Song List

Here is a “core” list of two dozen basic repertoire songs that most mountain dulcimer players know. New players can use this list as a starting point, and visitors from other clubs can see which songs we have in common.

To access the tablature, click on the song name to open the link; the tab will open as a pdf file in your browser. To download, hover your cursor in the upper-right-hand corner of the page and click the down arrow.

Many thanks to the clubs and associations that have provided the tablature for these public domain songs. We encourage you to visit their websites and support their programs:

Athens AL

Three Rivers WA

Colorado Dulcimer Festival

Western North Carolina Dulcimer Collective

Bellingham, WA

Connecticut Dulcimer

Dogwood (Gulf area)

Everything Dulcimer


Angeline the Baker

Bile the Cabbage with b part

Black Mountain Rag

Danny Boy

Farther Along

Fiddlin a Round

Give Me The Roses

Go Tell Aunt Rhodie in D

Going to Boston

I Cant Help Falling In Love With You (D)

ill Fly Away

In The Bleak Midwinter

Little Liza Jane

Mississippi Sawyer

New River Train

Old Joe Clark


Rosin the Beau

Scotland the Brave

Soldiers Joy


This Land

Water Is Wide

When the Saints Go Marching In

Where the Soul Never Dies

Wildwood Flower

Will the Circle Be Unbroken