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Favorite 12-String Guitar Songs

Chimey. Airy. The distinctively lush sounds of a 12 string guitar will make your band stand apart from the rest.

Let's face it, most every band has a guitarist. But how often do you see or hear a band toss a few 12-string guitar songs into their set list? Not often enough.

If you've been thinking about adding something different to your stage or recording arsenal, a 12-string electric or acoustic model may be just the ticket. Here are some classic tunes that feature the beautiful, chorus-y sounds of the 12-string guitar.

A Hard Day's Night (The Beatles)
Amanda (Boston)
Anytime At All (The Beatles)
Eight Miles High (The Byrds)
Father Christmas (Greg Lake)
Free Falling (Tom Petty)
Give A Little Bit (Supertramp)
Hotel California (The Eagles)
If I Needed Someone (The Beatles)
Jumpin' Jack Flash (The Rolling Stones)
Maggie May (Rod Stewart)
More Than A Feeling (Boston)
Mr. Tambourine Man (The Byrds)
Sister Golden Hair (America)
Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin)
Still, You Turn Me On (ELP)
Suite Madame Blue (Styx)
The Rain Song (Led Zeppelin)
The Song Remains the Same (Led Zeppelin)
Ticket To Ride (The Beatles)
Turn! Turn! Turn! (The Byrds)
Wanted Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi)
Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd)
You Wear It Well (Rod Stewart)
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (The Beatles)
(most anything by Leo Kottke)
(most anything by Leadbelly)
(most anything by Gordon Lightfoot)
(most anything by Roger McGuinn)

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