Charlie Daniels Acoustic Guitar Songs

Charlie Daniels Acoustic Guitar Songs

Welcome to my Charlie Daniels acoustic guitar songs page where you'll find free Charlie Daniels guitar chords and lyrics in a free .pdf download, as well as free acoustic guitar demos on several of the best of Charlie Daniels songs. There are also some purchase links if you need to buy the full lesson tutorial for a few bucks.

I'm using Charlie Daniels album covers below to indicate where the songs originated.

 Born - October 28, 1936 – Died July 6, 2020 - (age 83)

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Drinkin My Baby Goodbye | Long Haired Country Boy
Mississippi Christmas Eve | Simple Man
Still In Saigon

Charlie Daniels Acoustic Guitar Songs
Demos, Chords & Lyrics

1. Drinkin' My Baby Goodbye

This song was written by and released by Charlie Daniels in the spring of 1986 from his album "Me And The Boys".

The song peaked at #8 on the country charts.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down up down up with a steady beat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, A, G, B7, E 
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2. Long Haired Country Boy

In 1974, the Charlie Daniels Band released their album "Fire On The Mountain" and with this single from that album.

The song was released in 1975 and again in 1980. On the first release it peaked at #56 and in 1980 it peaked at #27.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat with some riffs
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, G, A, C, G6, Am7
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3. Mississippi Christmas Eve

This song was never released as a single but it can be found on Charlie's "Joy To The World" Christmas album, one of four Christmas albums he released during his career.

The album was released back in 2009.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root up down up down up down up and repeat in a fast pace
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = C, G6, Am, G, A+, A7, F, Am/G, C, D7, C7
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4. Simple Man Charlie Daniels Band

This song has the same name as the album where it hails from back in 1989.

The Charlie Daniels Band had a #12 hit with this release. 

Download the free Simple Man Charlie Daniels chords and lyrics sheet below.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = 2nd fret 
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat with some riffs blended in
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, C, G
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5. Still In Saigon

This song was not written by Charlie Daniels but by Dan Daley and recorded by Charlie Daniels in 1982.

The song reached #22 on the country chart from their album "Windows".

Download the Charlie Daniels Still In Saigon free chords sheet below.  

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root up down up root up down up in a steady play
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = Bm, G, Em, Gm, G, A7, A7/A+, D/Gb
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