Sunny Days Sesame Street Theme Song

C C6 C7 C6 (repeat intro) C F Sunny day C F Sweepin’ the clouds away C F G Am7 G/B Am7 G On my way to where the air is sweet F G Can you tell me how to get, Bb F C How to get to Sesame Street? C F Come and play…

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Under the Sea

This video is primarily focused on the intro lick and the overall style. I’ll provide the first verse and chorus chords below but these are readily available in many places on the world wide web 🙂 And for more focused instruction on the strumming patterns: Under the Sea! D A D The seaweed is always…

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Chord Melody)

Steps for Chord Melody: Identify scale. I play this one in D, so see if you can find the D major scale in open position. Find the melody on its own. Play the melody and the chord roots at the same time. Add in the full chords. The Lion Sleeps Tonight D G In the…

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They All Asked For You

In this video we’ll be learning this song: I’m really excited to use it in my pediatric hospital, but I could also see it being used in a variety of settings in singing and song-writing interventions. They all asked for you E I went on down to the Audubon Zoo B7 And they all asked…

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Way Long Timey Ago

A Perfect Lullaby by Matt Logan and Elisabeth TInnes This is a lovely song, one of my favorite lullabies for sure. The formatting was weird when I tried to post the chords here, so your best bet is to download the chord sheet: Way Long Timey Ago And here is a video talking about the picking…

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Armenian Lullaby

A Perfect Lullaby by Matt Logan and Elisabeth Tinnes This one is so short that I decided not to do a video. Any simple strum or finger-picking pattern should work just fine. This one is also really nice a capella! Armenian Lullaby Am           E Sleep my little one Am  E…

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All Through the Night

Here is one of my favorite lullabies. This will be perfect for some of the NICU folks in here. See the finger picking suggestions video at the bottom of this post: A Perfect Lullaby by Matt Logan and Elisabeth Tinnes This features music therapist Elisabeth Tinnes on vocals. Here are the chords so you can…

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Twinkle, Twinkle

Bored with the 3-chord version of Twinkle, Twinkle? Watch this teaching episode I did for Imagine Early Childhood Magazine a couple years ago: Also, here is a link to the podcast that was referenced in the video.

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Itsy Bitsy Spider Fingerstyle

Oook, the video is very old, but the material is still good. One of these days I’ll record it 😉

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