Blackhawk Songs
On The Acoustic

Welcome to my Blackhawk songs page where you'll find free Blackhawk guitar chords and lyrics in a free pdf download, as well as some free acoustic guitar demos on several Blackhawk top songs.

Blackhawk Songs
Demos, Chords & Lyrics

1. Every Once In Awhile

Blackhawk released their debut album in the spring of 1994 and this song was their 2nd single from the album. It peaked at #2 in the US and #3 in Canada.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = you can use a steady down up down pattern except where you you'll play riffs then you can use downstrokes
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, G, A, Asus2, Bm, Em
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2. Goodbye Says It All

This one is also from Blackhawks debut album and was the first single, which was released in Oct 1993 and peaked at #11 in the US in Mar of 1994.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 1st fret for original key
  • Rhythm = use a root down root up down up and then a chop with down down up down up
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, C, D
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3. I Sure Can Smell The Rain

Hard to believe but this song was also from the groups debut album but was released in the fall of 1995, reaching #9 on the US country charts. A music video was also promoted for this song.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = you'll use a down up down up with a bit a shuffle in this one
  • Picking = No but a few riffs
  • Chords = D, G, A7, A7sus, Bm, C

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4. I'm Not Strong Enough To Say No

This song hails from the bands 2nd album entitled "Strong Enough" and managed to hit #1 in Canada and #2 in the US in the fall of 1995. 

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = original key capo 1st
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat will work for this one
  • Picking = No just a riff
  • Chords =  C, F, G, Am, Gsus, Em
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5. That's Just About Right

The band released five songs singles from their debut album and this one was the last one, peaking at #7 in the US and #9 in Canada. In case you're wondering, the song "Down In Flames" was the 5th song from the debut album and it peaked at #10.

Blackhawk never has a #1 hit in the US but had two in Canada.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 3rd fret
  • Rhythm = use a shuffle rhythm to get this one going and then use muted downstrokes
  • Picking = Ni but you'll use a few riffs in the rhythm
  • Chords = A, Bm, G, D, Gbm, A 
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