Holiday Guitar Songs – Guitar Girl Magazine
IIt’s that time of year again, and this time around I think we can all agree that things still look a little different. 2020 gave us a pretty strange hand, changing so many aspects of our lives and the holidays were no exception. It’s hard to believe we are in the Global Pandemic Holiday Season (part 2), but here we are!
While we still can’t snuggle up with our loved ones this year – for fear of spreading more than holiday cheer – we can still pull out that beloved guitar and strum some holiday classics.
Are you finally traveling to see your family this year? Maybe you skip the trip and have another Zoom Christmas? Whatever your plans, we’ve compiled some of our favorite seasonal songs that should make you want to put on a live performance for the aunts and uncles or join in long distance Christmas carols with the grandchildren. .
Frosty the snowman
Frosty the Snowman – Gene Autry
Originally made famous by Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys in 1950, Frosty The Snowman was elevated to vacation legend with numerous animated film adaptations, most notable being the beloved television special from 1969 with Jimmy Durante and Jackie Vernon. Guitar Tricks instructor Caren Armstrong teaches this fun holiday classic with a great chick scratching pattern and a bass run.
Jingle bell rips
Jingle Bell Rock / Bobby Helms 1957
First published by Bobby Helms in 1957, Jingle Bell Rock has graced America’s radio waves since every holiday season. Its status as one of the best-selling holiday songs of all time makes it the perfect choice for your next song to sing – everyone should know the lyrics! In this lesson, instructor Mike Olekshy will dive in and teach you every part of this winter classic.
Dwight’s Christmas Rock – The Office EN
Since we’ve all heard Trans-Siberian Orchestra perform their high octane adaptation, I think it’s safe to say that we’re now associating Carol Of The Bells with a heart-wrenching electric guitar. If you agree, you’ll love this tutorial in which Guitar Tricks instructor Christopher shows you all the rock electric guitar parts of our arrangement of the holiday classic – from silent intro volume ups to harmonized melodic lines and soaring solos.
Christmas classics for beginners
Jingle Bells Guitar Lesson – Christmas – Acoustic Guitar Lesson – Guitar Tips 34
This one is a “13 for 1” chord because there are so many classic holiday songs that can be played with simple chords that I think we would be doing your holiday joy-making abilities a disservice by not doing them. not including. In this packed tutorial, Lisa McCormick, Guitar Tricks instructor, will show you how to play 13 holiday classics with just three chords. You may need to use a capo to adjust the key of each song to your voice, so keep one handy.
Daniel Butler is a writer for Guitar Tricks and 30 Day Singer