Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Speaking of Guitar Music

According to a survey done by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, hereunder the top twenty-five pieces guitarists play (or want to learn how to play) in the USA. At one time or another, I could manage about ten of them.

Acoustic Guitar’s Top 25 Songs

1. “Blackbird” The Beatles
2. “Tears in Heaven” Eric Clapton
3. “Aerial Boundaries” Michael Hedges
4. “Layla” Eric Clapton
5. “Classical Gas” Mason Williams
6. “Fire and Rain” James Taylor
7. “Here Comes the Sun” The Beatles
8. “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” Bob Dylan
9. “Embryonic Journey” Jorma Kaukonen
10. “1952 Vincent Black Lightning” Richard Thompson
11. “Daughters” John Mayer
12. “County Down” Phil Keaggy
13. “Little Martha” The Allman Brothers
14. “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” Crosby, Stills, and Nash
15. “The Boxer” Simon and Garfunkel
16. “Windy and Warm” Chet Atkins
17. “Crash” Dave Matthews
18. “When Will I” Monte Montgomery
19. “Candy Man” Reverend Gary Davis
20. “Stairway to Heaven” Led Zeppelin
21. “Tangled Up in Blue” Bob Dylan
22. “Wish You Were Here” Pink Floyd
23. “Black Mountain Rag” Doc Watson
24. “Harvest Moon” Neil Young
25. “Hotel California” The Eagles

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