Thursday, October 24, 2013

20 Best Acoustic Songs from Rock Artists


                        Was Cleaning our storage room when i found this, my poor old guitar. This was my then-boyfriend-now-husband's first gift. Can't believe it's almost a decade old and was able to stand the test of time.. (including floods and termites). I missed playing this since the last time i was able to play a guitar was during my college days, my highschool friends inspired me to learn the guitar, and of course, some good old rock music.
Rock music is not just about noise and distortion behind compelling and offbeat lyrics, sometimes, some of the "loudest" rock musicians and bands make music that are apt for the peace and quiet moments. There are also songs that inspires us to learn the guitar so we can play and sing those beautifully crafted songs. The one song that inspired me to learn the prominent instrument in music is Goo Goo Dolls' "Name" from the 1995 album A Boy Named Goo. Here are 20 Acoustic Songs that will make you strumming and humming in no time. (no particular order)

2. Patience - Guns n' Roses
3. Over the hills and far away - Led Zeppelin
4. Your Decision - Alice in Chains
5. Landslide - Fleetwood Mac/ Smashing Pumpkins
6. Time of your life (Good Riddance) - Green Day
7. The Man who sold the world - David Bowie/Nirvana
8. No Rain - Blind Melon
9. Wonderwall - Oasis
10. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
11. Rocky Racoon - The Beatles
12. Blackbird - The Beatles
13. Yesterday - The Beatles
14. Across the universe - The Beatles
15. Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
16. Knockin on Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
17. Wish You were here - Pink Floyd
18. Free Bird - Lynyrd skynyrd
19. Wild Horses - Rolling Stones
20. Redemption Song - Bob Marley

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Credits: Guitar World

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