Covers Of Guy Clark Songs
On The Acoustic

Thanks for stopping by my covers of Guy Clark songs page. Below are five great Guy Clark songs you can easily learn on the acoustic. View my demos and download the free .pdf chord sheets.

I've included Guy Clark album covers so you know where each song originated. If you need or want to purchase the full lesson, it's available for a few bucks or less with a bulk purchase.


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Dublin Blues
I Don't Love You That Much Do I
LA Freeway | Stuff That Works
The Cape

Covers Of Guy Clark Songs 
Lyrics, Chords, Demos & Tutorials

1. Dublin Blues

This song hails from the alum of the same name which was released back in the spring of 1995.

Guy Clark only ever released three singles in his entire career and this wasn't one of them.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = downstrokes ... and down down up down down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, G, A
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2. I Don't Love You That Much Do I

You'll find this track on the 1992 album "Boats To Build".

As I mentioned on this page, none of the songs on this page were ever released as a single but this is a great tune to learn on the acoustic.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 4th fret
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, C, D

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3. LA Freeway

LA Freeway is from the 1975 album by Guy Clark called "Old No. 1" and was written by him in 1970 when he re-located to Nashville from California.

Jerry Jeff Walker recorded a version a few years before Guy in 1972 and Steve Earle also recorded his version of this song.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = yes within the rhythm
  • Chords = G, C, D, D/Gb, D7  
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4. Stuff That Works

This song is found on the Guy Clark Debut album "Old No. 1" from 1975.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = C, F, G7
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5. The Cape

You'll find this track on the 1995 album "Dublin Blues".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root up down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes built in around the chords
  • Chords = C, G6, Am, G, F
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Thanks for stopping by my covers of Guy Clark songs page for the acoustic guitar and I hope you found the info here useful in helping you learning the best Guy Clark songs on acoustic. 

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