The Best Of Charlie Daniels
On The Acoustic

Welcome to the best of Charlie Daniels page where you'll find free Charlie Daniels guitar chords and lyrics in a free pdf download, as well as some free acoustic guitar demos on several Charlie Daniels top songs.

The Best Of Charlie Daniels On The Acoustic Guitar

 Born - October 28, 1936 – Died July 6, 2020 - (age 83)

As I don't read music, there are no Charlie Daniels tabs on this page but help yourself to the free chord sheets, demos rhythm tips and more.

The Best Of Charlie Daniels 
Demos, Chords & Lyrics

1. Drinkin' My Baby Goodbye

This song was written by and released by Charlie Daniels in the spring of 1986 from his album "Me And The Boys". The song peaked at #8 on the country charts.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down up down up with a steady beat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, A, G, B7, E 
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2. Long Haired Country Boy

In 1974, the Charlie Daniels Band released their album "Fire On The Mountain" and with this single from that album. The song was released in 1975 and again in 1980. On the first release it peaked at #56 and in 1980 it peaked at #27.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat with some riffs
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, G, A, C, G6, Am7
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3. Mississippi Christmas Eve

This song was never released as a single but it can be found on Charlie's "Joy To The World" Christmas album, one of four Christmas albums he released during his career. The album was released back in 2009.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root up down up down up down up and repeat in a fast pace
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = C, G6, Am, G, A+, A7, F, Am/G, C, D7, C7

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4. Simple Man

This song has the same name as the album where it hails from back in 1989. The Charlie Daniels Band had a #12 hit with this release. 

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = 2nd fret 
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat with some riffs blended in
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, C, G
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5. Still In Saigon

This song was not written by Charlie Daniels but by Dan Daley and recorded by Charlie Daniels in 1982. The song reached #22 on the country chart from their album "Windows".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root up down up root up down up in a steady play
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = Bm, G, Em, Gm, G, A7, A7/A+, D/Gb
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