50s Rock And Roll Party Songs
On The Acoustic

Thanks for checking out my 50s rock and roll party songs page which will lead you to learn some of the most fun songs from the 1950s decade.

Below is a description of some of the artists from the 50's I have created guitar tutorials on for the acoustic guitar player. Once you get over to one of  the five categories, you'll have nearly 70 great songs to choose from. Free demos, chord sheets and rhythm tips await.

Jump menu to quickly access the artists/bands on this page.


50s Rock And Roll Party
Chords, Lyrics, Demos, Tutorials

This page is one of the shortest sections on this website featuring a total of 15 different artists as well as songs from Buddy Holly, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presleyand The Everly Brothers. 

To see the big picture of what is on this site I encourage visitors to use the A-Z directory or sitemap page of this website and follow the directions there.

But for this section dealing with 50's songs, I have 5 sections to offer so far. 


Buddy Holly Section

One could not discuss 50's music and not have an area dealing with Buddy Holly. This young man influenced many famous people in his short 22 years on this earth plain. The 15 demos / tutorials in this Buddy Holly section are:

  1. Blue Days Black Nights
  2. Brown Eyed Handsome Man
  3. Everyday
  4. Fools Paradise
  5. I Fought The Law
  6. I Guess It Doesn't Matter Anymore
  7. Listen To Me
  8. Maybe Baby
  9. Oh Boy
  10. Peggy Sue
  11. Rave on
  12. Reminiscing
  13. Rockin' Around With Ollie Vee
  14. True Love Ways
  15. Words Of Love

Check out a few of the demo videos in this section, download the free chord sheets and follow along.

Buddy Holly section here.


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Elvis Presley Section

Artists like Elvis, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and others span across several decade, but the 1950's is when Elvis burst onto the music scene with many powerful and fun songs to learn on guitar. I've included some of his newer well know songs into this list as follows:

  1. An American Trilogy
  2. Blue Suede Shoes
  3. Good Rockin' Tonight
  4. Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues
  5. I Can't Help Fallin' In Love With You
  6. I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine
  7. If I Can Dream
  8. Kentucky Rain
  9. One Night With You
  10. Separate Ways
  11. Surrender
  12. Suspicious Minds
  13. Teddy Bear
  14. The Wonder Of You
  15. Treat Me Nice

I have lessons on many more Elvis songs, but to keep this site manageable, I've had to and will be reducing all sections of this site. If you have any other Elvis songs that interest you, touch base and I'll let you know if I have lessons for those additional Elvis songs.

Elvis Presley section here.


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Ricky Nelson Section

This section has 5 Ricky Nelson classics including;

  1. A Teenager In Love
  2. Don't Leave Me This Way
  3. Dream Lover
  4. Garden Party
  5. Poor Little Fool
  6. Travelin Man

Ricky Nelson section is here.


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The Everly Brothers Section

Here are 10 great songs from these guys that are fun songs for the acoustic player. 

  1. All I Have To Do Is Dream
  2. Bird Dog
  3. Bye Bye Love
  4. Cathy's Clown
  5. Claudette
  6. Devoted To You
  7. Like Strangers
  8. Wake Up Little Suzie
  9. Walk Right Back
  10. Why Worry

The Everly Brothers section is here.


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8 Artists Section

In this last section are 8 artists you'll recognize from the 1950's covering a total of 15 songs. You can scan the page or use the drop menu to jump down to the artist and the song (s) of interest to you. These 10 artists are:

  1. Bill Haley
  2. Carl Perkins
  3. Chuck Berry
  4. Del Shannon
  5. Eddie Cochran
  6. Fats Domino
  7. Jerry Lee Lewis
  8. Los Lobos
  9. Ritchie Valens

Artists section here.


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Thank you for visiting my 50s rock and roll party page and I hope the info you found here and the subsequent sections below this one, helpful.


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