Kum Ba Yah is a familiar church & camp song - give this easy & pretty music to your students! Several versions for piano, three keys for guitar, and lead sheets in six keys.
This is a very simple piano arrangement of Kum Ba Yah, with plain basic piano chords and inversions. It's good practice for using these basic and necessary chords. If your student can play the easy version of Lavender's Blue hands together, she can play this too:
For guitar players, this is a great beginner song. Except for the "F" chord in the key of C, all chords used in these three arrangements are EASY. Plus, the song is slow enough that beginning finger-pickers can get some practice, for the sake of variety from verse to verse.
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