Posted on November 14, 2016
Rise Up Singing
Words, Chords and Sources to 1200 Songs
Edited by Peter Blood & Annie Patterson
Group singing songbook contains the words and guitar chords arranged in a compact, easy-to-use format. No melody line is given except with most of the rounds. Includes "Folk Revival" favorites, contemporary folk songs,Broadway show tunes, Beatles' songs, Motown hits, hymns/ spirituals/ gospel standards, songs about peace, freedom, labor, environment, ballads, cowboy songs, chanteys, blues and more. Fully indexed; cross-listing notes are also given at the end of many of the chapters.
America (life, culture and history in the USA):
America the Beautiful, The Battle of New Orleans, Be Prepared, Camptown Races, Geronimo's Cadillac, Little Boxes, Mercedes-Benz, My Land Is a Good Land, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Now That the Buffalo's Gone, The Power and the Glory, Puttin' on the Style, Something to Sing About, Spoon River, Stewball, TV Song, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Tennessee Stud, Tenting Tonight, This Land Is Your Land, What Did You Learn in School Today, Your Flag Decal Won't Get You into Heaven.
Ballads & Old Songs (traditional songs and carols of the British Isles):
Arthur McBride, Barbara Allen, Black Is the Color, Blow the Candles Out, Brennan on the Moor, Brom of the Cowdenknowes, The Cherry Tree Carol, A Child This Day, Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies, The Coventry Carol, The Cutty Wren, Geordie, The Great Silkie, Mary Hamilton, Masters in This Hall, Pretty Peggy-O, Rosebud in June (Sheep Shearing Song), The 7 Joys of Mary, Star of the County Down, Sussex Mummers Carol, Thyme, The Water Is Wide (Waly Waly), Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot, Willie of Winsbury, Wraggle-Taggle Gypsies.
City (trials and joys of urban life):
Bottle of Wine, Bourgeois Blues, Heaven Help Us All, Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight, I Live in a City, Kansas City, MTA Song, Morning Morgantown, Moscow Nights, My Hometown, New York New York, Penny Lane, The Sidewalks of New York, Sounds of Silence, Streets of London, Up on the Roof.
Creativity (fiddlers, dancers, weavers, and singers):
La Bamba, La Bastringue, Before They Close the Minstrel Show, The Mandolin Man and His Secret, Mr. Bojangles, My Old Man, One Morning in May, Per Spelmann, Sarasponda, 76 Trombones, Sur le Pont d'Avignon, To Sing for You, Tumbalalaika, Tzena Tzena, Waltz Across Texas.
Dreams & Fantasies (songs of the imagination):
Best Friend (The Unicorn Song), Both Sides Now, The Brandy Tree, Camelot, Come Take a Trip in My Airship, Follow the Gleam, Happiness Runs, If I Were a Featherbed, If It's Magic, Lavender's Blue, Little Brown Dog, DieLorelei, Michael from Mountains, Moonshadow, My Father, O Had I a Golden Thread, Only a Song, Over the Rainbow, Rhymes and Reasons, Rooty Toot Toot for the Moon, Scarborough Fair, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne, The Swallow Song, Violets of Dawn, Walk Shepherdess Walk.
Ecology (care for the earth and our environment):
Acres of Clams, All Clear in Harrisburg, Big Yellow Taxi, Community Power, Down on the Farm, The Earth Is My Mother, Eleckatricity and All, Garbage, God Bless the Grass, Honor the Earth, Let It Be (Malvina Reynolds), Little Blue Top, My Rainbow Race, Now Is the Cool of the Day, The People Are Scratching, Pollution, Power, Roll to the River, Sailing Up Sailing Down, Solar Carol, There'll Come a Time, This Old Earth, Waydy Bug and Wittle Woim, We Are All One Planet, What Have They Done to the Rain.
Faith (old world hymns, white spirituals, new folk hymns and songs of Judaism):
All I Ask of You, Babylon Is Fallen, Be Thou My Vision, Brightest and Best, Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella, Bringing in the Sheaves, Brother James' Air, Brother Sun Sister Moon, Day by Day, Dayenu, Dear Lord and Father, Demos Gracias, Eli Eli (Halicha L'Kesariya), Eliyahu, Fairest Lord Jesus, The Friendly Beasts, George Fox, Healing River, Holy Ground, How Can I Keep From Singing, I Will Arise, I Will Bow and Be Simple, I Wonder As I Wander, Lift Me Gentle Lord, Lone Wild Bird, Lonesome Valley, Lord of the Dance, May the Light, Mi Y'malel, Mo'oz Tzur (Rock of Ages), More Love, My Faith It Is an Oaken Staff, Now Let Us Sing, O Come Emmanuel, Old Hundredth, Peace of the River, Prayer of St. Francis, Sabbath Prayer, Shake These Bones, Simple Gifts, Sing and Rejoice, Song of the Soul, Take These Hands, Wear It as Long as You Can, Wedding Banquet, Wondrous Love.
Farm & Prairie (farmers, migrant workers and cowboys):
Applepicker's Reel, Buffalo Gals, Ca' the Ewes, The Country Life, Day-O (Banana Boat Song), Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos), Desperado, Djankoye, Down on the American Farm, 11 Cent Cotton, Farmer, The Farmer Is the Man, Field Behind the Plow, Garden Song (and parody - Anti-Garden Song), Gardening, Git Along Little Dogies, Home on the Range, I Ride an Old Paint, Iowa Waltz, Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, Men of the Fields, The Migrant Song, My Sweet Wyoming Home, Oats Peas Beans and Barley, Oklahoma, Ol' Texas, Old Chisholm Trail, Pastures of Plenty, Pick a Bale o' Cotton, Plegaria a un Labrador, Prairie in the Sky, Red River Valley, Roll On Columbia, So Long It's Been Good to Know Yuh, Someday Soon, Streets of Laredo (The Cowboy's Lament), Times a-Gettin' Hard, Zum Gali Gali.
Freedom (songs of the Black American civil rights):
Ain't Gonna Let Nobody, Ain't You Got a Right, Biko, Birmingham Sunday, Black & White (The Ink Is Black), Follow the Drinkin' Gourd, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle, Go Down Moses, Hallelujah I'm a Travelin', Harriet Tubman, Hold On (Keep Your Eyes on the Prize), I'm on My Way, If Rosa Parks Can Go to Jail, If You Miss Me from the Back of the Bus, It Isn't Nice, John Brown's Body, Lift Every Voice, Man Come Into Egypt, Michael Row, No Easy Walk to Freedom, No More Auction Block, O Freedom, O Mary Don't You Weep, Rivers of Babylon, This Little Light, Wade in the Water, We Shall Overcome, Woke Up This Morning.
Friendship (hugs, old buddies, tears and folks to lean on):
All the Good People, Bring Me a Rose, Fire and Rain, Getting to Know You, The Hug, Hymn Song, It's All Right to Cry, Lean on Me, Long Time Friends, Moon River, My Rambling Boy, Pack Up Your Sorrows, People Like You, Precious Friend, Song for Judith (Open the Door), Tell Me I'm Lovely When I Cry, That's What Friends Are For, To Try for the Sun, What Do I Do, With a Little Help from My Friends, You Are the Sunshine of My Life, You've Got a Friend.
Funny Songs (humor for the "big kids"):
Anne Boleyn (With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm), Away with Rum, The Barnyard Dance, Be Kind to Your Web-Footed Friends, Buffalo Boy, The Cat Came Back, A Chat with Your Mom, Clementine, The Eddystone Light (and parody -Keeper of the London Zoo), Father's Whiskers, The Hippopotamus Song, Hole in the Bucket, I Wish They'd Do It Now, I'm My Own Grandpa, The Irish Ballad, John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt, Junk Food Junkie, Martin Said to His Man, The Merry Minuet, Multiple Relationship Blues, Old Time Religion, Oleanna, On Ilkley Moor Baht 'At, The Preacher Went Down, The Rooster Song, Squalor, Travelin' Man, Waltzing With Bears, The Wild West Is Where I Want to Be.
Golden Oldies (popular songs from the 1890s to 1940s):
After the Ball, Alexander's Ragtime Band, The Band Played On, Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms, Bill Bailey, Blue Moon, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, Daisy Bell, Down by the Old Mill Stream, Dream a Little Dream of Me, Fly Me to the Moon, For Me and My Gal, Give My Regards to Broadway, Heart of My Heart, I Get a Kick Out of You, I Want a Girl Just Like the Girl, I'm Looking Over a 4-Leaf Clover, I'm Sitting on Top of the World, In a Little Spanish Town, In the Good Old Summertime, It's a Long Long Way to Tipperary, Java Jive, Keep the Home Fires Burning, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, The Man on the Flying Trapeze, My Blue Heaven, Pack Up Your Troubles, Put on Your Old Gray Bonnet, Shine On Harvest Moon, Tea for 2, There's a Long Long Trail, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, 2 Sleepy People, Wait Till the Sun Shines Nellie, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, When You Wore a Tulip, The Whiffenpoof Song, While Strolling Through the Park, You Are MySunshine.
Good Times (wassails, jug bands, nights on the town and other revelry):
After Hours, Au Claire de la Lune, Aupres de Ma Blonde, Beggars to God, The Boar's Head Carol, Chevaliers de la Table Ronde, Cielito Lindo, Everybody Loves Saturday Night, Finnegan's Wake, Funiculi Funicula, Gloucestershire Wassail, Green Grow the Rashes O, Hava Nagila, Hevenu Shalom Aleichem, Hey Look Me Over, I Feel Pretty, I've Got Sixpence, Jubilee, Keep on the Sunny Side, Lads o' the Fair, Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl, The Little Brown Jug, Make Me a Pallet, Moving Day, My Favorite Things, New River Train, O Hanukah, Old Rosin the Beau, The Old Settler Song, Ramblin' Rover, Ring Around the Rosy Rag, Salty Dog, Somerset Wassail, There Is a Tavern in the Town, Tonight, The 12 Days of Christmas, Vive l'Amour(parody-Vive la Cookery Maid), The Wassail Song.
Gospel (composed hymns of the late 19th and early 20th century revival meetings):
Amazing Grace, Angel Band, Angels Hovering Round, Blessed Assurance, Dwelling in Beulah Land, Farther Along, Give Me Oil in My Lamp, Gospel Changes, Gospel Ship, I'll Fly Away, I've Got that Joy Joy Joy, If You Don't Love Your Neighbor, In the Garden, Jesus Won't You Come By Here, Just a Closer Walk with Thee, The Land Where We'll Never Grown Old, Leaning on the Everlasting Arms, Let the Lower Lights Be Burning, Life Is Like a Mountain Railroad, The Lighthouse, The Man in the Middle, Precious Lord Take My Hand, Precious Memories, Put Your Hand in the Hand, The Royal Telephone, S-A-V-E-D, Shall We Gather at the River, Somebody Touched Me, Stand by Me, Sweet Hour of Prayer, This Train, This World Is Not My Home, Turn Your Radio On, We Need a Whole Lot More of Jesus, We'll Understand It Better By and By, What a Friend We Have in Jesus, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder, Where Could I Go, Will the Circle Be Unbroken.
Hard Times & Blues (perserverance, prison, loneliness and some murders):
Angels from Montgomery, Banks of the Ohio, Candy Man Blues, Deep River Blues, Eleanor Rigby, Every Night When the Sun Goes In, Frankie & Johnnie, Hang on the Bell Nellie, Hard Ain't It Hard, Hard Times Come Again No More, Heart Like a Wheel, House of the Rising Sun, I Never Will Marry, I Shall Be Released, I Think It's Gonna Rain Today, I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Long Black Veil, Midnight Special, Motherless Child, Nowhere Man, O Babe It Ain't No Lie, St. James Infirmary, San Francisco Bay Blues, Send In the Clowns, Stagolee, Stealin' Stealin', Take This Hammer, Tom Dooley, Tracks of My Tears, Trouble in Mind, Waterfall, Wayfaring Stranger, We Can Work It Out, Worried Man Blues, Yesterday.
Home & Family (children, parenting and other nesting activities):
All I Really Need, The Baby Tree, The Babysitter Song, Back Home Again, Be Kind to Your Parents, Bisan, Circle of the Sun, Cook with Honey, Don't You Push Me Down, Family, Food Glorious Food, For Baby (For Bobby), Free to Be You and Me, Hearth and Fire, I Won't Grow Up, I'm Gonna Tell on You, Isn't She Lovely, Joseph Dearest, Kilkelly, Little Brand New Baby, My Body, My Little Girl, No No No, The Old Folks at Home, Piney Wood Hills, Short'nin' Bread, Sons of (Filsde), Sweet Potatoes, Sweet Sunny South, Teach Your Children, What'll I Do with This Baby-O, Where Is Love, Why O Why, Wouldn't It Be Loverly, You Ain't Going Nowhere.
Hope (gentle social change songs, personal change and love for humanity):
All the Weary Mothers, Blackbird, Blowin' in the Wind, Can't Kill the Spirit, Come and Go With Me, Faith of Man, Give Yourself to Love, Gracias a la Vida, The Great Storm Is Over, If We Only Have Love, Imagine, It Could Be a Wonderful World, It's a Long Road to Freedom, Julian of Norwich, Let It Be, Light Is Returning, Lo How a Rose, Love Grows One by One, Love Is Come Again, Love Will Guide Us, A New Day, Ripple, The Rose, Somewhere, Thanksgiving Eve, That Cause Can Neither Be Lost nor Stayed, Turn Back O Man, Turning Toward the Morning, Weave Me the Sunshine, What a Day of Victory, What the World Needs Now, Woyaya (We Will Get There).
A la Claire Fontaine, Abelard and Heloise, Annie Laurie, Annie's Song, The Bramble and the Rose, Bridget O'Malley, Catch the Wind, Circle 'Round the Sun, Colours, Comin' Thro' the Rye, Danny Boy, Do You Love an Apple, Dodi Li, Down by the Sally Gardens, Down in the Valley, Every Day, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, 45 Years, Hard Love, Heat Wave, Hey That's No Way to Say Goodbye, I Just Called to Say I Love You, I Still Miss Someone, If Ever I Would Leave You, If You Love Me, Juanita, The Last Thing on My Mind, Let It Be Me, Lovely Agnes, Mairi's Wedding, My Girl, O No John, Plaisir d'Amour, Red Is the Rose, Roseville Fair, Since You Asked, Some Enchanted Evening, Someone to Love Me, Spanish Is the Loving Tongue, Tell Me Why, Until It's Time for You to Go, Valley of Strathmore, Wedding Song, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, You Can Close Your Eyes, You Can't Hurry Love, You've Really Got a Hold.
Lullabies (and night songs):
Abide with Me, All My Trials, All the Pretty Little Horses, All Through the Night, Angels Watchin' Over Me, At the Gate of Heaven, Aunt Rhody, Bheir Me O, Brahms Lullaby, Bye'n Bye, Day Is Done, Day Is Dying in the West, Douglas Mountain, Erev Ba, God Bless the Moon (I See the Moon), Goodnight Irene, Hobo's Lullaby, Hush Li'l Baby (the Mockingbird Song), Isle au haut Lullaby John O'Dreams, Kentucky Babe, Kumbaya, Liverpool Lullaby, Lord Blow the Moon Out, Lullabye (Like a Ship), Matthew Mark Luke and John, Morningtown Ride, Now the Day Is Over, One Grain of Sand, The Riddle Song, Skye Boat Song, Stone Harbor Lullaby, Summertime, Sweet and Low, Sweet Baby James, Wynken Blynken and Nod, Yea Ho Little Fish.
Men (on new male roles and some old ones, too):
The Boxer, Changing As I Go, For a Change, The Frozen Logger, Gentle Song, Goodbye John Wayne, Government by Horseback, Hard Lovin' Loser, He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother, Homophobia, I'm Gonna Be Silly, It Comes with the Plumbing, It's Only a Wee Wee, John Wayne Image, Let the Woman in You Come Through, Rock Me Roll Me, Rock Me to Sleep, Stouthearted Men, What to Do, With a Little Bit of Luck, The Woman She Hold Up.
Mountain Voices (songs from Appalachia):
Ballad of Springhill, Bless My Soul (Sweet Wind), Bright Morning Stars, Careless Love, Cindy, Coal Mining Woman, Coal Tattoo, The Coming of the Road, Copper Kettle, Cripple Creek, Dark as a Dungeon, Darlin' Corey, Draglines, Green Rollin' Hills, Jenny's Gone Away, Jesus Jesus Rest Your Head, John Henry, The L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore, Man of Constant Sorrow (new- I Am a Girl of Constant Sorrow), Mole in the Ground, Mountain Dew, Mountain Song, My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains, Old Dan Tucker, Old Joe Clark, Paradise, Pretty Saro, Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms, Shady Grove, 16 Tons, Take Me Home Country Roads, Voices from the Mountains.
Outdoors (songs and hymns celebrating nature, weather, wilderness and mornings):
All Things Bright and Beautiful, The Ash Grove, Black Fly Song, Captain Kidd (hymn), Crawdad, De Colores, Edelweiss, Everybody's Talkin', Finjan, The Flower Carol, For the Beauty of the Earth, The Happy Wanderer, Here Comes the Sun, Joy Is Like the Rain, Loch Lomond, Lord I Got Some Singing to Do, Morning Has Broken, O What a Beautiful Morning, Pleasant and Delightful (parody- Cosmic & Freaky), Road to the Isles (American version- The Border Trail), Rocky Mountain High, Rolling Hills of the Border (parody- The Rolling Mills of New Jersey) Sakura (Cherry Tree), Seneca Canoe Song (Kayowajineh), Soon It's Gonna Rain, The Sound of Music, Spirit of God, Swimming Song, They Call the Wind Maria, Urge For Goin', Wild Mountain Thyme, You Fill the Day.
Peace (keeping the planet alive):
Andorra, Bashana Haba'ah, Carry It On, Children of Darkness, The Cruel War, Deep Blue Sea, Draft Dodger Rag, Hymn for Nations, I Ain't Marchin' Anymore, I Come and Stand, I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier, I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag, I've Got to Know, Johnny I Hardly Knew You, Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream, Let There Be Peace on Earth, May There Always Be Sunshine, Mrs. McGrath, Mothers Daughters Wives, No Man's Land, No More Genocide, Oseh Shalom, Peace in the Valley, Peace Is, Song of Peace (Finlandia), Study War No More, There Were Roses, 2 Brothers, Universal Soldier, What If the Russians Don't Come, Where Have All the Flowers Gone, The Willing Conscript, With God on Our Side.
Play (silly songs, animal songs, and tons of other kids' favorites):
Aiken Drum, Alouette, Arrabella Miller, Baby Beluga, Beans in My Ears, Biscuits in the Oven, Boom Boom, Brush Your Teeth, Buckingham Palace, Don't Put Your Finger Up Your Nose, Down by the Bay, 5 Little Ducks, The Foolish Frog, The Fox, Froggie Went a-Courtin', Going to the Zoo, The Green Grass Grows All Around, Green Green Rocky Road, The Gum Song, Here's to Cheshire Here's to Cheese, Hoppity, A Horse Named Bill, I Had a Rooster, I Know an Old Lady, I Wanna Be a Dog, I With I Were a Little Thugar Bun, I've Been Working on the Railroad, If I Only Had a Brain, If You're Happy and You Know It, In the Fashion, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, Jig Along Home, Let's Do the Numbers Rumba, The Little House, The Little White Duck, Mail Myself to You, The Marvelous Toy, Mr. Sun, My Dreydl, My Rhinoceros, Octopus' Garden, Oh Susanna, Old McDonald, On Top of Spaghetti, Over in the Meadow, Peanut Butter, Puff (the Magic Dragon), Put Your Finger in the Air, Riding in My Car, Rise and Shine, Rubber Blubber Whale, Shake My Sillies Out, She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain, Skip to My Lou, Sodeo, Teddy Bears' Picnic, 10 Little Frogs, There's a Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, This Old Man, Throw It Out the Window, We're off to See the Wizard, The Wheels on the Bus, When I First Came to This Land, Who Built the Ark, Yellow Submarine, You Can't Make a Turtle Come Out.
Rich & Poor ("wobblies," tramps, rising prices and economic justice):
Banks of Marble, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Brother Can You Spare a Dime, Commonwealth of Toil, Do Re Mi (Guthrie), Going Down the Road, Hallelujah I'm a Bum, How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live, I Ain't Got No Home in this World, I Am Changing My Name to Chrysler, I Don't Want Your Millions Mister, I Had a Little Overcoat, If I Were a Rich Man, Jesus Christ, King of the Road, The Man that Waters the Workers' Beer, Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out, The Preacher and the Slave (Pie in the Sky), The Rich Man and the Poor Man, Rigs of the Time, Satisfied Mind, Shake Sugaree, The Soup Song, There But for Fortune, Tramp on the Street, Waltzing Matilda, We Hate to See Them Go, The World Turned Upside Down (The Diggers' Song).
Rounds (less "serious" canons, most with music):
A Ram Sam Sam, Ah Poor Bird, Apple Trees in Bloom, Black Socks, Canoe Round, Chairs to Mend, The Chickens Get into the Tomatoes, Come Follow, Down at the Station, Ego Sum Pauper, French Cathedral Round, Gibberish, Go to Joan Glover, Have You Seen the Ghost of John, Hey Ho Nobody Home, I Love the Flowers, I Sat Down with the Duchess to Tea, Joan Come Kiss Me Now, Joy and Temperance, Kookaburra, Lachend Lachend, Make New Friends, Morning Comes Early, Music Alone Shall Live (DieMusici), My Dame Had a Lame Tame Crane, O How Lovely Is the Evening, O Joy upon this Earth, One Bottle of Pop, Poor Mr. Morgan, Ride a Cock Horse, Rose Rose, Scotland's Burning, Sumer Is Icumen In, There Are 3 Brothers, To Stop the Train, White Sands and Grey Sands, Why Shouldn't My Goose.
Sacred Rounds & Chants (on unity, hope, peace and the Spirit):
Absalom, 3 Alleluia Rounds, Babylon, Building Bridges, Circle Chant, Dona Nobis Pacem, Haida Haida, Hava Nashira and The Prodigal Son, Hineh Ma Tov, Hymn for the Russian Earth, I Am an Acorn, I Circle Around, Jubilate, Peace Is Flowing Like a River, Peace Like a River, Peace Round, Peace Song, Ring in the New Year, Rise Up O Flame, River of Light (Springs Forth a Well), Seek Ye First, Shabat Shalom, Shalom Chaverim, Spirit of the Living God, Tallis Canon, Tender Shepherd, This Glorious Food (Vegetable Grace), Ubi Caritas, Vesper Hymn, Vine and Fig Tree (Lo Yisa Goy), We Are the Flow, When Jesus Wept.
Sea (sailors, seaports, shipwrecks and loved ones back home):
A-Rovin', Barrett's Privateers, Blow the Man Down, Blow Ye Winds of Morning, A Capital Ship, Captain Kidd, Come Fare Away with Me (Marnie), Deep Blue Sea, Dillan Bay, Drunken Sailor, Farewell to Tarwathie, Fiddler's Green, The Golden Vanity, Greenland Fisheries, The Grey Funnel Line, Haul Away Joe, Hieland Laddie, The Hills of Isle Au Haut, Jamaica Farewell, The John B. Sails, Lord Franklin, The Mary Ellen Carter, Northwest Passage, Nova Scotia Farewell, Rio Grande, Rollin' Down to Old Maui, Rolling Home, Run Come See Jerusalem, Safe in the Harbor, A Sailor's Prayer, Shenandoah, Ship Titanic, South Australia, Turn Ye to Me, The Ways of Man, When I Was a Fair Maid.
Spirituals (Black traditional hymns from the days of slavery):
Balm in Gilead, Children Go Where I Send Thee, Daniel, Deep River, Do Lord, Don't You Weep After Me, Every Time I Feel the Spirit, Ezekiel Saw the Wheel, Free at Last, Go Tell It on the Mountain, Good News, He's Got the Whole World, He's My Rock My Sword My Shield, I Got Shoes, I Know the Lord, I'm Gonna Do What the Spirit Says, Jacob's Ladder, Joshua (The Battle of Jericho), Let Us Break Bread, Lord I Want to Be a Christian, Mary Had a Baby, My Lord What a Morning, Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen, O What a Beautiful City, Old Time Religion, Over My Head, Up Over My Head, Pretty Little Baby, Rise Up Shepherd, Rock-a My Soul, Seek and You Shall Find, Sinner Man, Standing in the Need of Prayer, Steal Away, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Walk in Jerusalem, Were You There, When the Saints Go Marching In, The Woman at the Well.
Struggle (fights for national freedom and a just world):
Asikatali, Bella Ciao, Dona Dona, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Freiheit, Die Gedanken Sind Frei, Hay una Mujer, If I Had a Hammer, It Could Have Been Me, Kevin Barry, Look to the People, Love's Gonna Carry Us, MacPherson's Farewell, Never Turning Back, Once to Every Man and Nation, The Patriot Game, Peat Bog Soldiers (Moorsoldaten), El Pueblo Unido, The Rebel Girl, The Rising of the Moon, Roddy McCorley, Singing for Our Lives, Solidarity Forever, The Times They Are a-Changin', 2 Good Arms, Victor Jara, Viva la Quince Brigada, Wasn't That a Time, What's That I Hear, When the Ship Comes In, You Can Get It If You Really Want, Your Daughters and Your Sons.
Time & Changes (seasons of the year and seasons of life):
The Activity Room (Mrs. Abrams), Auld Lang Syne, Birthday Cake, Changes, Circles, Circle Game, The Dutchman, The Foggy Foggy Dew, Get Up and Go, Gone Gonna Rise Again, The Goodnight-Loving Trail, Grandfather's Clock, Hello in There, I Like the Age I Am, In My Life, Kisses Sweeter Than Wine, Lies, Old Friends, One Day at a Time, Passing Through, River, September Song, Sunrise Sunset, Sweet Song of Yesterday, Those Were the Days, Time Has Made a Change in Me, Today, Tomorrow Is a Long Time, Try to Remember, Turn Around, Turn Turn Turn, When I'm Gone, When I'm 64.
Travelin' (canalboats, railroad men, truck drivers and more hoboes):
Bamboo, Un Canadien Errant, Carolina In My Mind, Casey Jones, City of New Orleans, Coming Home to You, Daddy What's a Train, Dock of the Bay, Done Laid Around, Early Morning Rain, The E-ri-ee, The Erie Canal, 500 Miles, 4 Strong Winds, Freight Train, Goodbye to the 30-Foot Trailer, Hard Traveling, Here's to You Rounders, Home Again, Homeward Bound, I Can't Help but Wonder, Lonesome Traveler, The Motorcycle Song, One More Step, Paddy on the Railway, The Rock Island Line, Sailing Down this Golden River, Starlight on the Rails, Thirsty Boots, Truck Drivin' Woman, The Wabash Cannonball, Wanderin', Wild Rover, Willin', You Were on My Mind.
Unity (equality, community and solidarity):
Because All Men Are Brothers, Christmas Morning, The Color Song, Common Thread, Everything Possible, Friends Forever, Gay Spirit, I'm a Little Cookie, In Christ There Is No East Nor West, In the Very Middle, Let's Get Together, Little Bit of Light, Magic Penny, The More We Get Together, Old Devil Time, One Man's Hands, A Place in the Choir (All God's Critters), Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand, Same Boat Now, Sing Along, Somos El Barco, Step by Step, Turning of the World, Under One Sky, What You Do with What You've Got, When All Thy Names Are One, When I Needed a Neighbor.
Women (celebrating our sisterhood and claiming our stories):
Amelia Earhart's Last Flight, The Ballad of Erica Levine, The Battle Hymn of Women, Beware Oh Take Care, Bread and Roses, Custom-Made Woman Blues, Don't Shut My Sister Out, Fight Back, Glad to Be a Woman, God's Gift to Woman, Good Old Dora, The Housewife's Lament, I Am a Woman, The I.P.D., I'm Gonna Be an Engineer, I'm Gonna Wash that Man, The Lucretia Mott Song, My Mom's a Feminist, No Hole in My Head, The One about the Bird in the Cage, Riverboat, The Road I Took to You, Sarah's Circle, Sister, Step It Out Nancy, Still Ain't Satisfied, Testimony, There Was a Young Woman, They'll Be Comin' Round, We Don't Need the Men, The Witch Song, The Woman in Your Life.
Work (working folks' experiences and struggles for dignity and their unions):
All Used Up, Aragon Mill, Babies in the Mill, The Bread Song, Casey Jones (union version), The Chemical Worker Song, Coffee, Cotton Mill Girls, Drill Ye Tarriers Drill, The Factory Girl, 59 Cents, 40-Hour Week, The Gallo Song, Go to Work on Monday, I Am a Union Woman, Joe Hill, The Jute Mill Song, Mary Got a New Job, The Mill Was Made of Marble, Millworker, Nicolia, Old J.P. He Ain't What He Used to Be, Our Life Is More Than Our Work, Please Tip Your Waitress, Rise Again, Roll the Union On, The Runaway Shop Song, The Sick Note, Stevens Don't Allow, Taft-Hartley, Too Old to Work, Union Maid, We Are Building a Strong Union, We Shall Not Be Moved, Which Side Are You On, The White Collar Holler, The Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues.
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