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Classic Rock Bands
On The Acoustic

Welcome to the classic rock bands section of my site. This section will not focus on artists but rock bands from the USA. There is a separate section for Non USA rock bands from lace like Britain, Australia, Canada etc.

This section has links to tons of rock demos, free chord sheets, rhythm tips and some background info on songs by rock bands I'm sure you've heard of like Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Eagles and many others. There will be 22 sections here once completed.

Classic Rock Bands
23 Sections Of Great Bands

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America Section 

This America section has7 great songs to learn and they include;

  1. Daisy Jane
  2. Horse With No Name
  3. Lonely People
  4. Sister Golden Hair
  5. Tin Man
  6. Ventura Highway
  7. You Can Do Magic

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Cake Section

This Cake section, like severa others in this list only have a few songs in them but great tunes to learn. 

  1. Frank Sinatra
  2. Love You Madly
  3. Never There
  4. Rock And Roll Lifestyle
  5. Sheep Go To Heaven
  6. Short Skirt Long Jacket
  7. Stickshifts And Safety Belts

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Chicago Section

Always a challenge playing and trying to sing songs by this great group. Here are 6 Chicago numbers to tackle.  

  1. Baby What A Big Surprise
  2. Beginnings
  3. If You Leave Me Now
  4. Old Days
  5. Saturday In The Park
  6. Will You Still Love Me
  7. Wishing You Were Here

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Dr Hook Section

Here are 11 songs by Dr Hook as follows;

  1. A Couple More Years
  2. A Little Bit More
  3. Carry Me Carrie
  4. Crazy Rosie
  5. Feels Good
  6. I Don't Feel Much Like Smiling
  7. I Don't Wanna Be Alone
  8. Only Sixteen
  9. Queen Of The Silver Dollar
  10. Sharing The Night Together
  11. When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman

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Foreigner Section

The heavy rock groups are tough to duplicate on an acoustic with all of their heavy lead and distortion but sometimes you can get a decent vibe when all the fullness is striped away. Here are 6 numbers to try. 

  1. Double Vision
  2. Fool For You Anyway
  3. I Wanna Know What Love Is
  4. Long Long Way From Home
  5. Say You Will
  6. Urgent

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Green Day Section

Just a few songs here for the Green Day section

  1. 21 Guns
  2. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
  3. She
  4. Time Of Your Life
  5. Wake Me Up When Sept Ends

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Hall & Oates Section

This section has 6 numbers from this great duo.

  1. Out Of Touch
  2. Rich Girl
  3. Sara Smile
  4. Say It Isn't So
  5. When The Morning Comes
  6. You Make My Dreams Come True

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Journey Section

One number in here is from Steve Perry and the other 10 are from Journey.

  1. Anyway You Want It
  2. Don't Stop Believin
  3. Faithfully
  4. I'll Be Alright Without You
  5. Lights
  6. Lovin Touchin Squeezin
  7. Oh Sherri
  8. Open Arms
  9. Send Her My Love
  10. Wheel In The Sky
  11. Who's Crying Now

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Section

I have 13 songs for this section including;

  1. All I Can Do Is Write About It
  2. Call Me The Breeze
  3. Don't Ask Me No Questions
  4. Down South Junkin
  5. Free Bird
  6. Gimmie Three Steps
  7. One Day At A Time
  8. Simple Man
  9. Sweet Home Alabama
  10. The Ballad Of Curtis Loew
  11. Tuesday's Gone
  12. What's Your Name
  13. White Dove

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REO Speedwagon Section 

Here are 5 REO Speedwagon tunes for the acoustic.

  1. Don't Let Him Go
  2. Keep n Lovin You
  3. Ridin The Storm Out
  4. Take It On The Run
  5. Time For Me To Fly

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Styx Section

In this section are 6 great numbers for the acoustic player.

  1. Babe
  2. Blue Collar Man
  3. Boat On The River
  4. Man In The Wilderness
  5. renegade
  6. Too Much Time On My Hands

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The Allman Brothers Section

7 classics here from The Allman Brothers includng;

  1. Ain't Wasting Time No More
  2. Blue Sky
  3. Floating Bridge
  4. Melissa
  5. Midnight Rider
  6. Please Be With Me
  7. Ramblin Man

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The Cars Section

Here are 7 numbers by The Cars you can sink your teeth into including;

  1. Drive
  2. Good Times Roll
  3. Just What I Needed
  4. Let's Go
  5. Magic
  6. My Best Friends Girl
  7. You Might Think

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The Doobie Brothers Section

Who doesn't lover this band? But the issue is, who can sing up on those high ends like most songs by The Doobie Brothers are located. Have fun with these 6.

  1. Black Water
  2. China Grove
  3. I Keep Forgetting
  4. Jesus Is Just Alright
  5. Listen To The Music
  6. Long Train Running
  7. Rockin Down The Highway
  8. South City Midnight Lady

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The Doors Section

I have always been a far of these cats. Here are 13 numbers for you players out there to learn for your next gig.

  1. Alabama Song
  2. Car Hiss By My Window
  3. Hyacinth House
  4. Indian Summer
  5. Light My Fire
  6. Love Her Madly
  7. Love Me Two Times
  8. Love Street
  9. Peace Frog
  10. People Are Strange
  11. Riders On The Storm
  12. Roadhouse Blues
  13. Touch Me

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The Eagles Section

Where would growing up in the 70's be without this band. Try these 14 songs.

  1. All Night Long
  2. Best Of My Love
  3. Desperado
  4. Hotel California
  5. James Dean
  6. Love Will Keep Us Alive
  7. My Man
  8. O55
  9. Peaceful Easy Feeling
  10. Take It Easy
  11. Take It To The Limit
  12. The Girl From Yesterday
  13. The Sad Cafe

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The Grateful Dead Section

In this section are 11 Grateful Dead songs for the acoustic player. There include;

  1. Casey Jones
  2. Candyman
  3. Friend Of The Devil
  4. Loser
  5. Ripple
  6. Sugaree
  7. The Monkey And The Engineer
  8. Touch Of Grey
  9. Truckin
  10. Uncle John's Band

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The Marshall Tucker Band Section

There are 9 Marshall Tucker Band numbers in this section and they are;

  1. 24 hrs A Day
  2. Blue Ridge Mountain Skies
  3. Can't You See
  4. Desert Skies
  5. Driving You Out Of My Mind
  6. Fire On The Mountain
  7. Heard It In A Love Song
  8. In My Own Way
  9. See You Later I'm Gone

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Mixed Vol 1 Section

Have fun learning these great songs on the acoustic from these incredible 15 bands. 

  1. 3 Doors Down
  2. Aline N Kickin
  3. Ambrosia
  4. Audioslave
  5. Blues Imae
  6. Creed
  7. Deep Blue Something
  8. Dio
  9. FFDP
  10. Face To Face
  11. Gallery
  12. Foo Fighters
  13. Golden Smog
  14. Great White
  15. Incubus

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Mixed Vol 2 Section

A few powerhouse bands in this list of 15 rock groups.

  1. Kansas
  2. King Harvest
  3. Mr. Big
  4. Nickelback
  5. Nine Inch Nails
  6. Nirvana
  7. No Doubt
  8. Pearl Jam
  9. Player
  10. Poison
  11. Redbone
  12. Soul Asylum
  13. Starship
  14. Stone Temple Pilots
  15. Sugar Ray 

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Mixed Vol 3 Section

Lots of great acoustic numbers in this list of 15 groups.  

  1. Tesla
  2. The Damm Yankees
  3. The Electric Prunes
  4. The Goo Goo Dolls
  5. The Motels
  6. The Outlaws
  7. The Records Company
  8. The Red Hot CP
  9. The Rides
  10. Third Eye Blink
  11. Tonic
  12. Warrant
  13. White Lion
  14. Winger
  15. ZZ Top

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Mixed Vol 4 Section

Here are the 15 bands in this section.

  1. 38 Special
  2. Atlanta Rhythm Section
  3. Boston
  4. Cross Cdn Ragweed
  5. Fastball
  6. Grand Funk
  7. Heart
  8. Little Feat
  9. Poco
  10. Steely Dan
  11. The Black Keys
  12. The Hooters
  13. The Stray Cats
  14. The Traveling Wilbury's
  15. TOTO

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Mixed Vol 5 Section

In this section of 15 are some fantastic choices of songs from these artists. 

  1. Aerosmith
  2. Blue Oyster Cult
  3. Cheap Trick
  4. Extreme
  5. Five For Fighting
  6. Jefferson Starship
  7. KISS
  8. Metallica
  9. Sir Douglas Quintet
  10. Social Distortion
  11. The Black Crowes
  12. The Call
  13. The James Gang
  14. The Talking Heads
  15. Three Dog Night
  16. Train

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