Guitar Song Page

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The songs on this page were arranged by me for fingerstyle guitar. I did them with Tabledit software since it is an easy file to read. You can either purchase the Tabledit software or use their free Tabview program. Both are available through my "links" page. The advantage of using either of these programs is the ability to hear the song played at any speed. This makes it much easier if you are trying to learn a new song.

Please Read This First!

Because I have had so many e-mails complaining about difficulty opening these files, I would like to try give you the solution before you e-mail me. Many people comment that they double click on the file and only get a bunch of nonsense squares and lines. Not all browsers understand a TEF extention, and therefore try to open the file using notepad. This results in some unreadable nonsense. Sometimes the browser understands the extension if the program was installed after the user started using the particular browser. Even on my own computer, I use Firefox and I can't open the files online. With Windows Explorer I have no trouble opening them online. But without changing browsers, there is an easy solution to this problem. Simply right-click on the file and tell your computer to save the file to a location on your hard drive. Then open the file with the appropriate Tabledit program. Also, once it is on your hard drive, it is possible to double-click on the file from "My Computer" or "Windows Explorer" since the computer does recognize these extensions. This should solve the problem. 

Another point concerns the level of difficulty. These songs were all arranged for my students over a period of 40 years of teaching, so they are on a variety of levels. It has been suggested that I label each with their level of difficulty. As of this time I have not. The level of difficulty is often a matter of personal opinion. If you like a particular tune, give it a try. If it is too difficult, save it for a later time in your musical career.  Enjoy the arrangements. Feel free to contact me with comments or requests. Also, feel free to report errors or broken links. I am retired now and will take the time to answer you.

Song Title Song Title
A Time For Us Addams Family Theme
Alice's Restaurant All I Have to Do is Dream
All the Things You Are Amazing Grace
Annie's Song Anything Goes
As Time Goes By Ashokan Farewell
Autumn Leaves Baby Elephant Walk
Besame Mucho Birth of the Blues
Black Orpheus Blue Moon
Blue Skies Bluesette
Bridal March Can You Read My Mind
Candy Man (The Candy Man Can) Canon in D
Charade Cheers (Theme Song)
Chim Chim Cheree Christmas Wish, The
Crazy Dances with Wolves
Danny Boy Day Tripper
Daydream (What a Day for a Daydream) Days of Wine and Roses
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Dream a Little Dream of Me
Early Morning Rain El Noi De La Mare
Emily Entertainer, The
Far Away Places Feelin' Groovy
Fever Flintstones Theme
A Foggy Day Four Strong Winds
Georgia on My Mind Georgy Girl
Girl From Ipanema, The Godfather - Speak Softly Love
Godfather II Theme Godfather Waltz
Goldfinger Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Greenfields Guantanamera
Halelujiah Happy Birthday
Happy Together Harbor Lights
Harlem Nocturne Heart and Soul
Hello Young Lovers Her Majesty
Here Comes the Sun Here, There and Everywhere
High and the Mighty Hi-Lili Hi-Lo
Honeysuckle Rose House of the Rising Sun
How Great Thou Art Hungarian Dance
I Am A Rock I Can't Help Falling in Love
If I Only Had A Brain If
Imagine In The Mood
It Had to be You Jesu (Joy)
Lawrence of Arabia Let it Be
Let's Do It Loney Bull, The
Love is Blue Love Me with All of Your Heart
Love Story Maleguena
A Man & A Woman Mash (Suicide is Painless)
Memory (from "Cats") Michelle
Mickey Mouse Club March Mission Imposible
Moonlight in Vermont Moon River
More (from "Mondo Cane") Morenita De Brazil
Moulin Rouge Theme (Where is Your Heart) Mr. Bojangles
Music to Watch Girls By My Cup Runneth Over
My Sweet Lady Never My Love
New York, New York Nowhere Man
Odd Couple Theme Old Cape Cod
Old Rugged Cross, The One Note Samba
Over the Rainbow Paper Moon
Peter Gunn Pink Panther
Podmoskovnie Puff, the Magic Dragon
Puttin' on the Ritz Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars
Rainbow Connection Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
Red Sails in the Sunset The Rose
Scarborough Fair Schindler's List
Send in the Clowns September Song
Shenandoah Skylark
Sleepwalk Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Softly as I Leave You Some Enchanted Evening
Something Somewhere My Love
Somewhere All in the Family Theme
St. James Infimary Star Spangled Banner
Stranger in Paradise Stranger on the Shore
The Stripper Sukiyaki
The Summer Knows A Summer Place
Summer Song Summertime
Sunrise, Sunset Sweet Hour of Prayer
The Sweetheart Tree Take 5
Tammy Tara's Theme
That Lucky Old Sun They Can't Take That Away From Me
Those Were the Days (My Friend) Till There Was You
Time in a Bottle Today
Try to Remember Unchained Melody
Vaya Con Dias Vincent
Washington Square The Water is Wide
Wayfaring Stranger What a Friend We Have in Jesus
What a Wonderful World When I'm 64
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling When You Wish Upon a Star
While My Guitar Gently Weeps Whistle While You Work
Windmills of Your Mind With a Little Help from My Friends
Yesterday You Belong to Me
Beyond the Sea Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans
Everybody's Talkin' I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Two For The Road The Way We Were

I have recorded myself playing some of my arrangements and have posted them on Youtube. I am new to Youtube, but plan to add more songs in the future.

This is me playing my arrangement of "Hallelujah"   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO2At_u8wg0

This is me playing my arrangement of "My Funny Valentine"   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFHOp9NrjeE