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Here on this Chris Stapleton Either Way songs page you'll find a collection of demo covers, free chord sheets and more to help you learn some great Chris Stapleton songs.

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1. Another Try

another try guitar lesson

Another Try was written by Chris Stapleton but the track never ended up on any of his albums.

Josh Turned recorded the song in 2008 for his Everything Is Fine album and scored a #15 on the charts.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, Bm, A7sus, A7

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2. Broken Halos

broken halos guitar lesson

Broken Halos is a track on the album From A Room Vol 1. The song won single of the year and song of the year.

This one did hit the top of the country charts for Stapleton in 2018, becoming his first #1 hit song.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down -down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: A few riffs in the rhythm
  • Chords: G, C, Em, Bm
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3. Drink A Beer

drink a beer guitar lesson

Drink A Beer was co-written by Chris Stapleton but to my knowledge he has never recorded the song for any of his albums.

But Luke Bryan did in 2013  and scored  #1 hit. It's on his 2013 album "Crash My Party".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 1st fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, C, D, Em
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4. Either Way

either way guitar lesson

Either Way was the first single from the album From A Room Vol 1 which was released in 2017.  

The song reached #17 on one of the US Country Charts. Lee Ann Womack recorded the song back in 2008.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: 1-2 down up down up where 1-2 are arpeggio notes in the chord
  • Picking: a few riffs in the rhythm
  • Chords: D, G, A
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5. Ghosts Of Mississippi (Steeldrivers)

ghosts of mississippi guitar lesson

Ghosts Of Mississippi is a track from The Steeldrivers album "Reckless". It's included here because Stapleton was a member of the group at the time, but he departed shortly after the release of the album in 2010.

I don't believe the song was ever released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down down (down up down up muted)
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Dm, F, G
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6. Midnight Train To Memphis

midnight train to memphis guitar lesson

Midnight Train To Memphis was one of two singles released from the 2018 album From A Room Vol 2.

The managed to get into the #26, #36 and #43 on three different US Country charts. 

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: downstrokes mostly and then a down up down up shuffle
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: E, A, D, B
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7. More Of You

more of you guitar lesson

More Of You was a single from the Traveller album.

If failed to chart.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up bass down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: E, A, B7
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8. Nobody To Blame

nobody to blame guitar lesson

Nobody To Blame is one of 5 songs on this page from the 2015 debut album Traveller by Chris Stapleton. This single was his first top 10 on the US Country Chart.

The song won ACMA song of the year.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down down up down up down up and repeat - then a root down root up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, C
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9. Sometimes I Cry

sometimes i cry guitar lesson

Sometimes I Cry is a track from the Traveller debut album in 2015 by Chris Stapleton.

This song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking:
  • Chords: Am7, Dm, F, Gm, A7, A7sus
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10. Starting Over

starting over guitar lesson

Starting Over hails from the 2020 album of the same name. The album won Best Country Album at the 64th Grammy Awards in 2020. Morgane Stapleton, Chris's wife, sings on this track.

The song went to #1 on the Billboard Country chart.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, Cmaj7, Em, D/Gb, G6, C
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11. Tennessee Whiskey

tennessee whiskey guitar lesson

Tennessee Whiskey is also a track on the Traveller album of 2005 and was written by Dean Dillon. George Strait was offered this song but he turned it down. In 1981 David Allan Coe recorded the song for his album of the same name. And in 1983, George Jones also recorded his version. Stapleton's version reached #1 on the Hot Country Songs Chart and #23 on Billboard.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 4th Fret
  • Rhythm: down down down down down up down and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, Am, C
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12. Traveller

traveller guitar lesson

Traveller is a song on the debut album of Christ Stapleton of the same name. The song hit the airwaves in the spring of 2015.

The song reached the Hot Country Songs Chart hitting #17 and on Billboard at #87.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a few riffs in the rhythm
  • Chords: D, Bm, A7sus, A7, Em, G
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13. Tryin To Untangle My Mind

trying to untangle my mind guitar lesson

Trying To Untangle My Mind is a track from Stapleton's 2018 album From A Room Vol 2.

The track was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down down down up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, G, A, E7, D, Adim, E, Ddim
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14. When The Stars Come Out

When The stars Come Out is a track on the debut 2015 album by Chris Stapleton called Traveller. 

This song was never released as a single.

when the stars come out guitar lesson
  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, F, C, Em, Am
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