Best George Strait Songs
On The Acoustic

Thanks for stopping by my best George Strait songs page where you'll find a collection of demo covers and full lesson tutorials available for purchase along with several free chord sheets in .pdf format, rhythm tips and links to other lessons.


Best George Strait Songs - Tutorials

1. Seashores Of Old Mexcio

Merle Haggard wrote this song and recorded his version in 1974 and again with Willie nelson in 1987. Freddy Weller and hank Snow also did covers in the 1970's.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root up up down up and repeat as you move thru the chords
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = D, A/Db, Bm, A, Em, A7, Am7, D7, G, 

2. Three Nails And A Cross

This song haisl from the "Here or A Good Time" album which was released in 2011. George co-wrote this song with his son, Dean Dillon and Bobby Boyd

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 1st fret
  • Rhythm = root down up down up root down up down up
  • Picking = No - but a descending riff
  • Chords = G, Em, C, A7, D6, Am7, D, Em/Db, Em7 

3. Where Have I Been All My Life

This song can be found on the 2009 album entitled "Twang".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 1st fret is original key
  • Rhythm = root up down up root up down up
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, Em, Gbm, D, Bm, A7sus, A7, Gb

4. Wrapped

Song writer Bruce Robison (brother of Texan artist Charlie Robison) wrote and recorded his own version for this song. George Strait picked up the song for his album "It Just Come Natural" and had a #2 hit with his version. Kelly Willis also covered the song.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = root down up root up down up .. or use a root down up bass up down up
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, Bm, G, A, E, Dbm, B7
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5. You'll Be There

This song was a #4 hit for George Strait back in 2005 from his album "Somewhere Down In Texas". The song was written by Cory Mayo. 

  • Drop D Tuning =  No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = root down up down up down up and repeat ... blend in some a arpeggio
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = D, D/Gb, G, Asus, A, Bm, F

Thanks for stopping by my best George Strait songs page for the acoustic guitar and I hope you found the info here useful. 

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