Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Simple Riffing"

Album:

Song Key: A

You Are The Lord

Artist: Brett Younker

Big chorus ballad riffs

Heavy on those toms

Throw your head back and drop it

Taking it back to the old school

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Champion

Artist: Bethel Music

Couple variations on a few simple parts.

Simple little 6/8 tune.

Some really fun parts with some overdrive if you have it.

Album:

Song Key: D

King Of Kings

Artist: Hillsong Worship

A short, easy song from Hillsong? Surely you jest!

Big tom grooves on this one.

Awesome grooves on this one.

Simple piano tune with some cool pads.

Album:

Song Key: C

Run To The Father

Artist: Cody Carnes

Love our lead parts and the acoustic even has an interesting strum pattern.

Straight forward.

Synth Bass beginning and then real bass from bridge.

We're driving this one. So sit deep in that pocket.

Album:

Song Key: D

Echo

Artist: Elevation Worship

Album:

Song Key: E

Jesus You Alone

Artist: Highlands Worship

Love the way the parts fall together on this one.

Simple 6/8 song.

Quite a few grooves on this but a great song.

A gentle keys lead.

Album:

Song Key: G

Defender

Artist: Francesca Battistelli

Simple parts for everyone!

Pretty simple grooves. Toms and Pocket.

Easy one with a great riff at the end.

Album:

Song Key: C

Behold The Lamb

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Easy acoustic tune with a few key lead riffs.

Toms and spacious grooves to start and then we lay into it!!

Pretty easy, has a quick change in the chorus but you can do it!!!

Heavy on the piano

Album:

Song Key: G

Blessed Redeemer

Artist: Casting Crowns

Super simple for everyone.

Not much to this one. Pretty simple.

Great Verse Groove!

Piano and organ fill this one out nicely.

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Living Hope

Artist: Phil Wickham

Album:

Song Key: G

Rescuer (Good News)

Artist: Rend Collective

All about the count on this one.

Get ready to count!

Weird count but not too difficult once you know the form of the song by ear.

Get on that funky upright.

Album:

Song Key: A

Overcome

Artist: Elevation Worship

Simple is fun.

This is a driving song!

A lot! Some great riffs and an awesome groove.

Four chords and some nice riffs.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

More Like Jesus

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Album:

Song Key: A

Whole Heart

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Couple key riffs and hits.

Lots of moving parts.

Big "drivey" song with a nice riff.

Busy fingers

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Indescribable

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Your Glory (Nothing But The Blood)

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Easy acoustic picking and some slide on lead.

Such laid back grooves

You don't come in until 2:19 but we bring it up to 16ths.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)

Artist: Casting Crowns

Simple acoustic and some light riffing.

Super simple grooves!

Some nice grooves and riffs.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Tremble

Artist: Mosaic MSC

Couple key riffs on this one with an added acoustic part.

Simple grooves and let the loop do the work.

Great song build with a fun riff to learn.

Love the tones on this

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Alive

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Give Me Faith

Artist: Elevation Worship

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: F

Man of Sorrows

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Feels like a modern hymn. Well written with some cool acoustic picking.

Pretty simple tune.

Different groove but great to play.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Everlasting God

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

While the lead gets crazy, the rhythm is not near as intimidating.

Carry that energy all the way through.

Nice riff parts.

Lay down some pads and let the other guys do the work.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Always More

Artist: Brian Johnson

Don't let the chart fool you. This is an easy one.

Simple pocket groove for this one!

Two Great Grooves!

Easy pulsing piano chords.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Unstoppable God

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of arrangement. Watch the introduction chapter!!

Slide into the pocket and groove hard!!

Really great riff and groove!

It's all about the tone!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Open Up The Heavens

Artist: Vertical Worship

Love the groove and it's a great opening set song.

This whole tune is built on 16th's.

Great opening intro riff.

Time to rock the B3!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Holy Spirit

Artist: Francesca Battistelli

Beautiful acoustic picking and some strong lead work

Toms..Toms.....and more toms!! Fun song!

5 string lows.

Four Chord Song!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Spirit Of The Living God

Artist: Vertical Worship

We added a tasteful acoustic part and really worked the dynamics

Fun tune with a great vibe!

5 string joy. If you have a 4 you can rock it too.

Simplicity is beautiful.

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