Category: Very Easy to Play

The Road (Nick Cave & Warren Ellis) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Road This piece, by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, is the theme from the 2009 film “The Road”; based on the Cormac McCarthy novel (by the same name).  The story details the grueling journey of a father and his young son over a period […]

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The Crown: Simple Harp Variation No. 1 | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Simple Harp Variation No. 1 Simple Harp Variation No.1 is a beautiful and minimalist piece of music by British composer, Martin Phipps. This motif is from the Netflix drama-series, ‘The Crown’ which chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s to modern times. […]

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American Sniper: The Funeral (Ennio Morricone) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

American Sniper Ennio Morricone’s “The Funeral” was used as the closing theme in Clint Eastwood’s 2014 film American Sniper. The song was originally composed for the 1965 spaghetti western, The Return of Ringo. It’s a melancholic piece of music that perfectly captured the final scenes […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Brand New Day (Dear Child) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Brand New Day ‘Dear Child’ is a German thriller series on Netflix. The plot revolves around a mysterious woman’s escape from her harrowing captivity — which points investigators towards the dark truth behind her unsolved disappearance 13 years earlier. The series has an astonishing 100% […]

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Narcos: Mexico – Memoria (Gustavo Santaolalla) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Memoria Memoria is a pretty motif from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Narcos: Mexico soundtrack. He’s actually playing an electric guitar that’s doubled with a violin. Given that dynamic, Memoria sounded better on a nylon string, as a lone guitar performance. You might also like to play… (some […]

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The Last Kingdom (Netflix): Livstraedrir | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Last Kingdom The Last Kingdom is a historical fiction (Netflix) series based on a series of novels entitled, The Saxon Stories by English author Bernard Cornwell. The television series is like early Game of Thrones; fast-paced storytelling, well developed character arcs, and replete with […]

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1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Wayfaring Stranger The Wayfaring Stranger is a well-known American folk and gospel song that originating in the early 19th century. The song is about a plaintive soul on the journey of life. The most popular variation is from Johnny Cash. In my humble opinion, Jos […]

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Finch: Ball Throw (Gustavo Santaolalla) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Finch Free audio download on SoundCloud. Finch on Apple + was a beautiful and highly entertaining movie: In a post-apocalyptic world, Finch (Tom Hanks) knowing that his health is slowly failing, builds a robot to take of his dog after he passes. The robot was […]

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Johann Johannsson: Flight from the City | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Johann Johannsson Jóhann Jóhannsson was an extraordinary Icelandic composer. For a period of time, he lead the modern post-classical movement — which is identified with experimental, minimalist, and electronic music. He passed away in February 2018 at the age of 48. Jóhann is best known […]

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Mare of Easttown: The Long Road (Yann Tiersen) | fingerstyle guitar

Mare of Easttown: The Long Road (Yann Tiersen) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mare of Easttown Mare of Easttown was an awesome limited series on HBO. I was emailing back and forth with my friend Derek about the finale this week. His synoptic take was better than anything I could write: “Mare of Easttown was a stunning piece […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Calmamente | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Calmamente | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Calmamente Calmamente is from the soundtrack of Qhapaq Ñan — Gustavo Santaolalla’s docuseries about the pre-Columbian ‘Inca road system’, which winds for 6,000 kilometers (3,700 miles) through the Andean region. It’s a serene song that exemplifies Santaolalla’s minimalist ability to extract the maximum from a few […]

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The Handmaid's Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar

The Handmaid’s Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Their First Time Their First Time, by composer Adam Taylor, is the standout piece from the Hulu original series, The Handmaid’s Tale. I love the simplicity and repetition of this motif. My hope is to pair back my own songwriting to something this sparse and […]

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