The first dozen or so tunes are great for the out and out absolute beginner

These are followed by tunes you will hear played by pub sessions players, ceilidh bands and morris musicians. 

Mally has identified the easier traditional tunes.

On taking up a musical instrument, it is only natural for the beginner to want to reap some rewards as quickly as possible. 

After all, music is for the enjoyment of the player, as well as the listener. 

Dave Mallinson has compiled this book to give beginners and novices an accessible source of easy tunes. 

These easy, interesting, yet challenging tunes will give enormous pleasure to both player and listener. 

Only 14 notes are required to play all 101 tunes, which are suitable for all melody instruments. 

As an extra learning aid, a soundtrack containing all 101 tunes has been specially prepared by Mally playing melodeon


  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
  • Baa Baa Black Sheep
  • Coulter's Candy
  • D’ Ye Ken John Peel?
  • Shepherds’ Hey
  • Skip to My Lou
  • Polly Put the Kettle On
  • Little Brown Jug
  • Bobby Shaftoe
  • Loch Lomond
  • Good Night Ladies
  • Winster Processional
  • South Australia
  • Country Gardens
  • British Grenadiers
  • In and Out the Windows
  • Donkey Riding
  • Bluebells of Scotland
  • Red River Valley
  • Egan's Polka
  • Young Collins
  • The Yellow Rose of Texas
  • Oh Suzanna
  • I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue
  • Buffalo Girls
  • Shoe the Donkey
  • Monk's March
  • Billy Boy
  • Balance the Straw
  • Shave the Donkey
  • Winster Gallop
  • Rattlin' Bog
  • Vandals of Hammerwich
  • Bonny Green Garters
  • Bobbing Around
  • Nelly Bligh
  • Kafoozalum
  • Coming Round the Mountain
  • Black Joke
  • We're No Awa' tae Bide Awa'
  • Lizzie Lindsay
  • The Buffoon
  • Constant Billy
  • Lads a Bunchum
  • Believe Me, If All those Endearing Young Charms
  • My Bonny Lies Over the Ocean
  • Blaydon Races
  • Portsmouth
  • Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonny Doon
  • I’ll Tell Me Ma
  • Camptown Races
  • The Keel Row
  • There's Nae Guid Luck Aboot the Hoose
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Banbury Bill
  • I Wanna Be Near You
  • The South Wind
  • Liza Jane
  • Uncle Reuben
  • Sweet Jenny Jones
  • Uncle Bernard's
  • Princess Royal
  • Roddy McCorley
  • The Wild Colonial Boy
  • Planxty Fanny Power
  • The Barren Rocks of Aden
  • Davy Davy Knick Knack
  • John Ryan's Polka
  • ralee Gaol
  • Maggie in the Wood
  • Keep Your Feet Still Geordie Hinny
  • Log Cabin
  • Astley's Ride
  • Rosin the Beau
  • Peat Fire Flame
  • Three Around Three
  • lick Go the Shears
  • Waltzing Matilda
  • The Huntsmens' Chorus
  • Cock o' the North
  • Scotland the Brave
  • Salmon Tails Up the Water
  • Dingle Regatta
  • A Hundred Pipers
  • The Perfect Cure
  • Brighton Camp
  • Jenny Lind
  • Jimmy Allen
  • Drops of Brandy
  • The Muckin' o' Geordie's Byre
  • My Love, She's but a Lassie Yet
  • Rakes of Mallow
  • The Rose Tree
  • Speed the Plough
  • The Wiltshire Six Hand Reel
  • Off She Goes
  • Oyster Girl
  • The New Rigged Ship
  • The Curly-Headed Ploughboy
  • Buttered Peas

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Easy Peasy Tunes Book by Dave Mallinson

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