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. The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em), The Greg Kihn Band (1981) video
  12. Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
  13. * Burning Love, Arthur Alexander, Elvis Presley (1972)
  14. * Bye Bye Love, The Everly Brothers (1957) video, Simon & Garfunkel (1970) video
  15. California Dreaming, The Mamas and the Papas (1965) video
  16. Can’t Help Falling in Love, Elvis Presley (1961) video
  17. * Cecilia, Simon & Garfunkel (1970) video
  18. * Closing Time, Semisonic (1999) video
  19. Count On Me, Bruno Mars
  20. Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Queen (1980) video
  21. Cupid, Sam Cooke
  22. * Da Doo Ron Ron, The Crystals (1963) video
  23. Dance Me To The End Of Love, Leonard Cohen
  24. * Death of Queen Jane, traditional, Oscar Isaac (2013) video
  25. Dirty Old Town, Ewan MacColl (1949), The Dubliners (1968), The Pogues (1985) video
  26. Don’t Fence Me In, Robert Fletcher & Cole Porter (1934), Roy Rogers (1944) video
  27. Don’t Get Around Much, Anymore, Duke Ellington, Bob Russell
  28. Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Bobby McFerrin (1988) video
  29. Don’t You (Forget About Me), Simply Red (1985) video
  30. Down Under, Men at Work (1981) video
  31. Edelweiss, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein (1959) video
  32. Evil Ways, Santana
  33. Faith, George Michael (1987) video
  34. Five Foot Two, Sam Lewis, Young, and Henderson
  35. Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash & Gordon Jenkins (1955)
  36. Four Strong Winds, Ian and Sylvia (1962) video, Neil Young (1978) video
  37. Freight Train, Elizabeth Cotten
  38. * Friday, I’m in Love, The Cure (1992) video
  39. From Me To You, The Beatles (1963)
  40. Galway Girl, Steve Earle with Sharon Shannon (2000), Mundy and Sharon Shannon (2008) video
  41. * The Gambler, Kenny Rogers (1978) video
  42. * Good Luck Charm, Elvis Presley (1961)
  43. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life), Green Day (1997) video
  44. Goodnight, Irene, Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter
  45. * Green, Green Grass of Home, Porter Wagoner (1965), Tom Jones (1966), Johnny Cash (1968) video
  46. * Hakuna Matata (from Disney’s “The Lion King”), Elton John & Tim Rice (1994) video
  47. Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen
  48. A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles (1964)
  49. * He’ll Have to Go, Joe & Audrey Allison, Jim Reeves (1959) video
  50. Heart of Gold, Neil Young (1971) video
  51. Hey, Good Lookin, Hank Williams
  52. Hey Soul Sister, Train (2009)
  53. The Hockey Song (The Good Old Hockey Game), Stompin’ Tom Connors (1973)
  54. Ho Hey, The Lumineers
  55. Home, Phillip Phillips
  56. Hotel California, The Eagles (1977)
  57. Hound Dog, Leiber and Stoller
  58. House of Gold, Twenty One Pilots (2011) video
  59. The Hukilau Song, Jack Owens (1948)
  60. Hush, Little Baby, traditional
  61. I Bet My Life, Imagine Dragons
  62. I Don’t Know My Name, Grace VanderWaal (2016) video
  63. I Walk The Line, Johnny Cash (1956)
  64. I Wan’na Be Like You (from Disney’s “The Jungle Book”), Louis Prima (1967) video
  65. If You Could Read My Mind, Gordon Lightfoot (1970) video
  66. I’ve Just Seen A Face, The Beatles
  67. Imagine, John Lennon (1971) video
  68. Ironic, Alanis Morissette (1995) video
  69. * Jackson, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash (1967) video
  70. Jambalaya, Hank Williams & Moon Mullican (1942)
  71. The Joker, Steve Miller Band (1973) video
  72. Jolene, Dolly Parton (1974)
  73. Karma Chameleon, Culture Club (1983) video
  74. King Of The Road, Roger Miller
  75. * Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, Bob Dylan (1973) video
  76. Last Saskatchewan Pirate, The Arrogant Worms (1992), Captain Tractor (1995), Brad Johner (2003) video
  77. * Lava (from Disney’s “Lava”), James Ford Murphy (2015) video 
  78. Leaving On a Jet Plane, John Denver (1966), Peter, Paul and Mary (1967), Chantal Kreviazuk (1998) video
  79. Let It Be, The Beatles
  80. Lily the Pink, The Scaffold (1968) video, Irish Rovers (1969) video
  81. * Linger, The Cranberries (1993) video
  82. The Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Tokens
  83. Little Boxes, Malvina Reynolds (1962)
  84. * The Log Driver’s Waltz, Wade Hemsworth (1979) video
  85. Love Me Tender, Elvis Presley (1956)
  86. Loves Me Like a Rock, Paul Simon (1973) video
  87. Mama Tried, Merle Haggard (1968) video
  88. Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett (1977)
  89. Mary Mack, traditional, Great Big Sea (1995) video
  90. Maybe Tomorrow (Theme from The Littlest Hobo), Terry Bush (1979, 2000) video
  91. * The Mickey Mouse Club March, Jimmie Dodd (1955) video
  92. Moon River, Henry Mancini, Audrey Hepburn (1961), Andy Williams (1962) video
  93. Mrs. Robinson, Simon & Garfunkel (1967), Lemonheads (1992) video
  94. * No Rain, Blind Melon (1992) video
  95. Nothing Compares 2 U, Prince and the Family (1985), Sinéad O’Connor (1990) video
  96. O Canada, Calixa Lavallée & Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1880), Robert Stanley Weir (1908)
  97. O Canada (bilingual), Calixa Lavallée & Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1880), Robert Stanley Weir (1908)
  98. O Canada (simple), Calixa Lavallée & Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1880), Robert Stanley Weir (1908)
  99. Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da, The Beatles (1968)
  100. * Oh Boy! (All My Love), Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957) video
  101. Octopus’s Garden, The Beatles (1969)
  102. On the Road Again, Willie Nelson (1980)
  103. Pearly Shells, traditional, Don Ho, Burl Ives
  104. * Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, B.J. Thomas (1969) video
  105. Red is the Rose, Irish traditional video
  106. * Red, Red Wine, Neil Diamond (1968), UB40 (1983) video
  107. Rhythm of Love, Plain White T’s (2010) video
  108. Ring Of Fire, Johnny Carter (1963)
  109. Runaway Train, Soul Asylum (1992) video
  110. Sea of Love, Phil Phillips (1959) video, The Honeydrippers (1985) video
  111. * Should I Stay or Should I Go?, The Clash (1982) video
  112. Singin’ In the Rain, Gene Kelly (1952) video
  113. Snowbird, Anne Murray (1970) video
  114. Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole
  115. Somewhere Over The Rainbow / What a Wonderful World, Israel Kamakawiwo`ole
  116. Spirits, The Strumbellas (2015) video
  117. St. James Infirmary Blues, traditional
  118. Stand By Me, Ben E. King (1961)
  119. * Strawberry Wine, Deanna Carter (1995) video
  120. Stray Cat Strut, Stray Cats (1981) video
  121. Stuck In The Middle With You, Steeler’s Wheel
  122. Summer of ’69, Bryan Adams (1985) video
  123. Sway (chord twins), P.B. Ruiz & N. Gimbel
  124. Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver (1971) video
  125. The Tennessee Waltz, Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King, (Leonard Cohen Version)
  126. That’s All Right Mama, Arthur Crudup (1946)
  127. These Boots Are Made For Walking, Nancy Sinatra
  128. Three Little Birds, Bob Marley
  129. Ticket to Ride, The Beatles
  130. Till I Am Myself Again, Blue Rodeo (1990) video
  131. Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper (1983) video
  132. * Time to Switch to Whisky, Corb Lund Band (2009) video
  133. Tiptoe Through the Tulips, Al Dubin and Joe Burke (1926), Tiny Tim (1968)video 1video 2
  134. Toes, Zac Brown Band (2007)
  135. Tomorrow Will Be Kinder, The Secret Sisters (2012) video
  136. Tonight, You Belong to Me, Billy Rose and Lee David (1926), Patience and Prudence (1956) video
  137. Turn! Turn! Turn!, The Byrds (1965) video
  138. Twist And Shout, Phil Medley and Bert Berns, Isley Brothers (1962), The Beatles (1963)
  139. Ukulele Lady, Richard Whiting & Gus Kahn (1925)
  140. * Under Pressure, Queen and David Bowie (1981) video
  141. Under the Boardwalk, The Drifters
  142. Wagon Wheel, Bob Dylan
  143. Waiting For a Train, Jimmie Rodgers (1928) video
  144. * Walking After Midnight, Alan Block & Donn Hecht, Patsy Cline (1957) video
  145. We’re Not Gonna Take It, Twisted Sister (1984) video
  146. * What’s Up, 4 Non Blondes (1992) video
  147. * Wheat Kings, The Tragically Hip (1992) video
  148. When I’m Sixty-Four, The Beatles (1967) video
  149. When You Wish Upon a Star (from Disney’s “Pinocchio”), videotutorial
  150. Where Have All The Flowers Gone? Kingston Trio (1961) video, Pete Seeger (1962), Peter, Paul & Mary (1962) video
  151. Whiskey In The Jar, Irish traditional video
  152. Wonderwall, Oasis (1995) video
  153. Yellow Submarine, The Beatles (1966)
  154. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere, Bob Dylan
  155. * Your Cheatin’ Heart, Hank Williams (1953) video
  156. You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away, The Beatles (1965) video
  157. 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