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The Best Of Smokie On The Acoustic Guitar Chords And Lyrics

Here you'll find several of The Best of Smokie songs available for the acoustic player for several popular songs. View my acoustic demos as well and if you'd like to purchase any full lesson video, that option is here also. Download the free chord sheets in .pdf format where available.

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1. A Few Dollars More

In early 1978 Smokie released their very first single from their album entitled "The Montreux Album". Later in the fall the album came out. The song was a top 5 in Germany, Norway and Switzerland. 

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down up stop up down up stop up and repeat
  • Picking = yes a little
  • Chords = G, Am, C, D
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2. If You Think You Know How To Love Me

This was a giant song for Smokie in 1975 reaching the top 10 in several European countries when it was released. 

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = a little arpeggio with some up down up down up rhythm and eventually just root up down up down up down up
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = G, Am, D, C
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3. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone

Another huge song by Smokie in 1977 but this one hit #1 in several European countries and was a top 10 in several others.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes a little
  • Chords = G, D, A, Bm, Em
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4. Mexican Girl

This song was the final single from "The Montreux Album" and reached the top 20 in most European countries and hit #1 in Germany.  The Smokie Mexican Girl chords are below.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 3rd
  • Rhythm = up stroke with some arpeggio ... root down up down up root up down up -- using a quick shuffle on the first part of the chord in the chorus
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, G, A7, D7
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5. Oh Carol

Another release from 1978 that reached the top 10 in several European countries.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, D, D7, C
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