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Listed below are the most popular songs played by guitar players. Click any title for the Best Free Guitar Lesson Available Online Today. Each tutorial has been carefully curated by expert guitarists to ensure you receive the best hit song lessons experience available based on the criteria below. *Rotate your phone horizontally for best view.

Hit Song Lessons Criteria
12 Bar BluesTraditionalBeginner
Across the UniverseThe BeatlesBeginner-Intermediate
A Horse With No NameAmericaBeginner
American PieDon McleanBeginner
And It Stoned MeVan MorrisonBeginner
Angel From MontgomeryJohn PrineBeginner-Intermediate
Angel From MontgomeryJohn PrineIntermediate-Advanced
AngieRolling StonesBeginner
AngieRolling StonesIntermediate-Advanced
Bad Moon RisingCCRBeginner [w/Keith Urban]
Bad Moon RisingCCRBeginner
Band on the RunPaul McCartneyIntermediate
Beast of BurdenRolling StonesIntermediate
Beat ItMichael JacksonBeginner-Intermediate
Bell Bottom BluesEric ClaptonIntermediate
Best Day of My LifeAmerican AuthorsBeginner
BlackbirdThe BeatlesIntermediate [Part 1]
BlackbirdThe BeatlesIntermediate [Part 2]
BlackbirdPaul McCartneyOriginal Artist
Blue MoonBillie Holiday
Bohemian RhapsodyQueenBeginner
Boulevard of Broken DreamsGreen DayBeginner-Intermediate
Boulevard of Broken DreamsGreen DayIntermediate-Advanced
BreakawayKelly ClarksonBeginner
Brown Eyed GirlVan MorrisonBeginner
Brown Eyed Girl
Van MorrisonIntermediate [w/Intro]
BubblyColbie CaillatBeginner-Intermediate
Can't You Hear Me KnockingRolling StonesIntermediate-Advanced
Can You Feel The Love TonightElton John (Lion King)Beginner
Can You Feel The Love TonightElton John (Lion King)Intermediate
CenterfieldJohn FogertyBeginner-Intermediate
CenterfieldJohn FogertyOriginal Artist
Classical GasMason WilliamsIntermediate-Advanced
Comfortably NumbPink FloydBeginner-Intermediate
Count On MeBruno MarsBeginner
Count On MeBruno MarsOriginal Artist
Counting StarsOne RepublicBeginner
Counting StarsOne RepublicIntermediate
Crazy Little Thing Called LoveQueenIntermediate-Advanced
DemonsImagine DragonsBeginner
(Don't Fear) The ReaperBlue Oyster CultBeginner
(Don't Fear) The ReaperBlue Oyster CultIntermediate
Don't Look Back in AngerOasis
Down on the CornerCCRBeginner [w/o strum]
Down on the CornerCCRIntermediate [Strum 4:17]
Dust in the WindKansasBeginner
Dust in the WindKansasIntermediate [w/o Intro]
Dust in the WindKansasIntermediate [w/tab,/fretboard/vocal]
EdelweissSound of MusicBeginner
Everybody HurtsR.E.M.Intermediate
Every Rose Has Its ThornPoisonBeginner-Intermediate
Falling SlowlyHansard/IrglovaIntermediate
Fast Car
Tracy ChapmanBeginner-Intermediate [Fast Fwd 5:11]
Fast Car
Tracy Chapman (Live)Intermediate
Folsom Prison BluesJohnny Cash (Live)Beginner
Folsom Prison BluesJohnny Cash (Live)Intermediate
Free BirdLynyrd SkynyrdBeginner
Free BirdLynyrd SkynyrdIntermediate
Free BirdLynyrd SkynyrdAdvanced-Expert
Free FallingTom PettyBeginner
Free FallingTom PettyAdvanced [w/strum]
Friend of the DevilGrateful DeadBeginner-Intermediate
Friends In Low PlacesGarth BrooksIntermediate-Advanced
Gimme ShelterRolling StonesIntermediate
Gimme ShelterRolling StonesAdvanced
Give Me LoveGeorge HarrisonBeginner-Intermediate
Give Me LoveGeorge HarrisonIntermediate [Slide Intro]
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)Green DayBeginner-Intermediate
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)Green DayIntermediate-Advanced
HallelujahLeonard CohenBeginner
HallelujahJeff BuckleyBeginner-Intermediate
Handle With CareTravelling Wilburys
Happy BirthdayTraditional
Have I Told You LatelyVan Morrison/Rod Stewart
Have You Ever Seen The RainCCRBeginner
Have You Ever Seen The RainCCRIntermediate
Have You Ever Seen The RainCCR (Live)
Here Comes the SunThe BeatlesBeginner
Here Comes the SunThe BeatlesIntermediate
Here Comes the SunThe BeatlesAdvanced
Here Comes the SunGeorge Harrison & Paul SimonOriginal Artist
Hey JoeJimi HendrixBeginner-Intermediate
Hey JoeJimi HendrixIntermediate
Hey JoeJimi HendrixAdvanced
Hey JudeThe BeatlesBeginner
Hey JudeThe BeatlesIntermediate
Hey JudeThe BeatlesAdvanced
Hey There DelilahPlain White T'sBeginner
Hey There DelilahPlain White T's (Live)Intermediate-Advanced
Highway To HellAC/DCBeginner-Intermediate
Honky Tonk WomenRolling StonesBeginner-Intermediate
Hotel CaliforniaEaglesBeginner [Simplified]
Hotel CaliforniaEaglesAdvanced [Intro, 2 Guitars]
Hotel CaliforniaEaglesExpert [Intro, Solos w/Don Felder]
House of the Rising SunThe AnimalsBeginner
House of the Rising SunThe AnimalsIntermediate
House of the Rising SunTommy EmmanuelExpert
House of the Rising SunThe AnimalsOriginal Guitarist
HurtJohnny CashBeginner-Advanced
I Got A NameJim CroceIntermediate-Advanced
I Walk the LineJohnny CashBeginner [Intro Lick w/Tab]
I Walk the LineJohnny CashBeginner
I Walk the LineJohnny CashAdvanced
I Want It That WayBackstreet BoysBeginner-Intermediate
I Won't Back DownTom PettyBeginner
I Won't Back DownTom PettyIntermediate
I Won't Back DownTom PettyAdvanced
I Won't Give UpJason MrazIntermediate
If I Needed YouTownes Van ZandtIntermediate-Advanced
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)The Proclaimers
I'm Looking Through YouThe BeatlesBeginner-Intermediate
I'm YoursJason MrazBeginner
I'm YoursJason MrazIntermediate-Advanced
ImagineJohn LennonBeginner
ImagineJohn LennonIntermediate
ImagineJohn LennonIntermediate [Fingerstyle]
IrisGoo Goo DollsBeginner [RegularTuning]
IrisGoo Goo DollsIntermediate-Advanced [Tuning BDDDDD]
Island in the SunWeezerBeginner
Johnny B. GoodeChuck BerryBeginner
Johnny B. GoodeChuck BerryIntermediate
Johnny B. GoodeChuck BerryIntermediate-Advanced
Jumpin' Jack FlashRolling StonesBeginner
Jumpin' Jack FlashRolling StonesIntermediate-Advanced
King of the RoadRoger MillerBeginner
Knockin' On Heaven's DoorBob Dylan/Eric ClaptonBeginner [w/Keith Urban]
Knockin' On Heaven's DoorBob Dylan/Eric ClaptonBeginner
Knockin' On Heaven's DoorBob Dylan/Eric ClaptonIntermediate
Knockin' On Heaven's DoorGuns N' RosesIntermediate [Solos 1+2]
Knocking On Heaven's DoorGuns N' RosesIntermediate [First Solo]
Knockin' On Heaven's DoorGuns N' RosesAdvanced [Solos w/tab]
La BambaRitchie ValensBeginner
L.A. FreewayGuy ClarkIntermediate
La GrangeZZ TopBeginner-Intermediate
La GrangeZZ TopIntermediate-Advanced
LandslideFleetwood MacBeginner-Intermediate
Lay Down SallyEric ClaptonIntermediate
Leaving on a Jet PlaneJohn DenverBeginner
Leaving on a Jet PlaneJohn DenverIntermediate
Let It BeThe BeatlesBeginner
Let It BeThe BeatlesIntermediate
Let It BeThe BeatlesIntermediate [Solo w/Tab]
Let It BeThe BeatlesIntermediate [Solo]
Little WingJimi HendrixIntermediate-Advanced
LolaThe KinksIntermediate-Advanced
LuckyJason Mraz/Colbie CaillatBeginner
LuckyJason Mraz/Colbie Caillat
Lyin' EyesEaglesIntermediate-Advanced
Make You Feel My LoveBob DylanBeginner-Intermediate
Man on the MoonR.E.M.Intermediate
MargaritavilleJimmy BuffetBeginner
MargaritavilleJimmy BuffetBeginner [w/Intro]
MelissaThe Allman BrothersIntermediate
Me and Bobby McGeeKris Kristofferson/Janis JoplinBeginner
Me and Bobby McGeeKris Kristofferson/Janis JoplinIntermediate
MichelleThe BeatlesIntermediate-Advanced
MoondanceVan MorrisonIntermediate
Moon RiverBreakfast At Tiffany's
Moon RiverBreakfast At Tiffany'sIntermediate-Advanced
My GirlThe TemptationsIntermediate
Nobody Knows YouErci ClaptonBeginner
Nobody Knows YouErci ClaptonIntermediate-Advanced
Norwegian WoodThe BeatlesIntermediate-Advanced
No Woman No CryBob MarleyBeginner
No Woman No CryBob MarleyIntermediate
No Woman No CryBob MarleyIntermediate [Fingerstyle]
Oh, Pretty WomanRoy OrbisonBeginner-Intermediate
OperatorJim CroceIntermediate-Advanced [Intro & Verse Fingerpicking]
OperatorJim CroceIntermediate-Advanced [Lead w/o Instruction]
OthersideRed Hot Chili Peppers
Over The Hills And Far AwayLed ZeppelinIntermediate-Advanced
Over The RainbowJudy Garland (The Wizard of Oz)Beginner
Over The RainbowJudy Garland (The Wizard of Oz)Intermediate
Over The RainbowIsrael KamakawiwoʻoleIntermediate
Paint It BlackRolling StonesBeginner
Peaceful Easy FeelingEaglesBeginner
Peaceful Easy FeelingEaglesIntermediate
Peaceful Easy FeelingEaglesAdvanced
People Are StrangeThe DoorsIntermediate
PerfectEd SheeranBeginner-Intermediate
Piano ManBilly JoelIntermediate
Pinball WizardThe WhoIntermediate-Advanced
Pride and JoyStevie Ray VaughanIntermediate
Puff the Magic DragonPeter Paul & Mary
Queen BitchDavid BowieIntermediate
RadioactiveImagine Dragons
Ramblin ManThe Allman BrothersAdvanced
Redemption SongBob MarleyBeginner-Intermediate
Ring of FireJohnny CashBeginner
Ring of FireJohnny CashBeginner
Ring of FireJohnny CashIntermediate-Advanced
RiptideVan JoyBeginner
Rocky RaccoonThe BeatlesBeginner
RumbleLink WrayBeginner
Satisfaction (I Can't Get No)Rolling StonesBeginner
Seven Nation ArmyWhite StripesBeginner-Intermediate [7 Levels]
Seven Nation ArmyWhite StripesBeginner-Intermediate [w/Tab]
Seven Nation ArmyWhite StripesExpert [Orig Artist]
Should I Stay Or Should I GoThe ClashBeginner-Intermediate
Sign of the TimesHarry StylesBeginner-Intermediate
Sittin' On the Dock of the BayOtis ReddingBeginner-Intermediate
Sittin' On the Dock of the BayOtis ReddingIntermediate [Bar Chords Only]
Smoke on the WaterDeep PurpleBeginner
Somebody's DaughterTenille TownesBeginner-Intermediate [Orig Artist]
Stairway To HeavenLed ZeppelinBeginner-Intermediate
Stairway To HeavenLed ZeppelinIntermediate-Advanced
Stairway To HeavenLed ZeppelinIntermediate-Advanced [Solo]
Stand By MeBen E. KingBeginner
Stand By MeBen E. KingIntermediate
StitchesShawn MendesBeginner
Sultans of SwingDire StraitsIntermediate-Advanced
Summer of '69Bryan AdamsBeginner-Intermediate
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N RosesBeginner
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N RosesBeginner-Intermediate [Intro w/Tab]
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N RosesBeginner-Intermediate [Intro]
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N RosesIntermediate [Acoustic Intro]
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N RosesAdvanced
Sweet Child O' MineGuns N RosesIntermediate [Main Solo]
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd SkynrydBeginner-Intermediate
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd SkynrydAdvanced
Sweet VirginiaRolling StonesIntermediate-Advanced
Sympathy For the DevilRolling StonesBeginner-Intermediate
Take It EasyEaglesBeginner-Intermediate
Take It EasyEaglesIntermediate-Advanced
Take Me Home, Country RoadsJohn DenverBeginner
Take Me Home, Country RoadsJohn DenverBeginner-Intermediate [Fingerstyle 9:07]
The DanceGarth BrooksBeginner
The DanceGarth BrooksIntermediate
The DanceGarth BrooksIntermediate-Advanced
The First Cut Is the DeepestSheryl CrowBeginner
The First Cut Is the DeepestSheryl CrowIntermediate-Advanced
The WeightThe BandBeginner
The WeightThe BandBeginner [Intro Riff]
The WeightRobbie RobertsonIntermediate
Three Little BirdsBob MarleyBeginner
Tracks of My TearsSmokey Robinson & The MiraclesBeginner
UnwellMatchbox 20
VincentDon McLeanBeginner
VincentDon McLeanOriginal Artist
Wagon WheelDarius Rucker/Old Crow Medicine Show
Waiting On A FriendRolling StonesBeginner-Intermediate
When I'm Gone (Cups)Anna KendrickBeginner
When You Say Nothing At AllAlison Krauss/Keith WhitleyIntermediate
While My Guitar Gently WeepsThe BeatlesBeginner-Intermediate
While My Guitar Gently WeepsThe BeatlesIntermediate [Solo 1]
While My Guitar Gently WeepsThe BeatlesIntermediate [Solo 2]
Who'll Stop the RainCCRBeginner
Wild HorsesRolling StonesIntermediate
Wild ThingTroggs/HendrixBeginner
Wish You Were HerePink FloydBeginner
Wish You Were HerePink FloydIntermediate
Wish You Were HerePink FloydOriginal Artist
With A Little Help From My FriendsThe BeatlesIntermediate
Wonderful TonightEric ClaptonBeginner
Wonderful TonightEric ClaptonBeginner [Rhythm & Riff]
Wonderful TonightEric ClaptonIntermediate
Wonderful TonightEric Clapton (Live)Advanced
YesterdayThe BeatlesIntermediate
You Are My SunshineJohnny CashBeginner
You Are My SunshineJohnny CashIntermediate
You Can't Always Get What You WantRolling StonesBeginner
You Can't Always Get What You WantRolling StonesIntermediate

Hit Song Lessons

Guitar players everywhere tend to play a lot of the same songs because they’re simply fun to play! Some are easier than others to learn but most songs can be simplified and played at a beginner level. This page provides direct links to hundreds of tutorials teaching you how to play hundreds of songs. What’s more, the guitar lessons are listed according to your level, be it beginner, intermediate or advanced.

This website also includes a separate page listing easy beginner songs requiring as little as 3 or 4 chords. So if you’re wondering what song to play next on guitar or planning on jamming with other musicians, you’ll want to learn how to play at least some of these famous tunes. Chances are the other musicians you play with will also know how to play many of the songs list. Also available on this website is a page devoted to 3-4 chord songs. Enjoy the carefully curated tutorials listed above.