The complete library has over 700 songs. The following list contains the songs we’ve played during our monthly circles.

Current repertoire

Just starting out? Look for the asterisk (*) for easier songs with the most common chords: A, Am, A7, C, C7, D, D7, F, G, G7

 

  1. 1234, Feist (2007)
  2. Act Naturally, Buck Owens (1963), The Beatles (1965)
  3. * All Shook Up, Elvis Presley (1957)
  4. Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival
  5. Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell (1970)
  6. Blister in the Sun, Violent Femmes (1983) video
  7. Blowin’ In the Wind, Bob Dylan (1963) video
  8. Blue Suede Shoes, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley (1956)
  9. Born to Be Wild, Steppenwolf (1968) video
  10. Brand New Key, Melanie Safka
  11. Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
  12. * Burning Love, Arthur Alexander, Elvis Presley (1972)
  13. California Dreaming, The Mamas and the Papas (1965) video
  14. Can’t Help Falling in Love, Elvis Presley (1961) video
  15. * Cecilia, Simon & Garfunkel (1970) video
  16. * Closing Time, Semisonic (1999) video
  17. Count On Me, Bruno Mars
  18. Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Queen (1980) video
  19. Cupid, Sam Cooke
  20. * Da Doo Ron Ron, The Crystals (1963) video
  21. Dance Me To The End Of Love, Leonard Cohen
  22. * Death of Queen Jane, traditional, Oscar Isaac (2013) video
  23. Dirty Old Town, Ewan MacColl (1949), The Dubliners (1968), The Pogues (1985) video
  24. Don’t Fence Me In, Robert Fletcher & Cole Porter (1934), Roy Rogers (1944) video
  25. Don’t Get Around Much, Anymore, Duke Ellington, Bob Russell
  26. Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Bobby McFerrin (1988) video
  27. Don’t You (Forget About Me), Simply Red (1985) video
  28. Down Under, Men at Work (1981) video
  29. Edelweiss, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein (1959) video
  30. Evil Ways, Santana
  31. Faith, George Michael (1987) video
  32. Five Foot Two, Sam Lewis, Young, and Henderson
  33. Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash & Gordon Jenkins (1955)
  34. Four Strong Winds, Ian and Sylvia (1962) video, Neil Young (1978) video
  35. Freight Train, Elizabeth Cotten
  36. * Friday, I’m in Love, The Cure (1992) video
  37. From Me To You, The Beatles (1963)
  38. Galway Girl, Steve Earle with Sharon Shannon (2000), Mundy and Sharon Shannon (2008) video
  39. * The Gambler, Kenny Rogers (1978) video
  40. * Good Luck Charm, Elvis Presley (1961)
  41. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life), Green Day (1997) video
  42. Goodnight, Irene, Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter
  43. * Green, Green Grass of Home, Porter Wagoner (1965), Tom Jones (1966), Johnny Cash (1968) video
  44. * Hakuna Matata (from Disney’s “The Lion King”), Elton John & Tim Rice (1994) video
  45. Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen
  46. A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles (1964)
  47. * He’ll Have to Go, Joe & Audrey Allison, Jim Reeves (1959) video
  48. Heart of Gold, Neil Young (1971) video
  49. Hey, Good Lookin, Hank Williams
  50. Hey Soul Sister, Train (2009)
  51. The Hockey Song (The Good Old Hockey Game), Stompin’ Tom Connors (1973)
  52. Ho Hey, The Lumineers
  53. Home, Phillip Phillips
  54. Hotel California, The Eagles (1977)
  55. Hound Dog, Leiber and Stoller
  56. House of Gold, Twenty One Pilots (2011) video
  57. The Hukilau Song, Jack Owens (1948)
  58. Hush, Little Baby, traditional
  59. I Bet My Life, Imagine Dragons
  60. I Don’t Know My Name, Grace VanderWaal (2016) video
  61. I Walk The Line, Johnny Cash (1956)
  62. I Wan’na Be Like You (from Disney’s “The Jungle Book”), Louis Prima (1967) video
  63. If You Could Read My Mind, Gordon Lightfoot (1970) video
  64. I’ve Just Seen A Face, The Beatles
  65. Imagine, John Lennon (1971) video
  66. Ironic, Alanis Morissette (1995) video
  67. * Jackson, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash (1967) video
  68. Jambalaya, Hank Williams & Moon Mullican (1942)
  69. The Joker, Steve Miller Band (1973) video
  70. Jolene, Dolly Parton (1974)
  71. Karma Chameleon, Culture Club (1983) video
  72. King Of The Road, Roger Miller
  73. * Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, Bob Dylan (1973) video
  74. Last Saskatchewan Pirate, The Arrogant Worms (1992), Captain Tractor (1995), Brad Johner (2003) video
  75. * Lava (from Disney’s “Lava”), James Ford Murphy (2015) video 
  76. Leaving On a Jet Plane, John Denver (1966), Peter, Paul and Mary (1967), Chantal Kreviazuk (1998) video
  77. Let It Be, The Beatles
  78. Lily the Pink, The Scaffold (1968) video, Irish Rovers (1969) video
  79. The Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Tokens
  80. Little Boxes, Malvina Reynolds (1962)
  81. * The Log Driver’s Waltz, Wade Hemsworth (1979) video
  82. Love Me Tender, Elvis Presley (1956)
  83. Loves Me Like a Rock, Paul Simon (1973) video
  84. Mama Tried, Merle Haggard (1968) video
  85. Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett (1977)
  86. Mary Mack, traditional, Great Big Sea (1995) video
  87. Maybe Tomorrow (Theme from The Littlest Hobo), Terry Bush (1979, 2000) video
  88. * The Mickey Mouse Club March, Jimmie Dodd (1955) video
  89. Moon River, Henry Mancini, Audrey Hepburn (1961), Andy Williams (1962) video
  90. Mrs. Robinson, Simon & Garfunkel (1967), Lemonheads (1992) video
  91. * No Rain, Blind Melon (1992) video
  92. Nothing Compares 2 U, Prince and the Family (1985), Sinéad O’Connor (1990) video
  93. O Canada, Calixa Lavallée & Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1880), Robert Stanley Weir (1908)
  94. O Canada (bilingual), Calixa Lavallée & Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1880), Robert Stanley Weir (1908)
  95. O Canada (simple), Calixa Lavallée & Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1880), Robert Stanley Weir (1908)
  96. Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da, The Beatles (1968)
  97. * Oh Boy! (All My Love), Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957) video
  98. Octopus’s Garden, The Beatles (1969)
  99. On the Road Again, Willie Nelson (1980)
  100. Pearly Shells, traditional, Don Ho, Burl Ives
  101. * Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, B.J. Thomas (1969) video
  102. Red is the Rose, Irish traditional video
  103. * Red, Red Wine, Neil Diamond (1968), UB40 (1983) video
  104. Rhythm of Love, Plain White T’s (2010) video
  105. Ring Of Fire, Johnny Carter (1963)
  106. Runaway Train, Soul Asylum (1992) video
  107. * Should I Stay or Should I Go?, The Clash (1982) video
  108. Singin’ In the Rain, Gene Kelly (1952) video
  109. Snowbird, Anne Murray (1970) video
  110. Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole
  111. Somewhere Over The Rainbow / What a Wonderful World, Israel Kamakawiwo`ole
  112. Spirits, The Strumbellas (2015) video
  113. St. James Infirmary Blues, traditional
  114. Stand By Me, Ben E. King (1961)
  115. * Strawberry Wine, Deanna Carter (1995) video
  116. Stray Cat Strut, Stray Cats (1981) video
  117. Stuck In The Middle With You, Steeler’s Wheel
  118. Summer of ’69, Bryan Adams (1985) video
  119. Sway (chord twins), P.B. Ruiz & N. Gimbel
  120. Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver (1971) video
  121. The Tennessee Waltz, Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King, (Leonard Cohen Version)
  122. That’s All Right Mama, Arthur Crudup (1946)
  123. These Boots Are Made For Walking, Nancy Sinatra
  124. Three Little Birds, Bob Marley
  125. Ticket to Ride, The Beatles
  126. Till I Am Myself Again, Blue Rodeo (1990) video
  127. Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper (1983) video
  128. * Time to Switch to Whisky, Corb Lund Band (2009) video
  129. Tiptoe Through the Tulips, Al Dubin and Joe Burke (1926), Tiny Tim (1968)video 1video 2
  130. Toes, Zac Brown Band (2007)
  131. Tonight, You Belong to Me, Billy Rose and Lee David (1926), Patience and Prudence (1956) video
  132. Turn! Turn! Turn!, The Byrds (1965) video
  133. Twist And Shout, Phil Medley and Bert Berns, Isley Brothers (1962), The Beatles (1963)
  134. Ukulele Lady, Richard Whiting & Gus Kahn (1925)
  135. * Under Pressure, Queen and David Bowie (1981) video
  136. Under the Boardwalk, The Drifters
  137. Wagon Wheel, Bob Dylan
  138. Waiting For a Train, Jimmie Rodgers (1928) video
  139. * Walking After Midnight, Alan Block & Donn Hecht, Patsy Cline (1957) video
  140. We’re Not Gonna Take It, Twisted Sister (1984) video
  141. * What’s Up, 4 Non Blondes (1992) video
  142. * Wheat Kings, The Tragically Hip (1992) video
  143. When I’m Sixty-Four, The Beatles (1967) video
  144. When You Wish Upon a Star (from Disney’s “Pinocchio”), videotutorial
  145. Where Have All The Flowers Gone? Kingston Trio (1961) video, Pete Seeger (1962), Peter, Paul & Mary (1962) video
  146. Whiskey In The Jar, Irish traditional video
  147. Wonderwall, Oasis (1995) video
  148. Yellow Submarine, The Beatles (1966)
  149. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere, Bob Dylan
  150. * Your Cheatin’ Heart, Hank Williams (1953) video
  151. Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah (from Disney’s “Song of the South”), Allie Wrubel & Ray Gilbert (1946) video

Holiday songs

New Year’s Eve

Halloween

Hanukkah

Christmas