A great guitar song captures something unique. It’s a thing of beauty. It breaks new ground. It demonstrates technical prowess and shows listeners what this powerful and versatile instrument can do.
There are ten songs here that touch greatness in different ways. They’re written and played by a range of players working in a variety of genres, many of whom rank as some of the best guitarists of all time.
To witness the magic of their music, follow the links to nkoda provided. On the app you’ll find some of their guitar sheet music and plenty more. Have a look, try them out, and touch greatness yourself.
So tune up, plug in, and prepare for some outstanding guitar music. (Acoustic players should avoid plugging in.)
Top 10 best guitar songs
- ‘Whole Lotta Love’ by Led Zeppelin
- Asturias by Isaac Albéniz
- ‘Fast Car’ by Tracy Chapman
- ‘Layla’ by Derek and the Dominos
- Five Preludes by Heitor Villa-Lobos
- ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana
- Argyle Sketches by Libby Larsen
- ‘Johnny B. Goode’ by Chuck Berry
- Lute Suite in E minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
- ‘Smoke on the Water’ by Deep Purple