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….and the living is easy.

This will be quick, and easy and filled with links….
With summer approaching, I get requests to learn some songs that are suitable to summer time.
These are super easy and fun songs to learn on the guitar for summer.
So, without hesitation, here are some of the most popular summer song requests…

(Links include youtube videos of songs, and guitar chords/tab where available… no promises on the accuracy of the chords)

Sweet Home Alabama  – Lynyrd Skynyrd (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

Knee Deep – Zac Brown Band (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

Summer Time – Kid Rock (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

Bubble Toes – Jack Johnson (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

Jack and Diane – John Mellencamp (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker (or Old Crow Medicine Show) – (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

Summer Paradise – Simple Plan (YouTube) (Guitar Chords) (credit: Colm)

Cruise – Florida Georgia Line (YouTube) (Guitar Chords) (credit: Colm)

Sun Daze – Florida Georgia Line (YouTube) (Guitar Chords) (credit: Colm)

St James Infirmary – Doc Watson (YouTube) (Guitar Chords) (credit: Ken)

Centerfield – John Fogerty (YouTube) (Guitar Chords) (credit: Ken)

Summertime (Doin’ Time) – Sublime (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley – (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)

In the Garage – Weezer (YouTube) (Guitar Chords)


Obviously I’ve missed millions of them – but I’d love to grow the list – shoot me an e-mail or drop a comment below if you’ve got one to add – I’ll put it in the list (and of course, give you credit).
(Photo Credit: Josh Meek)