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BS-000 • Beginner's Songbook Index

The Justinguitar.com Beginner's Songbook

Even with just a few chords YOU can play great songs - here is a big list of great songs that gradually get harder as you progress through the Beginner's Course! On this page you'll find free video lessons for many of the songs from the songbook.

Easy songs for beginner guitar players...

At the early stages of learning guitar, many people get frustrated because they think the only songs they can play are Baa Baa Black sheep and other such dross... but it's not true! With just a few chords you can play some awesome songs and that is what my Beginner's Songbook's are all about. :)

The books contains 10 songs that work for each Stage of the Beginners Course, starting with very easy 3 chord songs and gradually getting harder until you are using all your open chords (including F) and are exploring cool strumming patterns. If you are beyond that you might like to check out my series of Intermediate Songbooks.

You will find that using the Songbook will make learning the songs a lot easier and there is a very wide range of styles to appeal to most tastes - so go have a look and see if you dig them - Volume 2 features more awesome songs with the same format!

Listed here are the songs from it that I have made video lessons for and although I plan to do all the songs eventually, that is likely to take a few years as there are many areas of the site that need my attention! There is plenty to get you going here for sure, and you can still learn the songs from the songbook on your own too, there are plenty of tips and strum patterns shown to help you!

Justinguitar Beginners Songbook

The JustinGuitar Beginner's Songbooks (Proper paper books!)

I have two volumes of beginners songs! Each have 100 awesome songs, arranged to sync perfectly with my Beginners Course. Ten songs in each stage, gradually getting more challenging as you go through. Each song has tips and strumming suggestions and I honestly think this is the best Beginner's Songbook ever :) Both are spiral bound so stays open easy! Rave reviews from all over the world and the best companion to my course you could have! Appreciate your support.

Click here to see the full song lists and order: Volume 1Volume 2

Justinguitar Beginners Songbook

Songs from Stage 1 - Very Easy - all songs use just E, A and D Chords!

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-101 • Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
BS-102 • Feelin' Alright - Traffic
BS-103 • Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
BS-104 • Walk Of Life - Dire Straits
BS-105 • I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
BS-106 • The Gambler - Kenny Rodgers
BS-107 • That's All Right Mama - Elvis Presley
BS-108 • Love Me Do - The Beatles
BS-109 • How Bizarre - OMC
BS-110 • Common People - Pulp


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-120 • Dance The Night Away - The Mavericks
BS-121 • Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
BS-122 • For What It's Worth - For What It's Worth
BS-123 • Me & Charlie - Lee Hazelwood
BS-124 • Blowing Smoke - Kasey Musgraves
BS-125 • Old Time Rock And Roll - Bob Seger
BS-126 • This Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie
BS-127 • 5 Years Time - Noah And The Whale

MANY MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 2 - Very Easy - Adds Am, Dm and Em Chords!

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-201 • A Girl Like You - Edwyn Collins
BS-202 • Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
BS-203 • I'd Rather Go Blind - Etta James
BS-207 • Twist And Shout - The Beatles
BS-208 • Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
BS-209 • Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton
BS-210 • Wild Thing - The Troggs


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-220 • 505 - The Arctic Monkeys
BS-221 • Desire - U2
BS-222 • Chocolate Jesus - Tom Waits
BS-223 • Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 3 - Easy - Adds in G and C

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-301 • Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix
BS-302 • Mad World - Michael Andrews Feat. Gary Jules
BS-303 • Hey Ya! - Outkast
BS-304 • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
BS-305 • Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
BS-306 • Want Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane
BS-307 • How To Save A Life - The Fray
BS-308 • What's Up - 4 Non Blondes
BS-309 • This Years Love - David Gray
BS-310 • Working Class Hero - John Lennon


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-320 • Songbird - Oasis
BS-321 • Downtown Train - Tom Waits
BS-322 • If You Wanna - The Vaccines
BS-323 • Stand By Me - Ben E King

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 4 Adds in Fmaj7 Chord

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-401 • Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
BS-402 • (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
BS-403 • Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
BS-404 • Save Tonight - Eagle eye Cherry
BS-406 • Back To December - Taylor Swift
BS-409 • Live Forever - Oasis
BS-410 • I Wanna Hold Your Hand - The Beatles


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-420 • Stay With Me - Sam Smith
BS-421 • One - U2
BS-422 • Closing Time - Semisonic
BS-423 • Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon - Neil Diamond
BS-424 • Sugar - Maroon 5
BS-425 • Budapest - George Ezra
BS-426 • If It Makes You Happy - Sheryl Crow

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 5 - Mostly Blues Based - using 7th chords!

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-501 • Before You Accuse Me - Eric Clapton
BS-502 • Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
BS-507 • Going Down Slow - Blues Standard
BS-510 • That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-520 • Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
BS-521 • Smokestack Lightnin' - Howlin Wolf
BS-522 • Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
BS-523 • Mustang Sally - Wilson Picket / The Commitments

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 6 - adds in our friend the F chord!

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-601 • Please Forgive Me - David Gray
BS-602 • I'm A Believer - The Monkees
BS-603 • Dakota - Stereophonics
BS-605 • I Can't Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis
BS-606 • Pink Bullets - The Shins ∆
BS-608 • Mr. Jones - Counting Crows ∆
BS-609 • The Drugs Don't Work - The Verve
BS-610 • House Of The Rising Sun - Traditional
BS-611 • Hurt - Johnny Cash (see below *2, no longer in book!)


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-620 • Little Talks - Of Monsters And Men
BS-621 • That's Entertainment - The Jam
BS-622 • Moonlight Shadow - Mike Oldfield
BS-623 • I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
BS-624 • Hotel California - The Eagles
BS-625 • Let Her Go - Passanger
BS-626 • Wake Me Up - Avicii

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 7

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-702 • Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi
BS-703 • Lucky Man - The Verve
BS-704 • California Dreaming - The Mamas & The Papas
BS-706 • You Really Got Me - The Kinks
BS-707 • Have A Nice Day - Stereophonics
BS-708 • Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet / The Troggs


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-720 • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
BS-721 • Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
BS-722 • All I Want Is You - U2
BS-723 • Come As You Are - Nirvana

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 8

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-801 • Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
BS-802 • Fast Car- Tracey Chapman ∆
BS-803 • Fields Of Gold - Sting
BS-804 • Vincent - Don McLean
BS-805 • Wonderwall - Oasis
BS-806 • Polly - Nirvana
BS-807 • Molly's Chambers - Kings Of Leon ∆
BS-810 • Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) - The Offspring ∆


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-820 • Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's
BS-821 • Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
BS-822 • Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Stage 9

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-901 • Better Be home soon - Crowded house
BS-902 • Have you Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
BS-903 • Wherever you Will Go - The Calling
BS-904 • American Pie - Don McLean
BS-905 • Redemption Song - Bob Marley
BS-906 • Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
BS-907 • The A Team - Ed Sheeran
BS-909 • Hand In Pocket - Alanis Morissette
BS-910 • Let It Be - The Beatles


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-920 • Everybody Hurts - REM
BS-921 • Always On My Mind - Elvis Presley
BS-922 • Long Way To The Top - AC/DC
BS-923 • Romeo And Juliet - Dire Straits (Mark Knopfler)
BS-924 • Take Me To Church - Hozier

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Songs from Bonus Stage

Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 1:

BS-991 • You're Beautiful - James Blunt
BS-992 • Imagine - John Lennon
BS-994 • Wild World - Cat Stevens
BS-996 • Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheels
BS-998 • Substitute - The Who
BS-990 • Times Like these - Foo Fighters


Songs From The JustinGuitar Beginner Songbook Volume 2:

BS-020 • The Best Of You - Foo Fighters
BS-021 • The World Where You Live - Crowded House
BS-022 • Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhols
BS-024 • Hold Back The River - James Bay
BS-025 • Black Night - Deep Purple

MORE COMING SOON!

New free video lessons of songs from the new songbook released every Friday!
See the whole songlist by clicking on the book! -->


Notes:

 ∆ - note that these were filmed before (some WAY before) the Songbook was written so may have slight differences to the book. I plan to re-film these at some point in the future and bring them up to date and improve the quality.

*2 - Unfortunately we couldn't get a response from Trent Reznor's publishers to include it in the US edition of the songbook and because we want the same book available worldwide it had to be replaced. Disappointing cos I love the song. The video is still live on YouTube, it's just not in the paper book!