In this tutorial, I will show you how to play My Funny Valentine on Piano. In this lesson, I will show you an easy-but-awesome version that will be great to sing and play.
You’ll even get a free download, which you can get here.
First I’ll take you through the chords, then I’ll show you a great accompaniment strategy which isn’t too hard to sing along to.
About My Funny Valentine
My Funny Valentine was written by the legendary songwriting team of Rodgers and Hart. Richard Rodgers was a lifelong New Yorker who wrote the music for Broadway Musicals. He won a Pulitzer for his masterpiece Oklahoma! in 1944. Lorenz Hart was a lyricist who wrote the majority of his work in partnership with Richard Rodgers.
My Funny Valentine was written for the 1936 musical Babes in Arms. The movie version featured a 17-year-old Judy Garland a 19-year-old Mikey Rooney in the lead roles.
Don’t forget the free download for this lesson, which you can get here.
Want to try a trickier version? Check out the jazz piano version of the My Funny Valentine tutorial.