The Handy Play Party Book, edited by Cecilia Riddell, includes music (vocal line only, no guitar chords) and easy-to-follow directions for 93 play parties, singing games, and counting dances of the North American pioneer days. Line dances are first in the book and then circle dances. Within each
The Handy Play Party Book, edited by Cecilia Riddell, includes music (vocal line only, no guitar chords) and easy-to-follow directions for 93 play parties, singing games, and counting dances of the North American pioneer days. Line dances are first in the book and then circle dances. Within each section, the easiest games come first; subsequent games are increasingly more difficult.
Contents: A-G: Across the Hall; Alabama Girl; All Join Hands; Arkansas Cake Walk; Balance 4; Bear Over the Mountain; Bingo; Bingo the Dog; Bluebird; Bow Belinda; Brown-Eyed Mary; Candy Gal; Captain Jinks; Cedar Swamp; Charlet; Cissy in the Bond; Come My Love; Comin' Round the Mountain; Cross Snap; Doughboy; Down the River; Down to London; Duke of York; Dusty Miller; Early Month of May; First Old Gent; 5 Tinkers; 4 in a Boat; Gents to the Center; Girl I Left Behind Me; Girl's A-fooling; Goin' to Boston; Going Down to Cairo; Great Big House; Green Coffee; Green Gravel
H-N: Happy Is the Miller; I Want to Be a Farmer; In and Out the Window; Irish Trot; Jennie Crack Corn; Jim Along Josie; Jingle at the Windows; Jingle Bells; Johnny O'Brown; Jolly Miller; Jubilee; Ladies to the Center; Little White Daisies; Looby Loo; Miller; Miss Maggie; Needle's Eye; Nobody's Business
O-R: O Charley; Oh She's Gone; Oh Susanna; Ohio Needle's Eye; Ol' Bald Eagle; Old Betty Larkin; Old Brass Wagon; Old Dan Tucker; Old Doc Jones; Old Quebec; Old Tom Puncheon; Paw-Paw Patch; Pig in the Parlor; Pop Goes the Weasel; Promenade the Hall; Push the Business On; Right Hand Bow; Roll That Brown Jug; Round Town Girls
S-Z: Sally Down the Alley; Sandy Land; Shoo Fly; Simmons; Skating Away; Skip to My Lou; Somebody's Waiting; Sweetheart A-hunting; Swing on the Corner; Susan Brown; Tea Rye Riley; Tuli-lule; Turn the Glasses Over; Two Dukes A-roving; West Virginia Cakewalk; Willis Ballroom; Workin' on the Railroad; Yankee Doodle; Your Best Liking