Peter Paul And Mary Songs
On The Acoustic

Welcome to my Peter Paul And Mary songs page where I demonstrate how to play several greatest hits by Peter Paul And Mary.

There are also free .pdf chord and lyrics sheets available for download, rhythm tips and more. And I'll be using Peter Paul And Mary album covers images so you know the source of each song.


Peter Paul And Mary Songs
Chords, Demos & Pdfs

1. If I Had A Hammer

If I Had A Hammer was a song written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays back in 1949 as a progressive protest song.

It was first recorded by The Weavers. In 1962 Peter Paul and Mary released their version which reached #2. Trini Lopez took it to #3 in 1963.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = a steady down up down up shuffle
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, Bm, C, D, Em
Chords & Lyrics

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2. The Wedding Song

The Wedding Song was written by Paul Stookey for his former band members wedding Peter Yarrow and was released as a single in 1971. The song reached #24 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The track can be found on Stookeys 1971 album "Paul And".

Petula Clark, Captain and Tennille, Mary MacGregor and others have covered the song over the years.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root up down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No just a few riffs
  • Chords: D, E7, G, A/Db, Bm, A7sus, A7
Chords & Lyrics

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