Learn 2 Fingerstyle Guitar Songs with Gareth Pearson

Learn 2 Fingerstyle Guitar Songs with Gareth Pearson

Fingerstyle guitarists have insatiable appetites for new songs they can add to their repertoire. This is especially true for country and folk player whose audiences love to hear the instantly recognizable melodies of standards from the folk and country songbook.

Take these two free fingerstyle guitar song lessons from Gareth Pearson’s Country & Folk Fingerstyle Guidebook to the shed and you’ll emerge with new fingerstyle arrangements under your fingertips — enough to fill an entire set’s worth of crowd pleasers!

I Am a Pilgrim – Performance

Download the tab and notation for this fingerstyle arrangement on TrueFire.

I Am a Pilgrim – Breakdown

“I Am a Pilgrim” is a gospel/folk song made popular by Merle Travis.

Old Joe Clark – Performance

Download the tab and notation for this fingerstyle arrangement on TrueFire.

Old Joe Clark – Breakdown

“Old Joe Clark” is an American folksong that’s very popular among bluegrass players.


Dig these 2 free fingerstyle guitar song lessons? Check out Gareth Pearson’s full course, Country & Folk Fingerstyle Guidebook, for more including tab, notation, and jam tracks!