500 Best-Loved Song Lyrics (Dover Books on Music) by Ronald Herder
By Ronald Herder
For someone who likes to sing the good outdated songs, is aware the melodies, yet has hassle remembering a few or the entire phrases, assistance is handy during this super important and special compendium of renowned track lyrics.
Included are the total lyrics for 500 recognized songs from many assets: people songs, hymns and spirituals, nursery songs and kid's play songs, patriotic and army songs, well known songs (many from Tin Pan Alley and Broadway shows), and lots of more.
All the outdated favorites are the following: After you may have long past, appealing Dreamer, Camptown Races, Danny Boy, Frankie and Johnny, Greensleeves, domestic at the variety, i like you actually, John Henry, Kumbayah, Little Brown Jug, Molly Malone, not anyone understands, Oh Susanna, Peg o' My center, pink River Valley, Shenandoah, until eventually We Meet Again, and countless numbers more.
Carefully researched, attractively published, and sturdily certain, 500 Best-Loved music Lyrics is the appropriate significant other for events, sing-alongs, relatives get-togethers — wherever humans assemble to sing and revel in the good songs of yesteryear.
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Ave! Ave! Away in a Manger TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS SONG 1. Away in a manger, no crib for his bed, The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head. The stars in the sky looked down where he lay, The Little Lord Jesus, asleep on the hay. 2. The cattle are lowing, the poor baby wakes, But little Lord Jesus, no crying he makes. I love thee, Lord Jesus, look down from the sky, And stay by my cradle till morning is nigh. 3. Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask thee to stay Close by me forever and love me, I pray!
A campmeeting took place by the colored race, ’Way down in Georgia; There were blacks large and small, lanky, lean, fat and tall, At this great black campmeeting. When church was out, how the “Sisters” did shout, They were so happy; But the young folks were tired and wished to be inspired, And hired a big brass band. 2. The old “Sisters” raised sand when they first heard the band, ’Way down in Georgia; The preacher did rare and the deacons did stare At the young darkies prancing. The band played so sweet that nobody could eat, ’Twas so entrancing; So the church folks agreed ’twas not a sinful deed, And joined in with the rest.
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