Songs & Links


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Self Esteem – Offspring
Chords: A- F C G, break: D- B flat F C

For jazz buffs:
Girl from Ipanema – Antonio Carlos Jobim (Stan Getz / Astrid Gilberto in English – 2nd most recorded song ever)

Satin Doll – Duke Ellington / Billy Strayhorn

Ornithology – Charlie Parker / Bennie Harris (could do the easier lead for How High the Moon if you like)

So What – Miles Davis

I’m a Believer – in E -Monkees (and Smashmouth?) (by Neil Diamond)

That Thing You Do – in E -The Wonders

American Girl – in D – Tom Petty Heartbreakers

Dirty Water – in E – Standells

Secret Agent Man – in E – Johnny Rivers

Let It Be Me -in G – Everly Brothers

Dancing With Myself – in E – Billy Idol

Eight Days a Week – in D – Beatles

Well Alright – in A – Buddy Holly!/search/song?q=The+Smithereens+Well+Alright

Tears of a Clown – in E (not A)- (Smokey, but use Brian Ray (Paul McCartney’s guitarist))

Let Her Dance – in G – Bobby Fuller

Four (poor recording/fantastic tune…gotta listen past it…but this is the tune that has the infamous beer bottle that you might have heard about)–QsJrxQ

All You Ever Do – in E (or A) Mavericks

The Waiting – (I think in A, but first chord is G?)

Tom Petty Hearbreakers Blood and Roses – in E (not E flat)

Smithereens (caution – they pitch shift down ½ step)

Drown in My Own Tears – in A (not A flat) Smithereens

Top of the Pops – in A (not A flat) Smithereens

Save Tonight – in Am -Eagle Eye Cherry (give this a listen before watching…will be a great Jam tune)

I Melt With You (key?) – Modern English

Monster Mash (Bobby Pickett)



Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry)




Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison)




Takin’ Care of Business (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)




Sultans of Swing (Dire Straits, M. Knoffler)