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The SHOWCASE Library Song Catalog


Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

Ain’t No Trucks in Texas – Ronnie Dunn

All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey

All the Heaven Will Allow (2)- The Mavericks

Am I Blue – George Strait  ADVANCED LESSON

Am I Blue – George Strait  BEGINNER LESSON

Amie (The Chords) – Pure Prairie League

Amie (Part 2 Lead Riff  revised) – Pure Prairie League

Amie (The Acoustic Lead Riff) – Pure Prairie League


Baby, You’re All That I Want – Brian Adams

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown – Jim Croce

Brown Eyed Girl  (Intro Only)- Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Buy Me a Boat (The Chords) – Chris Janson

Buy Me a Boat (Intro Riff) – Chris Janson


Can’t You See – Marshall Tucker

Carolina In My Mind (Cover) – James Taylor

Castles In the Air – Don McLean

Cats In The Cradle (cover) – Harry Chapin

Chattahoochee – Alan Jackson

Check YES or NO – George Strait

Close Your Eyes – James Taylor

Colder Weather – Zac Brown

Come Monday – Jimmy Buffet

Country Roads – John Denver

Cracklin’ Rosie – Neil Diamond

Crazy – Patsy Cline

Crazy (intro only revised) – Patsy Cline

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

Crushin’ It – Brad Paisley

Cryin’ for Me – Toby Keith


Dance With My Father Again – Luther Van dross

Danny’s Song – Kenny Loggins

Dance Little Jean (intro) – The Dirt Band

Dance Tonight – Paul McCartney

Danny’s Song – Kenny Loggins

Dead Flowers – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi

Dear Hate – Maren Morris

Deep River Blues – Doc Watson

Die a Happy Man – Thomas Rhett

Dirt on My Boots – Jon Pardi

Do It Again – Steely Dan

Doctor My Eyes – Jackson Browne

Don’t Ask Me Why – Billy Joel

Don’t Dream it’s Over – Crowded House

Don’t It – Billy Currington

Don’t Think I Don’t – Darius Rucker

Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – Bob Dylan

Drunk on a Plane – Dierks Bentley


Every Rose Has Its Thorn – Poison

Everything – Michael Buble’


Feels Like Rain – John Hiatt

Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks

Fifty (50) Ways to Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon

Folsom Prison Blues – (Inro/Break/Lead riffs) by Johnny Cash

Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash

For Who You Are – Hillsong


Galway Girl (Revised) – Randy Houser

Garden Party – Ricky Nelson

Gimme Three Steps – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Gold Dust Woman – Fleetwood Mac

Good News Travels Fast – Shenandoah

Good Time Charlie (Revised) – Danny O’Keef

Good Time Charlie – Danny O’Keef


Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

Have You Ever Seen the Rain – CCR

Heard it Thru the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

Hello – Adele

Here I am to Worship – Tim Huges

Highway 20 Ride – Zac Brown

Honesty – Billy Joel

Honey Bee – Blake Shelton

Hotel California (The Intro) – The Eagles

Hotel California (The Chords) – The Eagles

Hotel California (Acoustic COVER by my band “Acoustic Shade”) The Eagles

Hotel California (Acoustic Version) – The Eagles


I Can’t Help it if I’m Still in Love With You – Linda Ronstadt

If I Could Buy Some Time (cover) – Randy Houser

If You Get There Before I Do – Colin Raye

I’m A Little More Country Than That – Easton Corbin

I’m Still a Guy – Brad Paisley

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

I Go Back – Kenny Chesney

In Color – Jamey Johnson

I Surrender All – version by Jason Lavik

I Surrender All (intro lesson) – Jason Lavik

I Surrender All (Acoustic Riffs) – Jason Lavik

I Surrender All, All to Jesus – Jason Lavik

I Will Always Be There – Bryan Adams

I Won’t Give Up on You – Jason Mraz

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – Johnny Mathis

It Ain’t Cool – George Strait

It Won’t Be Like This for Long – Intro only   Darius Rucker

It Won’t Be Like This for Long – The Chords – Darius Rucker

I Wanna Hold Your Hand – The Beatles


Jesus, Jesus, Jesus (Something About That Name) – The Gaithers

Jet Airliner revised – Steve Miller

Jet Airliner – Steve Miller

Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helm


Kathy’s Song – Simon & Garfunkle

Keep on Rockin’ Me Baby – Steve Miller

Kiss a Girl – Keith Urban

Kodachrome – Paul Simon


Lay Down Sally – Eric Clapton

Lay Down Sally (revised) – Eric Clapton

Layla (unplugged) – Eric Clapton

Leaving’ on a Jet Plane – Peter, Paul, and Mary

Listen to the Music – Doobie Brothers

Long Haired Country Boy (version by Travis Tritt, oh yea!) Travis Tritt

Lover, Lover – Jerrod Nieman

Love Your Love the Most – Eric Church – Bobby Helm


Magic Carpet Ride – Steppenwolf

Marvelous Light – Charlie Hall

Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffet

Mean – Taylor Swift

Me and Julio – Paul Simon

Mean – Taylor Swift

Mexico (The Intro) – James Taylor

Moon Over Georgia – Shenandoah

Morning Has Broken – Cat Stevens

Movin’ Out (Intro) – Billy Joel

Movin’ Out (How to Play) – Billy Joel

Mr. Bojangles – Jerry Jeff Walker

Mr. Bojangles – (revised) – Jerry Jeff Walker

My Life – Billy Joel

My Maria – Brooks and Dunn


Need a Little Christmas – Jerry Herman

Need You Know – Lady Antebellum


Ocean Front Property – George Strait

Old Man – Neil Young


People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield

Piano Man – Billy Joel

Piano Man – (covered by my band “Acoustic Shade”) – Billy Joel

Puff the Magic Dragon – cover… and not a good one)

Put You in a Song – Keith Urban



Rainy Night in Georgia – Brook Benton

Reelin’ in the Years – Steely Dan

Revolution (acoustic version) – The Beatles

Rocket Man – Billy Joel

Rocky Mountain High – John Denver

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – Gene Autry

RUM is the Reason – Toby Keith


Sangria – Blake Shelton

Save it for a Rainy Day – Kenny Chesney

She Wouldn’t Be Gone – Blake Shelton

She’s Everything – Brad Paisley

She’s Everything (original) – Brad Paisley

She’s Always a Woman to Me – Billy Joel

Shine, Jesus Shine – Graham Kendrick

Shower the People – James Taylor

Shower the People (covered by Gaylerd and Stephen) – James Taylor

Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Sister Golden Hair – America

Somebody Like You (Part 1) – Keith Urban

Somebody Like You (Part 2 Lead Riff) – Keith Urban

Somebody Like You (Part 3- Intro Riff) – Keith Urban

Southern Nights – Glen Campbell

Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin Stuck in the Middle – Stealers

Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd


Take it Easy -For Beginners (Chords) – The Eagles

Take it Easy (Lead Riff with TABS) – The Eagles

Take It Easy (How to Play) – The Eagles

Take It Easy (TABS for Lead Riff) – The Eagles

Take it Easy (Lead Riff on Acoustic) – The Eagles

Tequila Sunrise (Full Version with Chords) – The Eagles

Tequila Sunrise (Lead Riff) – The Eagles 

The Dance – Garth Brooks

The House that Built Me – Miranda Lambert

The Joker – Steve Miller

The One True God (my cover for my friend Dave Morton) – Mark Harris

The Reunion Song – Ricky Skaggs

This Solid Rock – Charlie Hall

This Wedding Day – Jerry Jeff Walker

This is How We Roll – Florida Georgia Line

Toes (Part 1 intro) – Zac Brown

Toes (Part 2 chorus) – Zac Brown

Two Dozen Roses – Shenandoah



Ventura Highway – America

Ventura Highway (Intro Riff) – America

Via Dolorosa – Sandi Patty

Vienna – Billy Joel


Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show

Waiting in Vain – Annie Lennox

Walkin’ In Memphis – Marc Cohen

Walkin’ In the Winter Wonderland – Jason Mraz

What I Like About You – The Romantics

We Need a Little Christmas – Jerry Herman

What Might Have Been – Little Texas

When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars

When You Say Nothin’ at All – Alison Krause

While My Guitar Gently Weeps – George Harrison

Who Are You When I’m Not Lookin’ – Blake Shelton

Why Don’t We Just Dance – Josh Turner Without You – Keith Urban

Without You (Part 1) – Keith Urban

Without You (Part 2) -Keith Urban

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

Wrapped Up In You – Garth Brooks



You Can Close Your Eyes – James Taylor

You’ll Think of Me – Keith Urban

You’ll Think of Me (Part 2) – Keith Urban

You’re Gonna Miss This – Trace Adkins

You’re No Good – Linda Ronstadt


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