Dansm's Fingerpicking Lessons
Dansm's Fingerpicking Songs
Here are a few songs which make extensive use of fingerpicking,
so try them out to hone your skills! Have fun, and don't forget those lessons!
Remember that the picking patterns shown on these pages are not absolute,
so please experiment and try new stuff. Good luck!
Dansm's Guitar Chord Theory
this page contains music theory lessons regarding guitar chords

Dansm's Guitar Scale Lessons
modes of the major, minor, and pentatonic scales and how to learn them

Dansm's Key to Chords
a list of common chords that I use in my songs

Dansm's Musical Notation for Guitar
if you don't understand tab notation, chord notation, or want to learn to read music the guitarist's way, visit this page!

Tablature Software
the software I use to create the tabs on all my tab pages (46K, PC only)


DISCLAIMER:
The tablature on this page is my own work and represents my interpretation of the song. The tablature on this site may be used only for private study, scholarship, or research. It may not be used in a commercial setting nor may it be reproduced or disseminated to others in any form, including printing this tablature or saving these files on your computer. These songs may not be performed for others without appropriate licensing from ASCAP/BMI.

Beginning Songs
Layla
Eric Clapton

Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Eric Clapton

New York's Not My Home
Jim Croce

Annie's Song
John Denver

Back Home Again
John Denver

For Baby (For Bobbie)
John Denver

Goodbye Again
John Denver

Leaving on a Jet Plane
John Denver

Poems, Prayers, and Promises
John Denver

Starwood In Aspen
John Denver

Sunshine on my Shoulders
John Denver
Landslide
Fleetwood Mac

Longer
Dan Fogelberg

Now and Forever
Richard Marx

500 Miles
Peter, Paul, and Mary

Blowin' in the Wind
Peter, Paul, and Mary

April Come She Will
Simon and Garfunkel

Homeward Bound
Simon and Garfunkel

I Am a Rock
Simon and Garfunkel

The Sounds of Silence
Simon and Garfunkel

Shower the People
James Taylor

Fire and Rain
James Taylor

Intermediate Songs
Song For Adam
Jackson Browne

Cat's in the Cradle
Harry Chapin

Change the World
Eric Clapton

Lonely Stranger
Eric Clapton

Tears in Heaven
Eric Clapton

Malted Milk
Eric Clapton

I Got a Name
Jim Croce

I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
Jim Croce

Lover's Cross
Jim Croce

Operator
Jim Croce

Follow Me
John Denver

Take Me Home, Country Roads
John Denver

This Old Guitar
John Denver

More Than Words
Extreme

Make Love Stay
Dan Fogelberg

Power of Two
Indigo Girls

Dust in the Wind
Kansas

Going to California
Led Zeppelin
Stairway to Heaven
Led Zeppelin

Your Time is Gonna Come
Led Zeppelin

Poles Apart
Pink Floyd

Sleeping Beauty
Tom Prasada-Rao

The Gambler
Kenny Rogers

Glory Bound
Martin Sexton

The Way I Am
Martin Sexton

American Tune
Simon and Garfunkel

The Boxer
Simon and Garfunkel

Scarborough Fair
Simon and Garfunkel

Anywhere Like Heaven
James Taylor

Carolina in my Mind
James Taylor

Country Road
James Taylor

Long Ago and Far Away
James Taylor

Something in the Way She Moves
James Taylor

You Can Close Your Eyes
James Taylor

You've Got a Friend
James Taylor

Walking Man
James Taylor

Advanced Songs
Signe
Eric Clapton

Photographs and Memories
Jim Croce

Time in a Bottle
Jim Croce

Rocky Mountain High
John Denver

Seven Bridges Road
The Eagles

Leader of the Band
Dan Fogelberg

Charlene
Vance Gilbert

Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
Led Zeppelin

Satellite
Dave Matthews Band
Trolley Car
Ellis Paul

Weightless
Ellis Paul

My Maria
Martin Sexton

Over My Head
Martin Sexton

A Heart in New York
Simon and Garfunkel

Old Friends
Simon & Garfunkel

Late Night Train
Brooks Williams

Nothing At All
Brooks Williams


For many more Eagles songs, go to Dansm's Eagles Tabs

For tons more acoustic songs, check out my Acoustic Guitar Song Page


If there are any chords you aren't familiar with, check them out at my Key to Chords page.

For an explanation of tab notation, visit my Key to Tab Notation.


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