Irish Song Book

Irish Song Book by Colin R Tribe

This collection of 15 well loved Irish melodies is a graded set of pieces for all guitarists from the absolute beginner, who has just bought their first instrument, to the accomplished player with several years experience.

Each piece has been carefully arranged so that it can be played in either Plectrum or Finger Style. I hope that this will encourage the exploration of the different techniques involved. Chords are also incorporated into the solo performances to help some Classical players overcome a tendency to avoid the enjoyable freedom that rhythm playing can afford.


  • When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Grade A)
  • Never Wed an Old Man (Grade A)
  • Cockles and Mussels (Grade C)
  • The Wild Rover (Grade C)
  • Weile Weile (Grade 1)
  • I Know Where I’m Going (Grade 1)
  • Two Jigs – The Irish Washerwoman – Monaghan (Grade 4)
  • The Rose ofTralee(Grade 2)
  • Whiskey in the Jar (Grade 2)
  • Forty shades of Green (Grade 3)
  • I’ll take you Home again Kathleen (Grade 3)
  • Spinning Wheel (Grade 5)
  • The Black Velvet Band (Grade 6)
  • The Mountains of Mourne (Grade 7)
  • Fantasia on TheLondonderryAir (Danny Boy) (Grade 8)

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