Cover Songs By Rock Bands
On The Acoustic

Cover Songs By Rock Bands For The Acoustic Guitar

Welcome to the cover songs by rock bands section of my site. In here you'll find rock bands that are not based out of the USA as there is a separate section for those groups. 

You'll find 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 ABBA, Nazareth, The Guess Who and many others. There will be 19 sections here once completed.

Cover Songs By Rock Bands
19 Sections Of Great Bands

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ABBA Section 

In this ABBA section I have 11 selections for you.

  1. Chiquitita
  2. Dancing Queen
  3. Fernando
  4. Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie
  5. I Have A Dream
  6. Knowing Me Knowing You
  7. Mamma Mia
  8. Slipping Through My Fingers
  9. SOS
  10. The Winner Takes It All
  11. When I Kissed The Teacher

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Bad Company Section

This is a small section of only 5 numbers from Bad Company

  1. Can't Get Enough
  2. Feel Like Makin Love
  3. Oh Atlanta
  4. Shooting Star
  5. Silver Blue And Gold

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Dire Straits Section

I have 6 songs from this great band but not Money For Nothing, as that one is too complex for an acoustic play from me. 

  1. How Long
  2. On Every Street
  3. Our Shangri-La
  4. Poor Boy Blues
  5. The Bug
  6. Walk Of Life

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ELO Section

Take a shot at any of there 12 great numbers from ELO.

  1. Can't Get It Out Of My Head
  2. Evil Woman
  3. Hold On Tight
  4. Living Thing
  5. Mr. Blue Sky
  6. Rock And Roll Is King
  7. Showdown
  8. Strange Magic
  9. Sweet Talking Man
  10. Telephone Line
  11. Turn To Stone
  12. Wild West Hero

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Fleetwood Mac Section

I have 6 songs here from this great British band.

  1. Big Love
  2. Leather & Lace
  3. Monday Morning
  4. Need Your Love So Bad
  5. Never Goin' Back Again
  6. Rhiannon

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Nazareth Section

You need some high vocal pipes to sing like Dan McCafferty, so many of these classic are on the low end vocally and some sound fine on the lower end. 10 gret numbers here.

  1. Broken Down Anel
  2. Dream On
  3. Everytime It Rains
  4. Hearts Grown Cold
  5. Love Hurts
  6. Moonlight Eyes
  7. Place In Your Heart
  8. Shot Me Down
  9. Sunshine
  10. Where Are You Now

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Queen Section

Just a few songs in this section at the moment.

  1. All Dead All Dead
  2. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  3. Fat Bottomed Girls
  4. I Want To Break Free

Queen section here.


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R.E.M. Section

So far I have 7 numbers from this group and as time goes on, I will be adding additional songs to all sections with less than 15 numbers. 

  1. Losing My Religion
  2. Man On The Moon
  3. Night Swimming
  4. Pop Song 89
  5. Shiny Happy People
  6. Talk About The Passion
  7. The One I Love

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Smokie Section

This band reminds me of my playin days when I lived in Germany and played in a German rock band as we played several songs from these cats. Here are 6 songs from Smokie.  

  1. A Few Dollars More
  2. If You Think You Know How To Love Me
  3. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone
  4. Living Next Door To Alice
  5. Mexican Girl
  6. Oh Carol

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Styx Section

I have 6 songs here from Styx.

  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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Supertramp Section 

Supertramp, like Nazareth, is a tough band to cover because of the high vocal range of Roger Hodgson. But here are 6 numbers for you to devour.

  1. Breakfast In America
  2. Give A Little Bit
  3. It's Raining Again
  4. Take The Long Way Home
  5. The Logical Song
  6. You Started Laughing

Supertramp section is here.


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The Band Section

Here are 5 fun songs to learn on the acoustic.

  1. Evangeline
  2. Ophelia
  3. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
  4. The Weight
  5. Up On Cripple Creek

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The Guess Who Section

One of Canada's top bands in their day, here are a few numbers from The Guess Who for the acoustic.

  1. American Woman
  2. I'm Scared
  3. My Own Way To Rock
  4. No Sugar Tonight
  5. No Time
  6. Share The Land
  7. Star Baby
  8. These Eyes
  9. Undun

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The Kinks Section

In this last section of bands I currently have 9 songs from The Kinks.

  1. Apeman
  2. Better Things
  3. Celluloid Heros
  4. Come Dancing
  5. Father Christmas
  6. Lola
  7. Skin And Bone
  8. Waterloo Sunset
  9. You Really Got Me

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Mixed Vol 1 Section

A great mix of songs in this first volume. 

  1. A-Ha
  2. Ace
  3. Bananarama
  4. Blue Swede
  5. Brave Belt
  6. Climax Blues Band
  7. Cutting Crew
  8. Daft Punk
  9. Depeche Mode
  10. Dexy's Midnight Runner 
  11. Duran Duran
  12. English Beat
  13. Faces
  14. Fools Garden
  15. Free

Vol 1 section is here.


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Mixed Vol 2 Section

Some interesting numbers in this area from down under, Canada and Britain.

  1. INXS
  2. Iron Maiden
  3. Jesus Jones
  4. Judas Priest
  5. Kincade
  6. Loverboy
  7. Marillion
  8. Men At Work
  9. Mental As Anything
  10. Midnight Oil
  11. Modern English
  12. Motorhead
  13. OMD
  14. Rockpile
  15. Roxy Music 

Vol 2 section is here.


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Mixed Vol 3 Section

A few obscure songs from some of the groups here in this section.

  1. Simple Minds
  2. Simply Red
  3. Small Faces
  4. Sniff N Tears
  5. Split Enz
  6. Tears For Fears
  7. Ten Years After
  8. The Clash
  9. The Cult
  10. The Human League
  11. THEM
  12. Thunderclap Newman
  13. UB40
  14. Vanity Fair
  15. When In Rome

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Mixed Vol 4 Section

Some awesome numbers here to learn.

  1. Air Supply
  2. Bad Finger
  3. Christie
  4. Def Leppard
  5. Golden Earring
  6. Led Zeppelin
  7. Pink Floyd
  8. Roxette
  9. Stealers Wheel
  10. The Church
  11. The Cure
  12. The Moody Blues
  13. The Pretenders
  14. Thin Lizzy
  15. U2

Vol 4 section is here.


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Mixed Vol 5 Section

I have 13 great numbers in this section.

  1. BTO
  2. Crowded House
  3. Emerson Lake & Palmer
  4. Oasis
  5. Status Quo
  6. Steppenwolf
  7. Sting
  8. The Eurythmics
  9. The Police
  10. The Scorpions
  11. T-Rex
  12. Yes

Vol 5 section is here.


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