By Ronald Herder

ISBN-10: 0486171523

ISBN-13: 9780486171524

Wonderful compendium of whole lyrics for famous people songs, hymns and spirituals, nursery songs, renowned and convey tunes, and so forth. comprises Oh Susanna, The conflict Hymn of the Republic, Shenandoah, Swing Low, candy Chariot, a fine looking lady is sort of a Melody, countless numbers extra. necessary for singalongs, events, relatives get-togethers, and so forth.

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All rights reserved. , in 1998. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data 500 best-loved song lyrics / compiled and edited by Ronald Herder. p. cm. 9780486171524 1. Songs—Texts. I. Herder, Ronald. com NOTE This collection of song lyrics touches on the great, wonderfully varied, sometimes sad, sometimes nutty song lyrics that seem to sum up who we are by what we like to sing. There are somber hymns and rollicking comedy songs, charming children’s pieces, show tunes and love-sick ballads, deeply felt spirituals and patriotic songs born in conflicts that stretch back to our revolutionary colonial days.

Come to Bethlehem and see Him whose birth the angels sing; Come, adore on bended knee, Christ the Lord, the newborn King. Gloria in excelsis Deo; Gloria in excelsis Deo. Annabel Lee W: EDGAR ALLAN POE (1849-50) / M: ANON. It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee. And this maiden lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me. I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea: But we loved with a love that was more than love— I and my Annabel Lee.

1883) There’s a Little Wheel a-Turning - SPIRITUAL There’s a Long, Long Trail - W: STODDARD KING / M: ZO ELLIOTT (1914) They Didn’t Believe Me - W: HERBERT REYNOLDS / M: JEROME KERN This Old Hammer - AMERICAN RAILROAD SONG This Old Man - CHILDREN’S COUNTING SONG This Train - SPIRITUAL Three Blind Mice - NURSERY SONG SUNG AS A FOUR-PART ROUND Throw Him Down, McCloskey - W & M: JOHN W. ) - W: HARRY DECOSTA M: D. J. LA ROCCA (“The Original Dixieland Jazz Band”) (1917) Till the Clouds Roll By - W: JEROME KERN, P.

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