Songs for Intermediate Foundation 4

Keeping in line with making sure that your ear develops, my strongest recommendation is that you try and transcribe some songs yourself!

You should now have all of your E Shape and A Shape Barre grips which means "pretty much most" songs are available for you to try out!

So try! Just pick a tune you like and have a go at it!

Songs to transcribe yourself

All these songs use I V VI IV chord sequences - so have a go with them. See if you can "busk" them in the Key Of G with just the chords G (I), D (V), Em (VI), C (IV):

The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
U2 - With Or Without You
Bob Marley - No Woman, No Cry
Green Day - When I Come Around (+ couple of bars!)
Five For Fighting - Superman (It's Not Easy)
Jack Johnson - Taylor
Mika - Happy Ending
Black Eyed Peas - Where is the Love?
Colbie Caillat - Begin Again

Or maybe these?

Wicked Game - Chris Issak (one A Shape Minor and some opens)

What's Going On - 4 Non Blondes (one A Shape Minor and some opens)

Songs with lessons on justinguitar

Traffic In The Sky - Jack Johnson (Best song to work you E and A Shape Major and Minor chords is Jack Johnson, cos it uses fingerstyle and makes you pick all the notes out one at a time and so you have to be playing the chords right!!!)

Under The Bridge - RHCP (kinda complex ways of playing shown in the vid - but you can just use regular barres)

Coffee And TV - Blur (another great tune for working on your barre chords!!)

Blowers Daughter - Damien Rice (few little tricks in it too, but lovely tune!)

Sweet Baby James - James Taylor (uses the good ol' Bmin and lots of open chords - but picking a little tricky!)

Intermediate Foundation 4