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Simple chord songs?

karathrow

Joined: Oct 26 2010

Hi I've been practicing guitar for a little while now playing things that usually dont have chords. Just single notes or singular strings pressed down and mostly plucky style play as opposed to strumming.

Can someone suggest a song that has pretty simple chords to switch through? I just want to practice switching position with multiple fingers instead of just like 1 finger at a time.

All the songs with chords I find are a bit too difficult or spread too far apart T-T.

Ty for any help you can give!

Have you tried takaf's Far

TrangOul

Insomaniac

Location: Germany

Joined: Feb 24 2008

Have you tried takaf's Far Off promise?

Re: Have you tried takaf's Far

karathrow

Joined: Oct 26 2010

While I appreciate the suggestion and I absolutely love chrono trigger, I hate that song haha.

Do you want some fingerstyle

tiganior1

The following post may contain mature humour, violence and coarse language which is not suitable for younger audiences. Parental discretion is advised.

Location: Look behind you

Joined: Apr 09 2010

Do you want some fingerstyle songs or some sing n' strum?

For videogame songs I can

hslesperance

Location: Walpole, MA

Joined: Aug 10 2008

For videogame songs I can only think of two

http://www.gametabs.net/psp/crisis-core-final-fantasy-vii/the-price-of-f...

http://www.gametabs.net/psp/crisis-core-final-fantasy-vii/night-of-seclu...

Unfortunately both use the same chords, but they have different strumming patterns

VG music isn't really good for practicing chords. Try ultimate guitar and search for some songs you like. Here is the top 100 songs to get you started. (Too much taylor swift on that list...)

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My Original Songs - https://soundcloud.com/hslesperance

Try Kabukibear's arrangement

Phrosty

Joined: Oct 28 2010

Try Kabukibear's arrangement of File Select from Super Mario 64. I'm not sure if this is what your looking for, but the strumming near the end is pretty cool. There's one stretch near in there that's pretty hard at first, but with practice it's easy.

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pro arrangements

lognar

Joined: Apr 03 2010

i find that skilled arrangers like Lonlonjp (www.youtube.com/lonlonjp) incorporate full chords into their video game arrangements and i have learned a lot from lonlonjp / chords i never imagined so I highly recommened learning some of his stuff

Re: For videogame songs I can

tiganior1

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Joined: Apr 09 2010

hslesperance said

For videogame songs I can only think of two

http://www.gametabs.net/psp/crisis-core-final-fantasy-vii/the-price-of-f...

http://www.gametabs.net/psp/crisis-core-final-fantasy-vii/night-of-seclu...

Unfortunately both use the same chords, but they have different strumming patterns

VG music isn't really good for practicing chords. Try ultimate guitar and search for some songs you like. Here is the top 100 songs to get you started. (Too much taylor swift on that list...)

Times are changing; Stairway has been #1 for so long now...

Re: Have you tried takaf's Far

auriplane

Joined: Sep 06 2008

karathrow said

While I appreciate the suggestion and I absolutely love chrono trigger, I hate that song haha.

I don't know you anymore T_T

...

Wait, I never knew you.

Welcome to GameTabs! ;-)

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Auriplane!!

Re: For videogame songs I can

hslesperance

Location: Walpole, MA

Joined: Aug 10 2008

I'm glad stairway is falling. Most overrated song ever. Plus they copied a song from a band called taurus.

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My Original Songs - https://soundcloud.com/hslesperance

I wish there was a way to

karathrow

Joined: Oct 26 2010

I wish there was a way to multiquote without copying and pasting each post heh.

to tiganior yeah Im trying to find more plucky songs, not so comfortable strumming yet (as dumb as that sounds)

hsles I looked at that site you listed, and some of them looked pretty good for practicing. Thanks!

To auriplane, you sort of knew me! You posted in my intro thread! Sorry I didn't like your song T_T

Well I forgot! Umm, you don't

auriplane

Joined: Sep 06 2008

Well I forgot!

Umm, you don't have to like my music, that's ok xD I don't remember.

Hey who's this Karathrow character? Welcome to GameTabs!!

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Auriplane!!

Stairway is pretty overrated.

headlessdullahan

Normal is too boring. Coolness is an opinion. Funness is your own thing. Individuality is ultimate.

Joined: Nov 05 2010

Stairway is pretty overrated. I only like the solo though...... I'm addicted to playing the solo at least once every time i pick up a guitar haha .

hey karathrow i found a song

soundsandstuff

Joined: Sep 27 2009

hey karathrow i found a song that may or may not be to your liking well here's the link:

http://www.guitaretab.com/g/green-day/23220.html

this one has chords, and the song has decent switching and plucking too

did you get your account name from street fighter??

Re: For videogame songs I can

Frogma

Joined: Jun 25 2008

hslesperance said

I'm glad stairway is falling. Most overrated song ever. Plus they copied a song from a band called taurus.

Actually I think the band is "Spirit", the song is "Taurus". Davy Graham wrote something similar before both those bands anyway: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWeejHJxGjs#

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Re: hey karathrow i found a song

karathrow

Joined: Oct 26 2010

soundsandstuff said

hey karathrow i found a song that may or may not be to your liking well here's the link:

http://www.guitaretab.com/g/green-day/23220.html

this one has chords, and the song has decent switching and plucking too

did you get your account name from street fighter??

Cool I'll check it out, thanks. (and yes, my name is from street fighter)

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