Make A Song On Guitar In 5 Easy Steps
Welcome to the make a song on guitar songwriting lesson.
The guitar is a great instrument to use for writing songs and a lot of songwriters gravitate towards it, mainly due to its simplicity and identifiable sound. This lesson will show you how to easily make a song on guitar.
So, no more getting tangled up in the guitar strings or getting frustrated not knowing where to go next. If you have a basic knowledge of playing chords on guitar then you should have no problem with writing a song on guitar.
The following 5 steps will show you how to make a song on guitar.
Writing A Song On Guitar Is Easy...Let Me Show You How:
- To make a song on guitar the first step is to decide on the song key you want to play your song in. Typically but not always, the chord that is played first identifies the key of the song.
- Once you have picked the key for which your song will be in you need to then establish which chords you can use for the given key. Below is a chart showing you which chords can be used in a given key.
- OK, so you have the key of your song and you know which chords you can use, the next step in writing a song on guitar is to determine what kind of structure your song will have. This will give you a sort of blueprint to work to. Here is a list of the most common song structures used.
But, lets say for example you picked the verse/chorus song form and you want each section of the song to have a different chord progression then you would need to create a chord progression for an intro, verse, chorus and outro.
So there you have it. That's how easy it is to create a song on the guitar. 5 simple steps to writing a song on guitar. Happy songwriting!