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Beatles songs 'surprisingly easy to learn on guitar'

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It can be less difficult than people think to learn how to play the songs of The Beatles on the guitar.

This is according to Gibson.com's contributing editor Ellen Barnes, who recommended five of the Fab Four's songs which are relatively easy to master.

She said that Twist and Shout, Come Together, If I Needed Someone and Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby are all worth trying out on the guitar.

Ms Barnes added that seminal Beatles track Helter Skelter is another song that it is possible to get to grips with.

"Most of the song roars along in E major, the first chord every guitarist learns, then goes into a big pre-chorus G, A and E and a chorus of A and E," she explained.

Last month, a rundown of the 50 greatest Beatles songs of all time on the Gibson website named A Day in the Life in the top spot.

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Posted on 29 Jul 2010 09:31 to category : Instruments News

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