Play 10 Songs with Just 4 Chords on Guitar

In this video, David will show us that it is possible to play multiple songs with just 4 chords! While he might only play 10 in the video, the reality is that you can play hundreds of songs with them. By the end of the video, you will learn how easy it is to switch from an Ed Sheeran song to one of The Rolling Stones! All you need to do is to master a few easy chords to learn some of the most popular songs.

The Four Basic Chords you need to master 100s of songs

The best part of it? These 4 chords are actually very easy to learn. If you want to learn how to master a couple of them, check out our tutorial from our previous post. It will cover how to locate, fret and pick the correct strings for each chord while using live video demos and on-screen graphics. You’ll also get tips on how to change easily between chords, so you can put them together to play your favorite songs.

If you want to learn the songs he played, go ahead and check out the Fretello app! We have created a “4 chords songs” playlist where we teach you how to rock these songs.

4 Chords Songs in the video

  • Counting Stars -- One Republic  (0:00)
  • Start Me Up -- The Rolling Stones  (0:20)
  • Perfect -- Ed Sheeran  (0:36)
  • Louie Louie -- The Kingsmen  (1:12)
  • I See Fire -- Ed Sheeran  (1:30)
  • Don’t Fear the Reaper -- Blue Öyster Cult  (1:55)
  • Complicated Avril Lavigne  (2:27)
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun -- Cindy Lauper  (2:49)
  • Home -- Passenger  (2:58)
  • Jailhouse Rock -- Elvis Presley  (3:22)

Learn Guitar With Fretello

Check out the interactive course with plenty of examples, practical exercises and fun backing tracks in our app.

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