Welcome to my Bob Seger guitar cover songs page where you'll find a collection of free demos, full lesson tutorials available for purchase along with free chord sheets in .pdf format and some rhythm tips on playing each song.
I'm using Bob Seger album covers to indicate the album source for each song below.
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Against The Wind hails from the 1980 album of the same name and the song peaked at #5 in the US.
The Janey mentioned in the song was a real person Bob Seger dated from 1972 to 1983.
Beautiful Loser was also the name of an album Bob Seger released in 1975 which was his 8th album.
The song just missed entering the Billboard Top 100 but became more well known the following year when it showed up on his "Live Bullet" album and paired up with the song Travelin' Man.
The song peaked at #103. Download the Beautiful Loser Bob Seger lyrics below.
Betty Lou's Gettin Out Tonight hails from the 1980 album called "Against The Wind" which won Bob Seger and band a Grammy Award. It remains Bob Segers only #1 album.
The song that was never released as a single, but has a high energy rock and roll vibe which is hard to ignore.
By The River is on the 1995 "It's A Mystery" album which was Seger's last album until he returned to the music recording scene in 2006.
The song was not released as a single.
Fire Lake was a big song for Bob Seger reaching #6 when it was released from the 1980 "Against The Wind" album. The song was originally planned to be on the 1975 "Beautiful Loser" album but wasn't finished in time.
The Eagles members Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Timothy B Schmidt sang backup harmony near the end of the track.
Hollywood Nights was a movie soundtrack in Beverly Hills cop starring Eddie Murphy. It can get a little tiring on the right arm if you're not used to playing these three chords this way but it gives a full rhythm sound to the song overall.
The song reached #12 in both Canada and the US in 1978 from the "Stranger In Town" album.
Download the Bob Seger Hollywood Nights lyrics below.
I Feel Like A Number is off of the 1978 "Stranger In Town" album but was not released as a single until three years later in 1981.
It peaked at #48 in the US and #29 in Canada.
Jody Girl is a track on the 1975 album "Beautiful Loser".
The song was never released as a single.
Mainstreet was released as a single from the Night Moves album in 1976.
The song was a #1 in Canada and a #24 in the US.
Download the Main Street Bob Seger lyrics below.
Night Moves hails from the 1976 album of the same name. It took Bob Seger six months to write this song and by the time he was ready to record it, his Silver Bullet Band had returned to Detroit from a Toronto concert.
So Seger used some session musicians to record the track in a Toronto recording studio.
That song reached #5 in the US and #4 in Canada and was the single that propelled Bob Seger into the national spotlight in 1976.
Download the Night Moves Bob Seger chords and lyrics below.
No Mans Land can be found on the 1980 "Against The Wind" album.
This song was not one of the four singles released from that album.
Old Time Rock And Roll has a bit of odd history to this song which appeared on the 1978 album "Stranger In Town". The intro which you hear twice was an error on the demo tape by one of the engineers at Muscle Shoals Studio in Alabama.
Seger thought it was part of the song so left it in.
Rock And Roll Never Forgets was the third single from the "Night Moves" album and peaked at #41in the US and #48 in Canada.
This one is a crowd pleaser at concerts and is a tribute to Chuck Berry.
Shame On The Moon was written by country artist Rodney Crowell and it was included on Segar's 1983 album "The Distance". The song crossed over onto the country charts peaking at #15 there and hit #2 on Billboards Hot 100.
Glenn Frey from The Eagles also sang on this track and the song was also covered by Tanya Tucker later in 1983.
Ship Of Fools hails form the highly successful "Night Moves" album of 197, but tis song was never released as a single.
The album itself has gone on to sell more than 6 million copies in the US and to date is his best selling album.
Still The Same hails from the "Stranger In Town" album from in 1978. Bob Seger was once asked what was the meaning of Still The Same and his answer was it's about various people and characters he'd run into when he first went out to Hollywood.
The song reached #4 in Canada and was a top 40 in several other countries.
Sunspot Baby is also a track on the "Night Moves" album but was never released as a single.
The Fire Down Below this was another track on the "Night Moves" album that was never released as a single.
Travelin Man hails from the Bob Seger album Beautiful Loser, which was released back in 1975. It was also on the Live Bullet albul from 1976.
The song was released as a single from the Live Bullet album but it did not chart.
Download the Travelin Man Bob Seger lyrics below.
Turn The Page first appeared on Seger's "Back In 72" album and then re-appeared on his 1976 "Live Bullet" album. The song was released as a single but never charted.
Jon English, Metallica and Waylon Jennings have all covered this song.
Understanding was written for the 1984 movie "Teachers" and became a top 20 hit in the later part of 1984.
It peaked at #17 in the US and # 38 in Canada.
We've Got Tonight was a #10 in Canada and a #13 in the US where he released this song back in 1978. The track is on his live album "Nine Tonight".
Kenny Rogers and Sheena Easton covered the song in 1983 and Ronan Keating also did the song in 2002.
You'll Accompany Me was a ballad from the 1980 "Against The Wind" album and peaked at #14 for Bob Seger and has been covered by several artists and even translated into a French version.
For an easy best Bob Seger covers tune to learn, this one fits the bill with no lead work required.
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