Baa Baa Black Sheep – Traditional

The earliest surviving edition of this beloved children’s song dates back to the early 18th century, and today it is known throughout the western world. View the full text of this entry by clicking the “Read More” link below for the formatted canjo tab…

American Canjo Company

Arrangement courtesy of C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply, intended for playing on American Canjo Company™ brand one-string canjos with dulcimer-style fretting, with fret numberings as shown below. The open unfretted string is notated as “0″.

Canjo Diagram

Baa Baa Black Sheep (Version 1 – Low)

Same tune as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

0   0   4     4      5    5   5 5 4     
Baa Baa black sheep, have you any wool?
3   3    2   2    1     1    0
Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full.
4   4   4   3  3    2   2   2   1
One for the master, one for the dame,
4   4   4   3  3   3   3   2     2    2   1
One for the little boy who lives down the lane.
0   0   4     4      5    5   5 5 4     
Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool?
3   3    2   2    1     1    0
Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full.

Baa Baa Black Sheep (Version 2 – High)

3   3   8     8      9    9   9 9 8     
Baa Baa black sheep, have you any wool?
6   6    5   5    4    4     3
Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full.
8   8   8   6  6    5   5   5   4
One for the master, one for the dame,
8   8   8   6  6   6   6   5     5    5   4
One for the little boy who lives down the lane.
3   3   8     8      9    9   9 9 8     
Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool?
6   6    5   5    4    4     3
Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full.

To learn more about this beloved children’s song, check out this Wikipedia article.

Arrangement by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply
Copyright 2014 by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

Mary Had a Little Lamb – Traditional

This well-known children’s song got its start as a poem written in 1830, which was inspired by a true event. View the full text of this entry by clicking the “Read More” link below for the formatted canjo tab…

American Canjo Company

Arrangement courtesy of C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply, intended for playing on American Canjo Company™ brand one-string canjos with dulcimer-style fretting, with fret numberings as shown below. The open unfretted string is notated as “0″.

Canjo Diagram

Mary Had a Little Lamb (Version 1 – Low)

2 1  0   1 2  2   2     1  1   1     2  4   4
Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb.
2 1  0   1 2  2   2    2     1      1   2     1  0
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.

Mary Had a Little Lamb (Version 2 – High)

5 4  3   4 5  5   5     4   4  4     5  8   8
Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb.
5 4  3   4 5  5   5    5     4      4   5    4   3
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.

To learn more about this beloved children’s song, check out this Wikipedia article.

Arrangement by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply
Copyright 2014 by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply