Kathy Mattea Gospel Songs
On The Acoustic

Kathy Mattea Goin Gone On The Acoustic Guitar

Here on this Kathy Mattea Gospel songs page you'll find several acoustic demos, some rhythm tips, free pdfs, a Kathy Mattea video, song background and purchase links to my full acoustic lessons.

Kathy Mattea Gospel
Chords And Lyrics
Demo Tips & Pdf

Below are a few Kathy Mattea gospel songs you can learn on the acoustic. I'll eventually be adding two more to this page as I discover more gospel numbers recorded by this very talented artist.

1. Mary Did You Know

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret is her original key
  • Rhythm = use a bit of arpeggio with up down up down up
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = Em, D, Am, B7, G, D/Gb, C

Mark Lowry wrote the lyrics to this song back in 1984 and seven years later Buddy Greene wrote the music. Lowry recorded the song in 1991 and over time, many artists put their version on the Gospel/Christmas song including Dolly Parton, Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood and Kathy Mattea to name a few.


2. Standing Knee Deep In A River

There are several artists versions of this song by Bob McDill, Dickey Lee and Bucky Jones song including from Don Williams, Joe Cocker and Kathy Mattea.  Her version reached #19 on the country charts in 1993 and can be found on her "Lonesome Standard Time" album.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up with some arpeggio mixed in
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = C, Em, Gsus, G, F, G6, Am, Am/G
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3. The Battle Hymn Of Love

Two well known writers Don Schiltz and Paul Overstreet co-wrote this song. Kathy Mattea decided to put it on her "Untasted Honey" ablum from 1990. The song was the first single and peaked at #9 on the country charts.

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

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