Our Repertoire - Tunes & Songs

Building a Common Repertoire  

The foundation of a fun folk music session is a shared repertoire of tunes and songs that are commonly known.  We will teach several new tunes and songs each week so that everyone can participate.  We have selected some of our favorites and also want your recommendations for tunes and songs that you think the group might like.

 

 

 
Use this table as a fast-access way to link to chords and sheet music.  Click on the "Details" to see a fully detailed page that contains YouTube video lessons and demonstrations, notes and lyrics for songs.

Title
Genre
Key
Chords
Sheet Music
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12 Bar Blues in G
Blues
G
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Amazing Grace
Gospel
D
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Angel from Montgomery
Popular
C
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Angeline the Baker
Old-Time
D
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Around the Horn
Old-Time
G
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Ashokan Farewell
Folk
D
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Banish Misfortune
Irish
D
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Bell's Favorite (aka "The Christmas Jig")
Irish
D
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Black Velvet Band
Irish
C
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Blarney Pilgrim
Irish
D
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Boil 'em Cabbage Down
Old-Time
A
Buffalo Gals
G
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Chicken in a Pot
Humor
G
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Cold, frosty morning
Old-Time
Am
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Coleman's March
Old-Time
D
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Cooley's Reel
Irish
Em
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Cotton Mill Girls
Old-Time
D
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Country Roads
Popular
G
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Dog Song, The
Humor
C
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Don't Fence Me In
Show Tunes
C
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Down In The Valley
Old-Time
D
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Eddystone Light, The
Folk
G
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Fiddler's Green
Folk
C
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Flop eared mule
Old-time
D
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Goodnight, Irene
Folk
C
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Happy Trails
Closer
G
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Harvest Moon
Popular
D
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Haste to the Wedding
Irish
D
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Hey, good lookin' !
C&W
C
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House of the Rising Sun
Folk
Am
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I'll Fly Away
Gospel
D
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In Tall Buildings
Folk
C / D
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Irish Washerwoman
Irish
G
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Jig Set 1 - Christmas Jig / Star Above the Garter / Kesh
Irish
D
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Jig Set 2 - The Donegal Lass / Moon and Seven Stars
Irish
Ax / D
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Josefin's Waltz
Folk
G
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Joys of Quebec
Québécois
A
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June Apple
Bluegrass
A
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Kerfunken Jig
Irish
D
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Kesh Jig
Irish
G
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Lookin' Out My Back Door (CCR)
Popular
C
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Lovers' Waltz, The
Folk
G
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Margaritaville
Popular
D
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Matilda
Calypso
D
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Midnight on the Water
Old Time
D
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Morrison's Jig
Irish
Em
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Ob-la-di (The Beatles)
Popular
D
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Off to California
Irish
G
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Old Joe Clark
Old-Time
A
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Ookpik Waltz
Folk
G
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Out on the ocean
Irish
G
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Over the waterfall
Old-Time
G
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Paradise (by John Prine)
Popular
G
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Planxty Fanny Powers
Irish
G
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Planxty Hewlett
Irish
D
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Planxty Irwin
Irish
D
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Planxty Morgan Megan/Meghan/Magan/MacGann
Irish
G
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Poor Wayfairing Stranger
Gospel
Am
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Red Wing
Old-Time
G
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Sailor's Hornpipe
Irish
G
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Salt Creek
Bluegrass
A
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Scarborough Fair
Folk
Em
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Scollay's Reel
Irish
Em
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Shady Grove
Old-Time
Em
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Silver Spear (Reel)
Irish
D
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Sloop John B. (aka Nassau Bound)
Folk
C
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Smiling is Infectious
Humor
D
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Soldier's Joy
Old-Time
D
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Southern Cross (CSN)
Popular
D
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Spotted Pony
Old-Time
D
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Star above the garter
Irish
G
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Star of the County Down
Irish
Em
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Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)
Show Tunes
Am / Dm
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Teach Your Children (CSNY)
Popular
C
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Tennessee Waltz, The
Popular
C
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The Donegal Lass
Irish
A
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The Mermaid Song
Humor
G
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The New Land
Breton
D
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This land is your land
Folk
C
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Tobin's Favorite
Irish
D
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Wasted on the way (CSN)
Popular
C
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Whiskey before breakfast
Old-Time
D
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Wild mountain thyme
Irish
G
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Will the circle be unbroken
Gospel
G
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Wreck of the Nancy Lee
Humor
D
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Yellow Rose of Texas
Old-Time
D
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