Songbook Keyboard: You Are My Sunshine

Sample Resources   Songbook Keyboard: You Are My Sunshine

About this sample resource

This sample resource is part of the LearnToPlay Songbook – a regularly updated songbook containing video playalongs of popular songs designed to provide authentic learning and performance opportunities.  Available for guitar, ukulele, keyboard and tuned percussion.

In this Songbook resource for keyboard f you will learn how to:

  • Play You Are My Sunshine
  • Follow the Songbook Keyboard video (using the chords C, G and F)
  • Using your instrument, rehearse and perform individually or as a whole class ensemble
  • Play rhythms patterns whilst following the video

You will need to:

  • Make sure you are familiar with the chords used in this resource

You Are My Sunshine – Chord Recap


Songbook Keyboard: You Are My Sunshine

You Are My Sunshine - Full Track

  • The video contains keyboard cues with lyrics that change with the song and suggested rhythms in a box using 1+2+3+4 notation throughout the song.
  • Follow your lines and play along with the song using the backing track to help keep in time.

You Are My Sunshine - Instrumental

  • The video contains keyboard cues with lyrics that change with the song and suggested rhythms in a box using 1+2+3+4 notation throughout the song.
  • Follow your lines and play along with the song using the backing track to help keep in time.
  • You may decide to perform the vocal parts alongside the instrumental parts.

Key Learning and Vocabulary - Overview

Check your musical understanding of the following:

  • How to play You Are My Sunshine using the chords of C, G and F
  • Rhythm patterns using crotchets & quavers