Songs and Styles

Fingerstyle Freedom

A great initial aim to set for yourself to expand your songwriting using fingerstyle guitar is to have complete freedom with your picking hand. Here are 8, easy to advanced, picking patterns to help build freedom in the picking hand, and also act as great jumping off points to creatively come up with your own patterns.

Fingerstyle Patterns (C)


Landslide - Fleetwood Mac

Fast Car - Tracy Chapman

Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis

I See Fire - Ed Sheeran

What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

Hallelujah - Leornard Cohen

Blackbird - The Beatles

Emmylou - First Aid Kit Band