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10 Easy Popular Songs To Play On Piano (with free tutorials)

As a beginner Piano player, it’s important to learn songs and tunes that you know, to connect with music by enjoying playing something recognisable, and that others know also! Here is a very eclectic selection of ten easy popular songs/tunes to get your fingers moving, so hopefully there is something for everyone. Some are accompaniment-based, and some are melody-driven arrangements. Happy playing!

  1. Drunken Sailor – Sea Shanty
How to play Drunken Sailor on Piano

2. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

How to play Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers on Piano

3. Gangsters Paradise – Coolio ft. L.V

How to play Gangster’s Paradise by Coolio ft. L.V on Piano

4. Heart and Soul (duet)

How to play Heart and Soul on Piano

5. Viva La Vida – Coldplay

How to play Viva La Vida by Coldplay on Piano

6. Happy Birthday

How to play Happy Birthday on Piano

7. We Found Love – Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris

How to play We Found Love by Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris

8. STILL DRE – Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg

How to play STILL DRE by Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg on Piano

9. One Last Time – Ariana Grande

How to play One Last Time by Ariana Grande on Piano

10. Ode To Joy – Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

How to play Ode To Joy by Beethoven on Piano