If you are somebody that loves classic songs that will live on forever then the twelve songs below will be perfect for you: –
1. Let it Be, by The Beatles. This classic traditional song is perfect for any beginner, and even played in a beginner’s style it sounds full and could be performed to a captive audience. The chords so you can sing along and play in accompaniment style are C, G A Minor and F.
2. Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison. This is one the best known ‘Sing a-long’ piano songs, and will have everybody joining in at a party. The chords in this song to sing along to are G Major C Major D Major and E Minor.
3. Use somebody by famous rockers Kings of Leon. This classic modern day song has very powerful sound to it but at the same time it uses the simplest of structures. The chords in this song are C, E Minor, F, D and F sharp Minor.
4. Country Roads by John Denver. If you love a bit of country and western then this song will be right up your street. It’s a well loved song by many people, and is one of the most modern recognise country songs ever written. The chords in this song are
5. Imagine by John Lennon. This is possibly his finest work, and is a fabulous song to play on piano. This like the Kings of Leon song uses simple but powerful chords, is easy to pick up and has influenced many artists across the world. The chords in this song are C, A Minor, D Minor, E Minor, F, E and D.
6. Hound Dog by Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley is the king of pop and this song is a perfect choice to get the party started! It is written in a simple 12 bar blues, and the chords used are C Major F Major and G Major.
7. Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley. This is Elvis Presley’s signature song, and a classic hit with young and old. It’s been covered by a couple of artists, and never tires. It has a beautiful middle section that changes time signature to add that extra special feeling. The chords in this song are G Major, F Major, C Major, D Major, E minor and B Minor.
8. Candle in the wind by Elton John. This is one of the biggest hits of all time and when it was re-released for memory of Princess Diana it became even bigger. No pianist’s repertoire would be complete without an Elton John song in it. The chords in this song are F Major, C Major, Bb Major and D Minor.
9. Summer of 69 by Bryan Adams. This classic rock song is one of the most loved records out there, and is loved by audiences across the world. It’s also a great song to perform in a rock band, and is played by many rock cover groups. The chords in this song are D Major, A Major, G Major, C Major F Major, Bb Major, and B Minor.
10. American Pie by Don Mclean. This is one the best ‘sing a-long’ songs of all time. It can be adapted onto piano guitar or any instrument of your choice and is a must to learn on piano. The chords in this song are C Major, g Major, D Major, E Major, A Major and A Minor.
11. Always by Bon Jovi. This is one of the best loved rock songs, and has been played at many weddings as a first dance song. The chords in this song are E Major, A Major, B Major, G Major, D Major, C Sharp Minor and F Sharp Minor.
12. Don’t let the sun go down on me by Elton John. This is another classic song by singer songwriter legend Elton John. It has a beautiful arrangement and suits piano perfectly. The chords in this song are C Major, D Major, F Major, G Major, B Major, Bb Major, A Minor and D Minor.