. Mike has made an easy arrangement of this classic rock tune using an acoustic guitar, basic strumming and mostly open chords. There is also a bonus lesson teaching the iconic acoustic intro that kicks off the song!

Published: 04/17/2014 Upgrade
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Who Will Save Your Soul (Made Easy) Jewel

In this series of song lessons, Caren Armstrong will teach "Who Will Save Your Soul", by Jewel. Caren will talk about the song and the gear and tone, then go over the chords used, the strum pattern, and the song form before she details the intro, verse, chorus, the breakdown, and the ending. You'll do a play along performance with Caren, then play the song by yourself in the jam along.

Published: 02/06/2014 Upgrade
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Kiss From A Rose (Made Easy) (2014) Seal

In this set of lessons, Caren Armstrong will teach a made easy version of "Kiss From A Rose", by Seal. Caren will introduce the song and talk a bit about the gear and tone, then talk about the chords used, the strumming rhythm, and the song form. Following that is the intro and the various verses with variations; then the chorus. We'll learn the transition and bridge before we look at the ending. A play along is next, then you'll do a jam along.

Published: 02/03/2014 Upgrade
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Every Rose Has Its Thorn (Made Easy) 2013 Poison

In this series of beginner song lessons, Caren Armstrong will teach you "Every Rose Has Its Thorn", by Poison. After introducing the song, Caren will show you the chords you need to know to play this song, then the strumming rhythm. Following that, Caren will tune you in to the whole song form. We'll finish with a play along, and a jam along.

Published: 04/09/2013 Upgrade
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Runaway Train (Made Easy) 2013 Soul Asylum

In this made easy song tutorial, Caren Armstrong will teach you "Runaway Train", by Soul Asylum. She'll introduce the song to you, then show you the chords and rhythm. Then you'll learn each section of the song: the intro, the verse, the pre-chorus, and the chorus; then the solo form and the breakdown. You'll do a play along with Caren, and we'll conclude with a jam along where you take over.

Published: 03/14/2013 Upgrade
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Speed of the Sound of Loneliness (Made Easy) John Prine

In this beginner song tutorial, Caren Armstrong will teach "Speed of the Sound of Loneliness", by John Prine. Caren will introduce the song, then look at the open position chords you'll need to play this tune. After learning the chords, you'll learn the strumming rhythm; then the song structure. Caren will guide you through a slow-play, after which you'll play along up to speed. Finally, you'll play the song by yourself in the jam along.

Published: 03/14/2013 Upgrade
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Wide Open Spaces (Made Easy) The Dixie Chicks

In this set of beginner song lessons, Caren Armstrong will teach you "Wide Open Spaces", by The Dixie Chicks. We'll start with an overview of the song, then take a look at different capos and how to use them. Next up is a breakdown of the chords in the song, followed by the strumming pattern. Then we'll look at the song form and do a slow-play; we'll conclude with a play along performance then a jam along.

Published: 03/14/2013 Upgrade