“ABC Song (The Alphabet Song)” is one of the most popular rhymes and kids songs to help young ones learn the English alphabet. It is based on the French melody “Ah! vous dirai-je, Maman”, which has become popular as “Twinkle, twinkle little star”.
On this page you can find Guitar Chords and Tabs followed by an Easy Guitar Sheet Music. See also our Printable PDF file for free download.
Guitar Chords and Tabs
“ABC Song (The Alphabet Song)” is an easy 3-chord song in a major key. We suggest the key of C major. To play the tune in C one must be familiarised with the full “barré” technique, as the F Chord is present in every line. The remaining two C and G chords are essential for beginners.
The melody range that results when singing in the key of C is a 6th from C5 to A5 (see on the Music Sheet following) and is well suited to most children’s voice pitch. Nevertheless, you could use a capo to transpose to C#, D, Eb, or E major by placing it respectively on fret I, II, III, or IV.
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Easy Guitar Sheet Music with Chords
Following you will see a simple transcription for guitar with a bass line added and recommended fingering. This is truly a melody that anyone can play within the first couple of weeks of guitar lessons!
Regarding the left hand, you can practice the notes on the 1st position and up to the 5th fret, while using all 4 fingers. Try to play the bass notes with their accurate duration by holding your fingers tightly on the frets. The melody line is played on the first two strings (E and B).
As for the right hand, the piece is also a good exercise for “apoyando” i-m while the thumb moves on all the bass strings.
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Free Printable PDF with Guitar Chords, Tabs and Sheet Music
You can download for free a printable PDF file with Guitar Chords, Tabs and Sheet Music for this song. To do so, click on the button above or on the following link.
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