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The Group-Singing Song Book

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The Group-Singing Song Book. Edited by Peter Blood and Annie Patterson. Vocal. Folk. Fakebook (spiral bound). With lyrics, chord names, introductory text and illustrations. 281 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.746385).

Item Number: HL.746385

ISBN 0962670472. 7.5x10 inches.

This comprehensive collection has sold tens of thousands of copies around the world. It contains words and guitar chords to nearly 1200 songs, arranged in a compact, easy-to-use format for locating songs and working with groups. You won't find an array of songs like this anywhere else. It includes: 'Folk Revival' favorites popularized by Baez, Seeger, Collins, Peter, Paul & Mary, Dylan, Mitchell, Taylor, Donovan, and many others; The best-known material of contemporary folk songwriters including Near, Staines, Williamson, Rogers, Bok and many more; Broadway show tunes, Beatles songs, Motown hits; Hymns, spirituals, and gospel standards; Songs about peace, freedom, labor and the environment; Ballads, cowboy songs, shanties and blues; and more! Includes an introduction by Pete Seeger.

  • Spirit Of The Living God 
  • Alleluia (Mozart) 
  • Dona Nobis Pacem 
  • Shalom Chaveyrim (Shalom Friends) 
  • When Jesus Wept 
  • Hineh Ma Tov (Israeli) 
  • Babylon (Billings W) 
  • Building Bridges 
  • Circle Chant (Hirschhorn L) 
  • Haida Haida (Jewish) 
  • Hava Nashira (Jewish) 
  • Hymn For The Russian Earth (Zaritsky/ 
  • I Am An Acorn (Johnson C) 
  • I Circle Around (Arapaho) 
  • Jubilate (Praetorius) 
  • Peace Round 
  • Peace Song (Rose/Rose) 
  • Ring In The New Year (Hermann) 
  • Rise Up, O Flame 
  • Seek Ye First 
  • Shaker Life 
  • This Glorious Food (Mckernon P) 
  • Vesper Hymn (Wrds Moore T) 
  • Alleluia (Boyce W) 
  • Absalom (Hancock) 
  • Vine And Fig Tree 
  • Tallis Canon 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    from s.f., but im out in the u.k.
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  • 2006-03-22 00:00:00.0 this is the bible of my childhood

    this book is a must for anyone who has the voice or spirit or heart to sing with all they got but just dont have the words yet. i have been loving most of these songs since before i even knew they were published. share them with everyone!...and try...

    to get the book from a fiend the music will mean all the much more!

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  • 5

    Delray Beach, FL
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  • 2005-01-17 00:00:00.0 If you have only one folk music book ...

    ...this should be it. There has never been a simpler or more concise way to sing such a huge and eclectic collection of songs people just simply like to sing. The range of songs is boundless, and the selction is great.

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