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Rise up singing : the group-singing song book

Author: Peter Blood; Annie Patterson; Kore Loy McWhirter
Publisher: Bethlehem, Pa. : Sing Out Corp., ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lyrics and guitar chords for 1200 traditional and modern folk songs.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Blood; Annie Patterson; Kore Loy McWhirter
ISBN: 0962670499 9780962670497 0962670472 9780962670473 0962670480 9780962670480
OCLC Number: 26641560
Notes: "Words, chords & sources to 1200 songs"--Cover.
Song lyrics with guitar chord symbols, but without the tunes.
Includes indexes.
Description: vii, 281 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: America : life, culture and history in the USA 1 --
Ballads & Old Songs : traditional songs and carols of the British Isles 2 --
City : trials and joys of urban life 16 --
Creativity : fiddlers, dancers, weavers and singers 22 --
Dreams & Fantasies : songs of the imagination 27 --
Ecology : care for the Earth and our environment 33 --
Faith : Old World hymns, White spirituals, new folk hymns, songs of Judaism 39 --
Farm & Prairie : farmers, migrant workers and cowboys 49 --
Freedom : songs of the Black American civil rights/liberation movement 58 --
Friendship : hugs, old buddies, tears & folks to lean on 64 --
Funny Songs : humor for the "big kids" 69 --
Golden Oldies : popular songs from the 1890's to the 1940's 76 --
Good Times : wassails, jugbands, nights-on-the town & other revelry 83 --
Gospel : composed hymns of the late 19th & early 20th century revival meetings 92 --
Hard Times & Blues : perseverance, prison, loneliness & some murders 99 --
Home & Family : children, parenting & other nesting activities 106 --
Hope : gentle social change songs, personal change, love for humanity 114 --
Love : romance 121 --
Lullabies and night songs 130 --
Men : on new male roles (and some old ones, too) 137 --
Mountain Voices : songs from Appalachia 142 --
Outdoors : songs & hymns celebrating nature, weather, wilderness & mornings 150 --
Peace : keeping the planet alive 158 --
Play : silly songs, animal songs & tons of other kids' favorites 166 --
Rich & Poor : "Wobblies", tramps, rising prices & economic justice 180 --
Rounds : less "serious" canons (most with music) 188 --
Sacred Rounds & Chants : on unity, hope, peace & the Spirit 193 --
Sea : sailors, seaports, shipwrecks & loved ones back home 198 --
Spirituals : Black traditional hymns from the days of slavery 208 --
Struggle : fights for national freedom & a just world 213 --
Time & Changes : seasons of the year, seasons of life 221 --
Travelin' : canalboats, railroad men, truck drivers (& more hoboes) 229 --
Unity : equality, community, solidarity 238 --
Women : celebrating our sisterhood, claiming our stories 243 --
Work : working folks' experiences & struggles for dignity & their unions 252.
Responsibility: conceived, developed & edited by Peter Blood & Annie Patterson ; illustrated by Kore Loy McWhirter ; introduction by Pete Seeger.

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Lyrics and guitar chords for 1200 traditional and modern folk songs.

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