19 Easy Piano Songs and How to Play Them

Here are 19 easy piano songs that will improve and develop your piano keyboard skills. To learn the songs quicker it helps to use a visual & audio aid (youtube). I have spent hours learning and researching simple yet impressive songs so that you don't have to. I have listed each song in order of difficulty so that you can jump in at any level depending on how developed your piano skills are. Top tip - Use the playback speed feature in youtube to increase or decrease the pace to align with your confidence .

Here are the 19 easy piano songs

Easy Piano Songs

#1- Twinkle Twinkle
#2- Happy Birthday
#3- Jingle Bells
#4- Baby Shark
#5- Hallelujah
#6- Amazing Grace
#7- Wellerman Sea Shanty
#8- Chopsticks
#9- Moonlight Sonata
#10- Let It Go-Frozen
#11- Fur Elise-Beethoven
#12- Let It Be-The Beatles
#13- Clocks-Coldplay
#14- Rhythm is a Dancer
#15- The Addams Family
#16- Faded- Alan Walker
#17- Lean On Me-Bill Withers
#18- Fur Elise
#19- Mr Brightside-Killers

Keep reading to learn how to play each of these easy piano songs.

#1 – Twinkle Twinkle

This is one of the first easy piano songs that many beginners learn and this is due to its simplicity. Everyone is familiar with how it should sound so any wrong notes can be corrected when practicing.

Difficulty Rating – 1/10

#2 – Happy Birthday

Again a beginners favourite due to being one of the most popular songs worldwide.

Difficulty Rating – 1/10

Top Tip- Try playing this with one or two hands to see what is most comfortable.

#3 – Jingle Bells

A classic festive song that family and friends can sing along to.

Difficulty Rating – 1/10

Once you master this with your right hand try adding in some left hand bass notes to increase the difficulty.

#4- Baby Shark

A favorite for younger kids as they will instantly recognize this riff and a very easy piano song to learn.

Difficulty Rating – 1/10

#5- Hallelujah

A simple version of a very moving song which will impress others

Difficulty Rating – 2/10

#6- Amazing Grace

A hymn that dates back to the 1700s and is recognizable to almost every American

Difficulty Rating – 2/10

#7- Wellerman Sea Shanty

A sea shanty from the 1800s which has recently become popular through tik-tok videos. This is sure to impress your friend especially if you can sing along at the same time. Of all the easy piano songs listed this is the first to introduce the left hand in to the melody.

Difficulty Rating – 2/10

#8- Chopsticks

Written in 1877 this is simple and widely known waltz for the piano . This song will impress your friends and family alike especially the non piano players.

Difficulty Rating – 3/10

#9- Moonlight Sonata

Created by Beethoven in 1801 this is great way to introduce arpeggios (broken chords) in to your repertoire.

Difficulty Rating – 3/10

#10- Let It Go-Frozen

A family favorite and the kids will be singing along in no time.

Difficulty Rating – 4/10

#11- Fur Elise-Beethoven

A firm favorite with piano teachers around the world. This piece introduces the left hand and increases the activity within a melodic right hand.

Difficulty Rating – 4/10

#12- Let It Be-The Beatles

One of their most famous songs sounds great played on the piano

Difficulty Rating – 4/10

#13- Clocks-Coldplay

One of Coldplay’s most memorable intro riffs which is sure to prick the ears up of any fans that are listening in. It also sounds much more complicated than it is so a real bonus for learning this.

Difficulty Rating – 4/10

#14- Rhythm is a Dancer

A popular 90s dance track that topped most of europes charts and made it in to the tope 5 in the billboard 100. Once you master the rhythms this is sure will impress even those that have never heard the song before.

Difficulty Rating – 4/10

Fun fact is that the main riff in this song actually comes from a 1980s.track by Newcleus  called “Automan​”.

#15- The Addams Family

A spooky halloween track to impress the trick or treaters,

Difficulty Rating – 4/10

Don’t forget to add the finger snaps to improve this piece

#16- Faded-Alan Walker

A dance track released in 2015 that uck in your head due to its catchy melody.

Difficulty Rating – 4/10

#17- Lean On Me-Bill Withers

Written by the American singer-songwriter Bill Withers. Released in April 1972 this only one of a few hits to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with versions recorded by different artists.

Difficulty Rating – 5/10

#18- Fur Elise

One of Beethoven’s most popular compositions. This will impress others. The first section is simple but the middle section will test your finger speed and muscle memory.

Difficulty Rating – 6/10

#19- Mr Brightside-Killers

A real crowd favorite by The Killers who originate from Las Vegas. If you are struggling to master this try learning the base riff and singing/humming the melody over the top. Depending on your skill level this may not be deemed as one of the easy piano songs but it is something to aspire too.

Difficulty Rating – 6/10

What to do next?

If you have mastered these easy piano songs, why not try some harder more impressive songs or learn about the benefits of playing piano

James Lucas

James Lucas

I am James Lucas (JLuc) the founder of this website and I have been playing the piano since the age of 5. Throughout my life I have enjoyed playing piano formally but more so just for the love of music and putting smiles on faces. I created this website to share my expert knowledge and to provide the best info possible but also in hope to inspire the next generation of Musicians.

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