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Contemporary Folk Guitar

 
       
   


      

 


A note from the Maestro:   Here are some great folk tunes that provide a good grounding in the folk stylings of the 60s and 70s. Presented are memorable songs,  chords, and finger picking styles used extensively by most contemporary folk artists of that era.



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TITLE     ♫ = An Outstanding Arrangement 

ARTIST

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Chord Chart

Reference

PDF

   

 

 

 

Folk Guitar Lessons  (49 pages)

Maestro

 PDF

 

 

      A Heart in New York Simon and Garfunkel PDF    

 

 

A Most Peculiar Man

Simon and Garfunkel

PDF

 

 

      Abraham, Martin and John Dion PDF    

 

 

 

All My Lovin'

The Beatles

PDF

 

 

      Anything Goes (from Cedar Grove) Hayley Sales PDF LISTEN  

 

 

 

April Come She Will

Simon and Garfunkel

PDF

 

 

      Ballad of Spring Hill McColl-Seeger - as sung by PPM PDF    

 

 

 

Blowin' in the Wind

Bob Dylan

PDF

 

 

      Blue Traditional PDF    
      Boa Constrictor Song Shel Silverstein PDF    

 

 

 

Bob Dylan's Dream

Bob Dylan

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Bobby McGee

Kris Kristofferson

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon and Garfunkel

PDF

 

 

      Camp Granada Allan Sherman PDF    

 

 

 

Changes

Phil Ochs

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Day is Done

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

      Did She Mention My Name Gordon Lightfoot PDF    

 

 

Don't Think Twice

Bob Dylan

PDF

 

 

     ♫ Do You Have a Piano? Joe Brooks - Kacey Cisyk PDF LISTEN  

 

 

 

Early Mornin' Rain

Gordon Lightfoot

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

El Condor Pasa

Simon and Garfunkel

PDF

 

 

      Eres Tu Abba PDF    
      Farewell Angelina Bob Dylan PDF    

 

 

 

Five Hundred Miles

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

      For Baby John Denver PDF    

 

 

 

For Lovin' Me

Gordon Lightfoot

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Go Tell It on a Mountain

Traditional

PDF

 

 

      Going to the Zoo Tom Paxton PDF    

 

 

 

Green Green Grass of Home

Johnny Cash

PDF

 

 

      Grenade Bruno Mars PDF    
      He Was My Brother Paul Simon PDF    

 

 

 

Hey Jude

The Beatles

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

House of the Rising Sun

Traditional

PDF

 

 

      Home from the Forest Gordon Lightfoot PDF    

 

 

 

Hurry Sundown

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

      Hymn Peter, Paul and Mary PDF    
      I Can't Help It...  (If I'm Still in Love with You) Hank Williams PDF    
      I Don't Know How to Love Him Andrew Lloyd Webber PDF    
      I Have a Song to Sing Gilbert and Sullivan PDF    

 

 

 

I Never Will Marry

Traditional

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

If I Had a Hammer

Pete Seeger

PDF

 

 

      If I Had My Way Rev. Gary Davis PDF    

 

 

 

If I Were Free

Travis Edmonson

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

I'll Be There

The Jackson 5

PDF

 

 

     ♫ It's a Long Way from Brooklyn Joe Brooks - Kacey Cisyk PDF LISTEN  
     ♫ Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Peter, Paul and Mary PDF    
      Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream The Kingston Trio PDF    

 

 

 

Leaving on a Jet Plane

John Denver

PDF

 

 

     ♫ Lemon Tree Will Holt (PPM) PDF    

 

 

 

Let it Be

The Beatles

PDF

 

 

      Long River Gordon Lightfoot PDF    
      Love Has No Pride Eric Kaz - Libby Titus PDF    
      Man Come Into Egypt Peter, Paul and Mary PDF    
      Magnificent Outpouring Gordon Lightfoot PDF    

 

 

 

Mary Hamilton

Joan Baez

PDF

 

 

      Monday Morning Peter, Paul and Mary PDF    
      My Old Kentucky Home Stephen Foster PDF    
      Nothing Left to Lose Alan Parsons PDF    
      Once Upon a Time Charles Strouse PDF    

 

 

 

Pack Up Your Sorrows

Richard Farina

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Pretty Mary

Traditional

PDF

 

 

      Pretty Polly Oliver - Enchantment (1948) Traditional PDF    
      Pride of Man Hamilton Camp PDF    

 

 

 

Puff the Magic Dragon

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Reason to Believe

Tim Hardin

PDF

 

 

      Red Rubber Ball The Cyrkle PDF    
      Rocky Road Peter, Paul and Mary PDF    
     ♫ Rolling the Chords Joe Brooks - Kacey Cisyk PDF LISTEN  

 

 

 

Scarborough Fair

Simon and Garfunkel

PDF

 

 

      Smile Turner, Parsons and Chaplin PDF    

 

 

 

Sounds of Silence

Simon and Garfunkel

PDF

 

 

      Stewball Peter, Paul and Mary PDF    
      Sweet Haven  (from Popeye) Harry Nilsson PDF    
      Sweet Survivor Peter, Paul and Mary PDF    
      Tall Pine Trees Peter Yarrow PDF    

 

 

 

Teach Your Children

Crosby, Stills, and Nash

PDF

 

 

      Tender Shepherd - Distant Melody Styne-Charlap-Leigh PDF    

 

 

 

The Boxer

Simon and Garfunkel

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

The Cruel War

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

 

 

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The Good Times We Had

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

The Green Leaves of Summer

Dimitri Tiomkin

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

The Last Thing on My Mind

Tom Paxton

PDF

 

 

      The Morning of My Life Joe Brooks - Kacey Cisyk PDF LISTEN  
      The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith PDF    

 

 

 

The Times They are a' Changin'

Bob Dylan

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

This Land is Your Land

Woody Guthrie

PDF

 

 

      Tom Dooley Traditional PDF    

 

 

 

Three Ravens

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

      Turn of a Friendly Card Alan Parsons PDF    

 

 

 

Universal Soldier

Buffy Saint Marie

PDF

 

 

      Waltzing Mathilda Traditional PDF    
      Wasn't That a Time Seeger - Hays PDF    
      We are the World Jackson - Richie PDF    

 

 

 

Wedding Song

Peter, Paul and Mary

PDF

 

 

      Well, Well, Well Peter, Paul and mary PDF    
      What's the Use of Wonderin' Rogers and Hammerstein PDF    

 

 

 

When the Ship Comes In

Bob Dylan

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Pete Seeger

PDF

 

 

      Woman in Love Bugatti - Musker - Kacey Cisyk PDF LISTEN  
      You Light Up My Life Joe Brooks - Kacey Cisyk PDF LISTEN  
               
               

                      
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