Here is a list of the best Guitar Song books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- First 50 Songs You Should Play On Acoustic Guitar (2014)
- Alfred’s Easy Guitar Songs — Classic Rock: 50 Hits of the ’60s, ’70s & ’80s (2016)
- Selections from Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: Guitar Classics Volume 2: Classic Rock to Modern Rock (Easy Guitar TAB) (Rolling Stones Classic Guitar) (2008)
- The Willie Nelson Guitar Songbook (2007)
- 100 Most Beautiful Songs Ever For Fingerpicking Guitar (2014)
- Guitar Book for Adult Beginners: Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Guitar Songs, Guitar Chords, Music Theory & Technique (Book & Streaming Video Lessons) (2017)
- The Beatles Complete Chord Songbook (2000)
- Complete Guitar Player Acoustic Songbook (2015)
- Best Children’s Songs Ever (Piano, Vocal, Guitar Songbook) (2014)
- Frozen: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (Piano, Vocal, Guitar Songbook) (2014)
- JustinGuitar Beginner’s Songbook: 100 Classic Songs Specially Arranged for Beginner Guitarists with Performance Tips (2003)
- Simple Songs: The Easiest Easy Guitar Songbook Ever (2015)
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(Guitar Collection). If you’re new to the guitar, you are probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides a combo of tab, chords, and lyrics for the most popular songs beginning guitarists want to play on the acoustic guitar.
For beginning musicians, Alfred’s Easy series is the fast track to developing a repertoire of well-known and fun-to-play songs, while more experienced players will find an excellent resource of favorite songs. The Easy Hits Guitar TAB format provides melody in notation and TAB, chords, lyrics, and any integral “hook” parts—plus suggested strum and fingerpicking patterns.
Selections from Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: Guitar Classics Volume 2: Classic Rock to Modern Rock (Easy Guitar TAB) (Rolling Stones Classic Guitar) (2008)
Sixty-seven of the best songs of the rock era, all chosen from Rolling Stone(R) magazine’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.” The book covers 67 classic songs spanning the classic rock era to the modern rock era all arranged to include all important guitar parts and yet remain easily playable.
(Guitar Recorded Versions). This 15-song collection contains many of Willie Nelson’s great hits, including: Always on My Mind * Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain * City of New Orleans * Everywhere I Go * Georgia on My Mind * Good Hearted Woman * Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys * On the Road Again * Pancho and Lefty * Seven Spanish Angels * Uncloudy Day * Whiskey River * and more.
(Guitar Solo). One hundred timeless songs from a wide variety of musical genres are featured in this collection of solo guitar arrangements in standard notation and tab.
Guitar Book for Adult Beginners: Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Guitar Songs, Guitar Chords, Music Theory & Technique (Book & Streaming Video Lessons) (2017)
Music Professor Damon Ferrante guides you through how to play the guitar with step-by-step lessons for adult beginners and streaming video lessons. This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of guitar students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun. The lessons will greatly expand your repertoire of beloved guitar songs and improve your guitar technique, creativity, and understanding of music.
(Guitar Chord Songbook). This great collection features all 194 songs written and sung by The Beatles, specially transcribed here for strumming guitarists, from the actual recordings, in the original keys. Each song includes chord symbols, guitar chord boxes and complete lyrics. Also features a helpful playing guide and a full discography.
(Guitar). The Complete Guitar Player Acoustic Songbook features a huge collection of 50 acoustic hits from all genres for guitar. Each song includes full lyrics and guitar chords as well as strumming and picking patterns, making this perfect for the aspiring acoustic guitarist. Every song included in this guitar songbook is a bona fide acoustic classic, perfect for singalongs at parties or just a strum on a summer’s day in the park.
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). This amazing collection features over 100 songs kids love in one handy songbook! Arranged for piano and voice with guitar chord frames, it will provide hours of playing fun for parents and teachers!
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Frozen has been called one of Disney’s greatest musicals of all time high praise indeed! In fact, it’s the first soundtrack in over a decade to top the Billboard Album Charts for over a month. This souvenir songbook features 11 songs as penned by songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, plus color artwork from the film.
JustinGuitar Beginner’s Songbook: 100 Classic Songs Specially Arranged for Beginner Guitarists with Performance Tips (2003)
(Music Sales America). This fantastic collection is the ultimate songbook for the ultimate beginner’s guitar course. Justin Sandercoe’s revolutionary method is used by hundreds of thousands of people across the world. The book features 10 songs for each stage of the Beginner’s Course, building up from easy three-chord songs to more advanced tunes. Notes on strumming patterns and chord changes, with diagrams to illustrate all the chord shapes are also included.
Best Guitar Song Books You Must Read
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some guitar song books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
The Complete Guitar Songbook : Easy Guitar
Author(s): Hakim El yamri
ID: 2965538, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: Advanced Guide for Playing Songs and Recording Guitar Like A Pro
Author(s): Sheldon, Peter F.
ID: 2823490, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub
Bass Guitar Beginners Jumpstart: Learn Basic Lines, Rhythms and Play Your First Songs: 15 (Seeing Music)
Author(s): Andy Schneider
ID: 3115250, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2020, Size: 24 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.