Great Family Songbook


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The Great Family Songbook
Collected by Dan Fox and Dick Weissman

A treasury of favorite folk songs, popular tunes, children's melodies, international songs, hymns, holiday jingles and more! Each song has complete lyrics with music arranged for both keyboard (easy for players of modest skills) and chord symbols for guitar. Right-hand strums (accompaniment patterns) are in the back of the book. Each song is introduced with a short history, including information on the writer and composer and the year it was created.

1. American Patriotic Songs
2. Western, Cowboy and Hoedown Songs
3. Children's Songs
4. Blues, Jazz and Ragtime
5. Film and Show Tunes
6. Barbershop and Sing-along Songs
7. Hymns, Gospel Songs and Spirituals
8. Christmas and Other Holiday Songs
9. American Folk Songs
10. International Folk Songs
Guitar Instructional Tips: How to Use This Book

A - B:
Aba Daba Honeymoon, Ach! Du Lieber Augustin, Adeste Fideles, After the Ball, Ah Vous Dirai-Je Maman, Ain't We Got Fun, Alexander's Ragtime Band,  Alice Blue Gown, All My Sins Been Taken Away, All My Trials, All the Pretty Little Horses, All through the Night, Alouette, Amazing Grace, America, America the Beautiful, Anchors Aweigh, As Time Goes By, Auld Lang Syne, Aura Lea, Band Played On, Banks of the Ohio, Barbara Allen, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Bicycle Built for Two, Bill Bailey, B-I-N-G-O, Black Is the Color, Blow the Man Down, Blowin' in the Wind, Blue-Tail Fly, Bottle of Wine, Brahm's Lullaby, Buffalo Gals, Buttermilk Hill, By the Light of the Silvery Moon

C - E: Caisson Song, Camptown Races, Careless Love, Carry Me Back to Old Virginny, Change Is Gonna Come, Clementine, Cockles and Mussels, La Cucaracha, Danny Boy, Deck the Hall, Dixie, Down by the Old Mill Stream, Down by the River Liv'd a Maiden, Down in the Valley, Down in the Willow Garden, Dreidel Song, Drunken Sailor, Eency Weency Spider, Erie Canal

F - H: Farmer Is the Man, First Noel, For Me and My Gal, Frankie and Johnny, Gimme That Old Time Religion, Git Along Little Dogies,  Give My Regards to Broadway, God Bless America, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good Night Ladies, Goodnight Irene, Greensleeves, Hava Nagilah, He's Got the Whole World in His Hands, Home on the Range, House of the Rising Sun, Hush Little Baby

I - L: I Know Where I'm Going, I'm Just Wild about Harry, I've Been Working on the Railroad, If You're Happy and You Know It, In the Bright Mohawk Valley, In the Good Old Summertime, It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo', It's a Long Way to Tipperary, Jacob's Ladder, Jesse James, Jingle Bells, John B. Sails, Joshua Fit the Battle, Joy to the World, Kum Ba Ya, Levee Song, Little Darlin' Pal of Mine, Loch Lomond, Londonderry Air, Lonesome Road, Look for the Silver Lining, Love Me Tender, Loveless Love

M - O: Marine's Hymn, Mary Anne, Materna, Meet Me in St. Louis, Michael Row the Boat Ashore, Molly Malone, Moonlight Bay, My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean, My Old Kentucky Home, My Wild Irish Rose, Noble Duke of York, Nobody Knows the Trouble I See, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Oh! Susanna, Oh Them Golden Slippers, Old Chisholm Trail, Old Folks at Home, Old MacDonald, On the Banks of the Old Mill Stream, On Top of Old Smokey, Over There

P - S: Paper Doll, Parsley Sage Rosemary and Thyme, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Pretty Baby, Pretty Polly, Put Your Arms around Me Honey, Red River Valley, Rock of Ages, Scarborough Fair, Shall We Gather at the River, She'll Be Comin' 'round the Mountain, Shenandoah, Shortnin' Bread, Silent Night, Simple Gifts, Skip to My Lou, Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah, St. Louis Blues, Star-Spangled Banner, Swanee, Sweet Adeline, Sweet Betsey from Pike, Swing Low Sweet Chariot

T - Z: Take Me Out to the Ball Game, This Land Is Your Land, This Little Light of Mine, This Old Man, Those Were the Days, Till We Meet Again, Tom Dooley, Turkey in the Straw, Twelve Days of Christman, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, We Gather Together, We Three Kings, What Child Is This?, Wheels on the Bus, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, When the Saints Go Marching In, When You Were Sweet Sixteen, Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Yankee Doodle, Yellow Rose of Texas, You Made Me Love You


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