Alright folks, this time let’s try to get the melody to Rambles of Spring down. Remember that you only need to look for the simple melody on the first two frets.  This time instead of me giving you the string numbers, try to work it out for yourself. Take your time and have fun!!!

Rambles of Spring – Simple Melody MP3 [Download]


There’s a [G]piercing wintry breeze

blowin’ [C]through the buddin’ [G]trees

as I button up my coat to keep me [D7]warm

and the [G]days are on the mend, and I’m [C]on the road [G]again

with me fiddle snuggled [D7]close beneath me [G]arm.


I’ve a [G]fine felt hat, and a [C]strong pair of [G]brogues

I’ve got rosin in my pocket for my [D7]bow

and my [G]fiddle strings are new, and I’ve [C]learned a tune or [G]two

so I’m well prepared to [D7]ramble and must [G]go

I’m as happy as a king, when I catch a breath of Spring
and the grass is turning green as winter ends
And the geese are on the wing and the thrushes start to sing
and I’m heading down the road to meet my friends

I have friends in every town as I ramble up and down
Making music at the markets and the fairs
To the dumphy’s and the creels and the farmers making deals
And the yellow headed tinkers selling wares.

Here’s a health to one and all, to you big and to you small
to rich and poor alike and foe and friend
until we return again may your foe be turned to friend
and may peace and joy be with you until then