Ay Del Chiquirritin

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Free Sheet Music, Lead Sheets | No Comments

A fun little Spanish Christmas carol about the “little guy” in the manger scene.

Auld Lang Syne

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Free Sheet Music, Lead Sheets | No Comments

Based on a poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and adapted to a traditional melody, this song pops up at the stroke of midnight on December 31st to bring in the New Year. Kudos to you if know more than just “Should auld acquaintance be forgot” by memory! Also, make sure you keep the sheet […]

Christmas is a’Coming!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Well, at least for those music teachers and choir directors who are preparing for winter concerts. I’ve got a ton of lead sheets for Holiday Music and I’ll start posting one a day ’til we get to December. Good luck keeping them out of your heads!

Wild Mountain Thyme

Posted by on Oct 22, 2016 in Free Sheet Music, Lead Sheets | No Comments

“Wild Mountain Thyme” (AKA “Purple Heather” or “Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go?“) is a folk song written by Francis McPeake. The lyrics and melody are a variant of the song “The Braes of Balquhither” by Scottish poet Robert Tannahill.

Wild Colonial Boy

Posted by on Oct 15, 2016 in Free Sheet Music, Lead Sheets | No Comments

A young Robin Hood-esque Irishman who heads to Australia to steal from the rich to feed the poor, only to be taken down by a shot to the heart by a band of troopers.

Whiskey in the Jar

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 in Free Sheet Music, Lead Sheets | No Comments

Drawn pistols, sword fights, stolen treasure, betrayal, revenge… It’s no wonder this song has repeatedly popped up in the charts over the years and is one of the most widely performed Irish pub songs these days.

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Free Sheet Music, Lead Sheets | No Comments

No description necessary if you’ve ever seen an Irish person in a good mood. I also believe this is the tune that the mother used to sing in the song Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral.