Top 75 GREATEST Acoustic Guitar Songs That Ever Existed

The acoustic guitar is one of the most popular instruments around. It’s versatile, low maintenance and sounds great. You don’t need to lug around an amp if you’re just playing for a few friends and it provides enough volume to accompany vocals but not so much that it overshadows them.

I personally love playing acoustic guitar. Everything from the sound to the feel of playing a nice acoustic is satisfying. What’s even more satisfying is learning how to play some great acoustic guitar songs. There are so many amazing acoustic guitar songs out there that it’s hard to narrow down some of the best and I’m sure that I’ve left a few out. Although, in this post, I wanted to put together a list of what I think are some of the best acoustic guitar songs ever created and share them with you.

As you may have already noticed, the table below includes 4 columns:

  • The song title (linked to the song on Spotify) and artist
  • Tabs from Ultimate-Guitar and Guitar Pro tabs
  • A link to a video lesson of how to play each song
  • Official guitar tabs

If you prefer to learn a new song by tab, I’d highly recommend using the Guitar Pro tabs whenever available as it can definitely help you get a better feel for the timing of each tab and provide you with more tools to learn songs much faster.

Guitar Pro 6: chord diagram, digital tuner, guitar fretboard

I tried to accommodate various learning styles in this post so whether you prefer to learn from a video lesson, Ultimate-Guitar/Guitar-Pro tabs, or a paperback tab book, the table below has got you covered.

This list is in no particular order so feel free to jump in wherever. Pick a song you like, and start learning how to play it with one of the options provided.

Happy playing!

Song / Artist UG & Guitar Pro Tabs Video Lesson Official Chords/Tabs
1. Blackbird – The Beatles Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
2. Dust in The Wind – Kansas Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
3. Have You Ever Seen the Rain – CCR Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
4. Fire and Rain – James Taylor Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
5. Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door – Bob Dylan Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
6. Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
7. Pink Moon – Nick Drake Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
8. Better Together – Jack Johnson Tabs|N/A Lesson Official
9. Wonderwall – Oasis Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
10. Who Says – John Mayer Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
11. Photograph – Ed Sheeran Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
12. Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
13. No Rain – Blind Melon Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
14. Take It Easy – The Eagles Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
15. Babe I’m Gonna Leave You – Led Zeppelin Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
16. Behind Blue Eyes – The Who Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
17. A Horse With No Name – America Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
18. More Than Words – Extreme Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
19. Helplessly Hoping – Crosby, Stills & Nash Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
20. Harvest Moon – Neil Young Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
21. Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
22. Georgia – Vance Joy Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
23. Going to California – Led Zeppelin Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
24. Time in a Bottle – Jim Croce Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
25. Good Riddance – Green Day Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
26. Angie – The Rolling Stones Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
27. American Pie – Don McLean Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
28. Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
29. Redemption Song – Bob Marley Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
30. Little Black Submarines – The Black Keys Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
31. Patience – Guns N’ Roses Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
32. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers Tabs|N/A Lesson N/A
33. Freeker By the Speaker – Keller Williams Tabs|N/A N/A N/A
34. Fast Car – Tracy Chapman Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
35. Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
36. Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
37. Naked As We Came – Iron & Wine Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
38. California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & The Papas Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
39. Nutshell – Alice in Chains Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
40. Can’t You See – The Marshall Tucker Band Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
41. Roundabout (Intro) – Yes Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
42. Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
43. Listen to the Music – The Doobie Brothers Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
44. Make It With You – Bread Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
45. Wild World – Cat Stevens Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
46. High and Dry – Radiohead Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
47. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
48. If You Could Read My Mind – Gordon Lightfoot Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
49. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard – Paul Simon Tabs|N/A Lesson Official
50. The Joker – Steve Miller Band Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
51. Night Moves – Bob Segar N/A|GP Tabs Lesson Official
52. Never Going Back Again – Fleetwood Mac Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
53. Over the Hills and Far Away – Led Zeppelin Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
54. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
55. Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something Tabs|N/A Lesson N/A
56. Pinch Me – Barenaked Ladies Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
57. Jumper – Third Eye Blind Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
58. Death with Dignity – Sufjan Stevens Tabs|N/A Lesson N/A
59. We’re Going To Be Friends – The White Stripes Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
60. Jolene – Dolly Parton Tabs|N/A Lesson N/A
61. Midnight Rider – The Allman Brothers Band Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
62. Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
63. Life By The Drop – Stevie Ray Vaughn Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
64. She Talks to Angels – The Black Crowes Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
65. Drive – Incubus Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
66. Heart of Gold – Neil Young Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
67. Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
68. You’re So Vain – Carly Simon Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
69. The Weight – The Band Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
70. Give a Little Bit – Supertramp Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
71. Lola – The Kinks Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
72. Ocean – John Butler Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson N/A
73. Pinball Wizard – The Who Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
74. Hotel California – The Eagles Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official
75. Everlong (Acoustic Version) – Foo Fighters Tabs|GP Tabs Lesson Official

Summary

Hopefully, this list of acoustic songs has inspired you to pick up your acoustic and start learning how to play a few. Finding new songs to play can sometimes be challenging so whether you’re just an acoustic guitarist or like to play and sing, this list should have you covered.

If you think I may have missed any great acoustic songs in the list above, don’t forget to leave a comment below. Let us know what your favorite acoustic guitar song is!

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