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Songs By Joe Nichols
On Acoustic Guitar

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Welcome to my songs by Joe Nichols page where you can see how I play Joe Nichols hits on the acoustic.

Below are free demos, pdf chord sheets, rhythm tips and some info on each song. I'll be including Joe Nichols album covers to indicate the origin of each song.

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Songs By Joe Nichols
Demos, Lyrics, Chords, Tutorials

1. Brokenheartsville

brokenheartsville song by joe nichols

Brokenheartsville is a song by Joe Nichols that was released in 2002 as the lead single from his album "Man with a Memory." The song was written by Donny Kees and Blake Mevis, and it tells the story of a man who is trying to move on from a painful breakup.

The lyrics describe the man's feelings of heartache and despair as he struggles to get over his ex-lover. He drinks heavily and tries to distract himself with other women, but he can't seem to shake his feelings of sadness and loneliness.

"Brokenheartsville" was a huge success for Joe Nichols, reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and earning him a nomination for Single of the Year at the 2003 Academy of Country Music Awards.

The song has since become one of Nichols' most popular and beloved hits.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D, Em, C, B7
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2. Gimmie That Girl

gimmie that girl song by joe nichols

Gimmie That Girl by Joe Nichols was released in 2009 as the third single from his album "Old Things New." The song was written by Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, and Ben Hayslip, and it has a more upbeat and lighthearted tone than some of Nichols' other hits.

The lyrics of "Gimmie That Girl" celebrate the simple pleasures of life and love. The narrator sings about his girlfriend and all the things he loves about her, from her cowboy boots to the way she "gets the closet door just right." He declares that he doesn't need anything fancy or expensive, just his girl and the simple joys of being together.

The song was a commercial success for Joe Nichols, reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and becoming one of his biggest hits. Its catchy melody and playful lyrics have made it a fan favorite, and it has become a staple of country music playlists and radio stations.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down down - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D, A
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3. Singer In A Band

singer in a band song by joe nichols

Singer in a Band is a track from Joe's 2004 album "Revelation."

The song is a ballad that tells the story of a musician who is struggling with the ups and downs of life on the road. The song is written from the perspective of the singer, who reflects on the sacrifices he has made for his music career and the toll it has taken on his personal relationships.

He admits that he's not perfect, but he's doing the best he can to pursue his passion and make a name for himself.

The song's emotional lyrics and Nichols' heartfelt delivery have resonated with many fans, and has become one of the standout tracks on the "Revelation" album. While it was not released as a single, it remains a beloved deep cut among Nichols' dedicated fanbase.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: A, E/Ab, G, D/Gb, Esus, E, G6, A#
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4. Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off

tequila makes her clothes fall off song by joe nichols

Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off hails from the Joe Nichols album called "III", that was released in 2005 as the second single from that album. The song was written by Gary Hannan and John Wiggins, and it has a fun and upbeat melody that's perfect for a night out with friends.

The lyrics of "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" describe a woman who gets a little wild and crazy after drinking too much tequila. The narrator sings about how the woman becomes more flirtatious and less inhibited as the night goes on, eventually shedding her clothing and dancing on the bar. Despite her wild behavior, the narrator is drawn to her and finds her irresistible.

The song was a commercial success for Joe Nichols, reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and becoming one of his most popular hits. Its catchy melody and playful lyrics have made it a fan favorite, and it has become a staple of country music playlists and radio stations.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up
  • Picking: a little
  • Chords: D, G, A7, Bm
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5. The Shape I'm In

the shape im in song by joe nichols

The Shape I'm In is a 2010 song that comes from the album "Old Things New". It was was written by Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip, and Dallas Davidson, and it has a classic country sound with a twangy guitar riff and heartfelt vocals.

The lyrics of "The Shape I'm In" describe a man who has been through some hard times but is still standing strong. The narrator sings about his struggles with addiction and heartbreak, but also about his resilience and determination to overcome his challenges.

He acknowledges that he's not perfect, but he's doing the best he can to stay on the right path and improve his life.

The song's message of hope and perseverance has resonated with many fans, and "The Shape I'm In" has become one of the standout tracks on the "It's All Good" album. This one reached #17 on the US country charts.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: a steady down up down up  and a few chops in the rhythm
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, G, D, D/Gb, Em
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