Sample Melodies

Listen to the melody of familiar tunes.

Note: Except where indicated as public domain, all tunes are for reference only, and cannot be reproduced, copied, or used for any commercial purposes.

Are you sleeping? Click here
Actual name "Frère Jacque" Author unknown, 1811 (public domain)

B-I-N-G-O Click here
Alice Bertha Gomme, 1894 (public domain)

Beverly Hillbillies Theme Click here
Actual name "The Ballad of Jed Clampett" by Paul Henning, 1962

Bicycle Built for Two Click here
Actual name "Daisy Bell" by Harry Dacre 1892 (public domain); Chorus begins after 50 seconds

Deck the Halls Click here
Author unknown, 1700's; (public domain)

Do-Re-Mi Click here
Rodgers and Hammerstein, 1959; Chorus begins after 32 seconds

Farmer in the Dell Click here
Similar to "A hunting we will go" Author unknown 1826-1883 (public domain)

Father Abraham Click here
Author and date unknown

Frère Jacque Click here
Also known as "Are You Sleeping" Author unknown, 1811 (public domain)

Flipper Theme Song Click here
Original melody "La Romance de Paris" composer Henry Vars, date unknown; Chorus begins after 22 seconds

Hail, Hail the Gang's All Here
Arthur Sullivan 1917 (public domain); sample unavailable at this time

He is Lord Cick here
Author unkown 1950's (public domain)

I'm a Little Teapot
Click here
Actual name "The Teapot Song" by George Harry Sanders, 1939

I'm In the Lord's Army Click here
Actual melody "The Old Grey Mare" Author unknown 1917 (public domain)

I Surrender All Click here
Judson W. Van DeVenter, 1896 (public domain)

Itsy Bitsy Spider Click here
Also known as "Incy Wincy Spider" Author and date unknown

Jesus Loves Me Click here
Anna Bartlett Warner,1860 (public domain)

Jingle Bells Click here
James Pierpont, 1857 (public domain)

London Bridge is Falling Down Click here
Author unknown, 1700's (public domain)

Mary Had a Little Lamb Click here
Sarah Josepha Hale, 1866 (public domain)

Mulberry Bush, The Click here
Author unknown, 1765 (public domain); Chorus begins after 4 seconds

Nothing But the Blood of Jesus Click here
Robert Lowry, 1876 (public domain)

Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? Click here
Septimus Winner, 1864 (public domain)

Oh Be Careful Little Eyes Click here
Author unknown (public domain)

The Old Grey Mare Click here
Author unknown 1917 (public domain)

Old MacDonald Had a Farm Click here
Author unknown, 1706 (public domain)

Olympic Entrance Theme Click here
John Williams, 1984 for more information Click here

Paw Paw Patch, The Click here
Author unknown, 1916 (public domain) Chorus only

Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow Click here
Christian Doxology from the final verse of "Awake, My Soul, and With the Sun" Thomas Ken, composed by Louis Bourgeois, 1674 (public domain)

Row, Row, Row Your Boat Click here
Credited Author Eliphalet Oram Lyte, 1881 (public domain)

Seventy Six Trombones Click here
Meredith Willson, 1957; Melody begins after 30 seconds

Ten Little Indians Click here
Actual melody from "Michael Finnegan" Thomas Wood, 1927 (public domain)

The Ants go Marching Click here
Actual melody from "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" Louis Lambert, 1863 (public domain)

This Little Light of Mine Click here
Harry D. Loes 1920 (public domain)

This Old Man Click here
Anne Gilcrest 1937 (un-verrified)

Three Blind Mice Click here
Thomas Ravenscroft,1609 (public domain)

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Click here
1765 (public domain)

Up On The Housetop Click here
Benjamin Hanby 1864 (public domain)

US Olympic Theme Song Click here
Actual Name "Bugler's Dream" Leo Arnaud, 1958