songs to play....

Discussion in 'Music' started by Platinum_twf, May 18, 2004.

  1. Platinum_twf

    Platinum_twf Member

    I'm looking for some good songs to play on an acoustic guitar...like some hippyish (not sure if that's a word..lol) songs....and also I was looking for some good protest songs to play...
    and I was also looking for just protest songs in general, just to listen to....Can any one help??
     
  2. FunkyPhreshMama

    FunkyPhreshMama Visitor

    go to google.com and type in guitar tab.
    first song i learned to play on my acoustic was hotel california, then i did some old skool greend day, its easy as hell cuz they only use like 3 or 4 chords. anything beatles or bob...................
     
  3. alice_d_millionaire

    alice_d_millionaire Just Do It©

    go for country joe and the fish. they have many protest songs, the most famous of which is the "i-feel-like-im-fixin-to-die-rag". the website www.countryjoe.com has a tab of it.

    other protest songs:
    for what its worth-buffalo springfield
    signs-five man electric band
    eve of destruction-barry mcguire
    volunteers-jefferson airplane
    its good news week-hedgehoppers anonymous
    machine gun-jimi hendrix (obviously not acoustic)

    hope that helps
     
  4. ImaPeach

    ImaPeach Member

    just go to tabrobot.com and search away

    u could do Alice's Restaurant... and if u learn all the lyrics people will be very impressed!
     
  5. the best song ever to play is knocking on heavens door. It is super easy and you can jazz it up if you feel like it. It is so fun to play because it is easy and fun to sing along to. It is also fun to play in groups of large people.

    here it is...
    GG DD AmAmAmAm
    GG DD CCCC

    have fun!
     
  6. warped4

    warped4 Member

    "A Song to Play When I'm Lonely" - John Frusciante
     
  7. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

  8. backtothelab

    backtothelab Senior Member

    I really liked the acoustic version of under the bridge, by RHCP.
    Of course, this was with hillel, and not JF. I saw a clip of anthony and hillel singing it floating down a river in italy. It was really beautiful
     
  9. backtothelab

    backtothelab Senior Member

    They were on a boat, btw
     
  10. CalJam

    CalJam Member

    If you want some some hippy type acoustic songs to play then try the album/Cd 'CJ Fish' by Country Joe & The Fish. It has some easy to learn great acoustic tunes, also 'Working Mans Dead by GratefulDead. :)
     

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