“Bingo Song”, also known as “There Was a Farmer Had a Dog”, is an English language children’s song whose origin is unknown. It is often registered as an American country folk song. The song has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 589.
On this page you can find Guitar Chords and Tabs followed by an Easy Guitar Sheet Music with notes and tablature. See also our Printable PDF file for free download.
Guitar Chords and Tabs
“Bingo Song” is an easy 4-chord song in a major key. We suggest the key of D major, as all four chords D, G, A and Em are essential for beginners.
The melody range is a 7th from A4 to G5 (see on the Music Sheet following), which we find suitable for most children’s voice pitch. Nevertheless, you could use a capo to transpose to Eb, E, F, or F# major by placing it respectively on fret I, II, III, or IV.
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Easy Guitar Sheet Music with Notes, Chords & Tablature
This is a simple transcription for guitar with recommended fingering. As much as the song is great for singing with kids, it is also an ideal piece for guitar beginners. Actually one can play it within the first couple of weeks of guitar lessons!
As for the left hand, you can practice the notes on the 1st position and up to the 3rd fret with fingers 1, 2 and 3. Don’t forget the F sharp (1st string, 2nd fret) and the C sharp (2nd string, 2nd fret)!
The piece is good for right hand mobility and control, as one can practice the apoyando technique with i-m. On the same time you can exercise control and flexibility of the thumb (p).
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Free Printable PDF with Guitar Chords, Tabs and Sheet Music
If you’d like to download a printable PDF file with Guitar Chords, Tabs and Sheet Music with notes and tablature for this song, click on the button above or on the following link.
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