America's All-Time Favorite Songs


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America's All-Time Favorite Songs
Compiled and Edited by Amy Appleby  
Arranged by Jerald Stone
Comb-bound Book 
398 pages

Over 200 best-loved songs in one volume, illustrated with hundreds of woodcuts, engravings, and drawings. The book is divided into chapters of related songs. Each song includes acomplete piano arrangement with lyrics and chord symbols; informative notes on each song are given at the end of the book.

Contents: Foreword; Introduction.

Colony Times & British Roots: In Good Old Colony Times, Yankee Doodle, Froggy Went A-Courtin', Greensleeves, Barb'ra Allen, Chester, Danny Boy, Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair, Comin' Thro' the Rye, Stewball, The Foggy Foggy Dew,Sweet Molly Malone, Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes.

On the Wild Frontier: Home on the Range, Sweet Betsy from Pike, I Ride an Old Paint, I've Been Working on the Railroad, John Henry, The Streets of Laredo, Jesse James, The Banks of the Ohio, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Drill Ye Tarriers Drill, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, Casey Jones.

Way Down South: Dixie, Old Folks at Home, The Blue Tail Fly, Carry Me Back to Old Virginny, Turkey in the Straw, Oh Susanna, I Want to Be in Dixie, Cindy, The Camptown Races, Kentucky Babe, Listen to the Mockingbird, My Old Kentucky Home, Whenthe Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam'.

From the Mountains & Valleys: She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, Cripple Creek, On Top of Old Smoky, Sourwood Mountain, Clementine, Down in the Valley, Cumberland Gap, Springfield Mountain, Red River Valley, Colorado Trail, Big Rock Candy Mountain.

Battle Songs & Sea Shanties: When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Blow the Man Down, You're in the Army Now, Rally Round the Flag, Shenandoah, Sailing Sailing, Tenting Tonight, The Erie Canal, Just Before the Battle Mother, The Eddystone Light, Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier.

Hymns & Spirituals: Amazing Grace, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Rock-a My Soul, A Mighty Fortress Is Our God, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, This Train, Wondrous Love, Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen, Old Hundredth (Doxology), Poor Wayfaring Stranger, He's Got the Whole World in His Hands.

Patriotic Anthems: America the Beautiful, Anchors Aweigh, You're a Grand Old Flag, The Marine's Hymn, The Star-Spangled Banner, The Caissons Go Rolling Along, Columbia the Gem of the Ocean, Hail to the Chief, The Battle Hymn of the Republic, America (My Country 'Tis of Thee).

Good Old Fashioned School Days: School Days, Hail Hail the Gang's All Here, Bright College Years, Goodnight Ladies, Whiffenpoof Song, Gaudeamus Igitur, For He's a Jolly Good Fellow, There Is a Tavern in the Town, The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi.

Home for the Holidays: Home Sweet Home, Over the River & Through the Woods, Prayer of Thanksgiving, Joy to the World, Havah Nagilah, Silent Night, Jingle Bells, The First Noel, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Hanukkah Song, Auld Lang Syne.

Songs of the Heart: Love's Old Sweet Song, Long Long Ago, Beautiful Dreamer, Aura Lee, I Love You Truly, I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, The Riddle Song, Annie Laurie, Silver Threads Among the Gold, A Boy's Best Friend Is His Mother, After the Ball.

Novelties & Memories: Daisy Bell, The Daring Young Man, Sippin' Cider Through a Straw, Under the Bamboo Tree, Take Me Out to the Ball Game, The Band Played On, Grandfather's Clock, Hello Ma Baby, The Teddy Bears' Picnic, There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight.

Tin Pan Alley - The Popular Song Comes of Age: Moonlight Bay, Sweet Adeline, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree, Goodbye My Lady Love, Peg o' My Heart, Dark Eyes, Shine On Harvest Moon, I Want a Girl Just Like the Girl that Married Dear Old Dad, In the Good Old Summertime.

Ragtime & the Birth of the Blues: Good Morning Blues, The Maple Leaf Rag, Frankie & Johnny, A Man Without a Woman, The Memphis Blues, St. James Infirmary, Ragtime Cowboy Joe, Careless Love, Corinna Corinna, The Entertainer, St. Louis Blues.

Jazz & Swing Standards: You Made Me Love You, Ballin' the Jack, A-Tisket A-Tasket, Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home, Some of These Days, Ciribiribin, Melancholy Baby, Play a Simple Melody, Glow Worm, Every Little Movement, When the Saints Go Marching In, Little Brown Jug.

The Broadway Stage & the Silver Screen: Give My Regards to Broadway, Meet Me in St. Louis Louis, The Bowery, The Man that Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo, Alexander's Ragtime Band, I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now, The Yankee Doodle Boy, The Sidewalks of New York, Oh You Beautiful Doll, I Don't Care, 45 Minutes From Broadway.

Classic Favorites: Bridal Chorus (from Lohengrin), Toyland, Cradle Song (Brahm's Lullaby), La Donna E Mobile, I Am the Monarch of the Sea, Funeral March of the Marionette, A Wand'ring Minstrel, Ave Maria, I'm Falling in Love with Someone, Pomp & Circumstance.

The Freedom Movement: Oh Freedom, Keep Your Eyes on the Prize, Down by the Riverside, We Shall Overcome, Go Down Moses, The Cruel War, I'm on My Way to Freedom Land, Woke Up This Morning, Kumbaya.

Rock & Pop Revival: Scarborough Fair, House of the Rising Sun, Morning Has Broken, Sloop John B, Tom Dooley, Wabash Cannonball, I'm Henry the 8th I Am, Midnight Special, La Bamba, Wimoweh, C.C. Rider, Michael Row the Boat Ashore.

Notes on the Songs; Index.


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