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Easy Harmonica Songs You Can Learn Fast, Part 3 - Kids Songs | Beginner Lesson, Tab & Demos


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Hello! In today's harmonica lesson we'll be learning some easy children's songs for beginner harmonica players. The video covers the first three songs; tabs and demos for all 11 songs can be found below. Grab a C harp to play along!


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The song is tabbed out for diatonic harmonica (in any key). The symbols I use are pretty basic - positive numbers are blow, negative numbers are draw.


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Mary Had a Little Lamb - tabs and demo:


5 -4 4 -4 5 5 5

Mary had a little lamb


-4 -4 -4

Little lamb


5 6 6

Little lamb


5 -4 4 -4 5 5 5

Mary had a little lamb


5 -4 -4 5 -4 4

Whose fleece was white as snow


Row Row Row Your Boat - tabs and demo:


4 4 4 -4 5 Row, row, row your boat 5 -4 5 -5 6 Gently down the stream 7 7 7 6 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 Me-rr-ily, me-rr-ily, me-rr-ily, me-rr-ily 6 -5 5 -4 4 Life is but a dream


Humpty Dumpty - tabs and demo


5 6 -5 -6 6 -6 -7 7 Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

5 6 -5 -6 6 5 4 -4 Humpty Dumpty had a great fall 5 5 6 -5 -5 -6 6 -6 -7 7 All the king's horses and all the king's men 8 8 7 -9 -9 8 -8 7 -7 7 Couldn't put Humpty together again


Alouette - tabs and demo:


4 -4 5 5


-4 4 -4 5 4 3


4 -4 5 5


-4 4 -4 5 4


London Bridge is Falling Down - tabs and demo:


6 -6 6 -5 5 -5 6

London Bridge is falling down


-4 5 -5

Falling down


5 -5 6

Falling down


6 -6 6 -5 5 -5 6

London Bridge is falling down


-4 6 5 4

My fair lady


Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - tabs and demo:


4 4 6 6 -6 -6 6

Twinkle, twinkle, little star -5 -5 5 5 -4 -4 4

How I wonder what you are 6 6 -5 -5 5 5 -4

Up above the world so high 6 6 -5 -5 5 5 -4

Like a diamond in the sky 4 4 6 6 -6 -6 6

Twinkle, twinkle little star -5 -5 5 5 -4 -4 4

How I wonder what you are


You Are My Sunshine - tabs and demo:


4 4 -4 5 5

You are my sunshine

5 -4 5 4 4

My only sunshine

4 -4 5 -5 -6

You make me happy

-6 6 -5 5

When skies are grey

4 -4 5 -5 -6 You'll never know dear

-6 6 -5 5 4

How much I love you

4 -4 5 -5 -4 -4 5 4 Please don't take my sunshine away


This Old Man - tabs and demo:


6 5 6 6 5 6 This old man, he played ONE -6 6 -5 5 -4 5 -5 He played knick-knack on my THUMB 5 -5 6 4 4 4 4 With a knick-knack, paddywhack 4 -4 5 -5 6 Give a dog a bone 6 -4 -4 -5 5 -4 4 This old man came rolling home


On Top of Old Smokey - tabs and demo:


4 4 5 6 7 -6

On top of old Smokey

-6 -5 6 -6 6

All covered with snow

4 4 5 6 6 -4

I lost my true lover

5 -5 -5 5 -4 4

From (a-)courting too slow


Hot Cross Buns - tabs and demo:


4 3 4 4 3 4

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! 6 -5 5 -4 4 -4 5 -5

One a penny, two a penny

6 3 4 Hot cross buns!

4 -4 5 -5 6 6 If you have no daughters

6 -5 5 -4 4 Give them to your sons 6 -5 5 -4 4 -4 5 -5

One a penny, two a penny

6 3 4 Hot cross buns!


Camptown Races - tabs and demo:


6 6 5 6 -6 6 5 5 -4 5 -4

Camptown ladies sing this song, doo-dah doo-dah

6 6 5 6 -6 6 5 -4 -5 5 -4 4 Camptown race track's five miles long, oh dee doo-dah day

5 6 6 5 6 6 -6 6 5 5 -4 5 -4

I came down there with my hat caved in, doo-dah doo-dah

6 6 6 5 6 6 -6 -6 6 6 5 -4 -5 5 -4 4 I’ll go back home with my pocket full of tin, oh dee doo-dah day



4 4 5 6 7 -6 -6 7 -6 6 Goin' to run all night, goin' to run all day

5 6 6 5 5 6 6 -6 6 5 I’ll bet my money on the bobtail nag

-4 -5 -5 5 -4 -4 4

Somebody bet on the bay


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