Iron Butterfly was a Southern California band formed in the mid-1960s who jumped on the heavy, psychedelic bandwagon and created one of the benchmark songs of the time, *In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.*
The psychedelic sound was not confined to the West Coast of California.
In 1967 the so-called ‘Summer Of Love’ took place in California, specifically in San Francisco.
Jim Morrison penned the lyrics to *Love Street*watching hippies go by his house in Laurel Canyon in 1967.
Country Blues great Reverend Gary Davis played a couple of different styles over the years
A great guitar song for beginners, *Only Love Can Break Your Heart*is from Neil Young’s third albumA great guitar song for beginners, *Only Love Can Break Your Heart*is from Neil Young’s third album
Guster has been putting out some catchy tunes over the last decade, most of which could be considered Campfire Songs and feature acoustic guitars using simple strumming patterns.
Neil Young uses Double Dropped D Tuning for many songs. This acoustic guitar lesson is one of our most requested at TotallyGuitars: *Don’t Let It Bring You Down*.
*Marrakesh Express*was written by Graham Nash and appeared on the CSN album in 1969.
Love The One You’re With is a Stephen Stills song that dates back to the early CSNY days and is frequently done with electric guitars or as a big production.