Seminole Wind By John Anderson & More
On The Acoustic

seminole wind by john anderson

Here on this Seminole Wind by John Anderson page are some resources to help you learn to play several of his songs on the acoustic guitar.

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Seminole Wind By John Anderson  & More
Chords, Lyrics, Rhythm Tips, Tutorials

1. I Will Cross O'er The River

I Will Cross O'er The River is a track found on the John Anderson album 40th Anniversary Of Swingin'.

The track was never released as a single to my knowledge.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, A, Bm, E7, A7
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2. I'm Just And Old Chunk Of Coal

I'm Just And Old Chunk Of Coal was Anderson's first song to break into the top 5, peaking at #4 back in 1981.

The song can be found on his album "John Anderson 2".


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, A, Gb, Bm, E7, D7
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3. Seminole Wind

Seminole Wind was a #2 in the US and a #1 in Canada for John Anderson in 1992. James Taylor also covered this song.

The song hails from the album of the same name.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Em, G, D, A
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4. Someday I'm Gonna Go Fishin'

Someday I'm Gonna Go Fishin' is a track from the 40th Anniversary Swingin' album.

The song was never released as a single.


  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up ad repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, A7, D
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5. Straight Tequila Night

Straight Tequila Night hit the top of the charts in both Canada and the US back in 1991. Up to this point, John Anderson had not had a number one song in 8 years.

The song is from his album "Seminole Wind".


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Em, C, D, G
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6. Swingin'

Swingin' was a #1 hit for John Anderson in 1983. The song wasn't quite finished and John needed a 4th song, so he went downstairs and wrote out the 3rd verse, came upstairs and recorded the song.

It can be found on his "Wild & Blue" album.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: downstrokes with an upstroke at the end of the line
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: E, B, A#, A, G
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7. Walkin' In The Shadow

Walkin' In The Shadow is another song from the 40th Anniversary Swingin' album.

This track was not released as a single.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: E, A, Dbm, B7, Gb
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