25 acoustic guitar songs that will take your unplugged skills to the next level

Tracy Chapman Performing at the 15th Annual Bridge Benefit at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View Calif. on October 20th, 2001.
(Image credit: Tim Mosenfelder/ImageDirect)

The acoustic guitar is having a moment right now, with hordes of players picking up an acoustic over lockdown and honing their fingerstyle technique. 

But whether you fancy yourself as a next-gen folk hero or a simply a campfire strummer with an encyclopaedic vocabulary of open chords, there has never been a better time to brush up on your unplugged chops. 

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