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500 best-loved song lyrics

Author: Ronald Herder
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wonderful compendium of complete lyrics for well-known folk songs, hymns and spirituals, nursery songs, popular and show tunes, etc. "Oh Susanna," "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Shenandoah," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody," hundreds more. Indispensable for singalongs, parties, family get-togethers, etc.--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Song texts
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Herder
ISBN: 048629725X 9780486297255
OCLC Number: 39516252
Description: xii, 403 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Aba daba honeymoon --
A-b-c-d (see the alphabet song) --
Abide with me --
Ach, du Lieber Augustin --
Across the wide missouri (see Shenandoah) --
Adeste Fideles (see o come all ye faithful) --
Ater the ball --
After you've gone --
Ah! Sweet mystery of life --
Ah! Vous diraj-je, maman --
Alexander's ragtime band --
Alice blue gown --
All god's children got shoes --
All night, all day --
All through the night --
Alouette --
Alphabet song --
Amazing Grace --
America (my country! 'Tis of thee) --
America the beautiful --
Anchors aweigh --
Angels, from the realms of glory --
Angels we have heard on high --
Annabel Lee --
Annie Laurie --
Ash grove --
As I walked out in the streets of Laredo --
Asleep in the deep --
At a Georgia campmeeting (a song in black) --
Au Clair de la lune --
Auld Lang Syne --
Aupres de ma blonde --
Aura Lea --
Ave Maria --
Away in a manger. Baa! Baa! Black sheep --
Ballin the jack --
Bamba --
Band played on --
Barbara Allen --
Battle cry of freedom --
Battle hymn of the republic --
Beautiful dreamer --
Beautiful isle of somewhere --
Beautiful Ohio --
Because --
Believe me, if all those endearing young charms --
Belle of av'noo "a" --
Bells of St. Mary's --
Be my little baby bumblebee --
Bicycle built for two --
Big rock candy mountain --
Bill Bailey, won't you please come home? --
Billy boy --
Bird in a gilded cage --
Black is the color of my true love's hair --
Blow the man down --
Blue bells of Scotland --
Blue tail fly (see Jim crack corn) --
Boar's head Carol --
Bobby Shaftoe --
Bowery --
Brahm's lullaby ("wiegenlied") --
Break forth, o beauteous, heav'nly light --
Bring a torch, Jeanette, Isabella! --
Bringing in the sheaves --
Brother, come and dance with me --
Buffalo gals --
By the beautiful sea --
By the light of the silvery moon. Caissons go rolling along --
Campbells are comin. Down among the sheltering palms --
Down by the old mill stream --
Down by the riverside --
Down in Alabam' (ain't I glad I got out de wilderness) (also see the old grey mare) --
Down in Egypt land (see go down, Moses) --
Down in my heart --
Down in the valley --
Down where the Wurzburger flows --
Drill, ye tarriers, drill! --
Drink to me only with thine eyes --
Dry bones. East side, west side (the sidewalks of New York) --
Eency weency spider --
Erie canal --
Every day is ladies' day with me --
Everything is peaches down in Georgia --
Ezekiel saw the Wheel. Far above Cayuga's waters --
Farmer in the Dell --
First nowell --
Flowers that bloom in the spring --
Flow gently , sweet Afton --
Flying Trapeze (see the man on the flying trapeze) --
Foggy, foggy dew --
For he's a jolly good fellow --
For me and my gal --
Forty-five minutes from Broadway --
Forty-nine bottles --
Fountain in the park (see while strolling in the park one day) --
Frankie and Johnny --
Frere Jacques --
Froggy went a-courtin' --
Funiculi. funicula. Get on board, little children --
Gimme that old-time religion --
Girl I left behind me --
Git along home, Cindy --
Git along, little dogies (see whoopee, ti yi yo) --
Give my regards to Broadway --
Glow-worm --
God of our fathers --
Go down, Moses (let my people go) (down in Egypt land) --
God rest ye merry, gentlemen --
God save the king/(queen) --
Goober peas --
Good-bye! --
Goodbye, Broadway! Hello, France! --
Good bye, my lady love --
Goodbye, old paint --
Good King Wenceslas --
Goodnight, ladies --
Go tell Aunt Rhody --
Go tell it on the mountain --
Go 'way f'om mah window --
Grandfather's clock --
Greensleeves --
Gypsy love song (slumber on, my little gypsy sweetheart). Hail Columbia --
Hail! Hail! The gang's all here! --
Hallelujah chorus --
Hand me down my walking cane --
Hark! The herald angels sing --
Harp that once thro's Tara's halls --
Harrigan --
Has anybody here seen Kelly? --
Havah Nagilah --
Hello central, give me heaven --
Hello! Ma baby --
He's got the whole world in his hand --
Hiawatha (his song to Minnehaha) --
Hindustan --
Hinky dinky parlay-voo (mademoiselle from Armentieres) --
Holly and the Ivy --
Holy! Holy! Holy! Lord god almighty! --
Home on the range --
Home! Sweet Home! --
Hot time in the old town --
How 'ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm (after they've seen Paree?) --
Hush, little baby. I ain't got nobody (and nobody cares for me) --
I am the captain of the Pinafore --
I am the very model of a modern major general --
Ida! Sweet as apple cider --
I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier --
I'd leave ma happy home for you --
I don't care --
I don't want to play in your yard --
If I had my way --
If you'll be m-i-n-e mine --
If you're happy (and you know it) --
I gave my love a cherry (the riddle) --
I heard the bells on Christmas day --
I hear you calling me --
I'll fly away --
I'll say she does --
I'll see you in C-u-b-a. I ain't got nobody (and nobody cares for me) --
I am the captain of the Pinafore --
I am the very model of a modern major general --
Ida! Sweet as apple cider --
I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier --
I'd leave ma happy home for you --
I don't care --
I don't want to play in your yard --
If I had my way --
If you'll be m-i-n-e mine --
If you're happy (and you know it) --
I gave my love a cherry (the riddle) --
I heard the bells on Christmas day --
I hear you calling me --
I'll fly away --
I'll say she does --
I'll see you in C-U-B-A. Japanese Sandman --
Jeanie with the light brown hair --
Jesus loves me --
Jim crack corn (the blue tail fly) --
Jingle bells (one horse open sleigh) --
John Brown --
John Henry --
John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt --
Johnny get your gun --
John Peel --
Joshua fought the battle of Jericho --
Joy to the world --
Judgment day is rolling 'round --
Just a song at twilight (see love's old sweet song). Kalinka --
Kerry dance --
Kingdom coming --
K-k-k-Katy --
Kookaburra --
Kumbayah. Lavender's blue --
Let me call you sweetheart (i'm in love with you) --
Let my people go (see go down, Moses) --
Let the rest of the world go by --
Listen to the Mocking bird --
Little Annie Rooney --
Little bit of heaven (shure they call it Ireland) --
Little brown jug --
Little 'Liza Jane --
Loch Lomond --
Lo, how a rose e'er blooming --
London bridge --
Londonderry air (also see Danny boy) --
Lonesome valley --
Long, long ago --
Looby loo --
Love sends a little gift of roses --
Love's old sweet song (just a song at twilight). Ma (he's making eyes at me) --
Macnamara's band --
Macushla --
Madelon (i'll be true to the whole regiment) --
Mademoiselle from Armentieres (see hinky dinky parlay-voo) --
Malbrouk s'en va-t-en Guerre --
(the man on ) the flying trapeze --
Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo --
Marching through Georgia --
Margie --
Marines' hymn --
Marseillaise --
Mary had a baby --
Mary had a little lamb --
Maryland! My Maryland! --
Mary's a grand old name --
Massa's in de cold, cold ground --
Meet me in St. Louis, Louis --
Meet me to-night in dreamland --
Memories --
Merry widow waltz (see I love you so) --
Michael Finnegan --
Michael, row the boat ashore --
Mighty fortress is our god --
Mighty lak'a rose --
Minstrel boy --
M-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i --
Missouri waltz --
Molly Malone (cockles 'n' mussels) --
Molly, put the kettle on! --
Moonlight bay --
M-o-t-h-e-r (a word that means the world to me) --
Mother Machree --
Mother, pin a rose on me --
Mulberry bush --
My Bonnie lies over the ocean --
My buddy --
My country! Tis of thee (see America) --
My gal Sal (they called her frivolous Sal) --
My heart's in the Highlands --
My hero --
(my luve is like) a red, red rose --
My melancholy baby --
My old Kentucky home --
My wild irish rose. Nearer, my god, to thee --
Nobody knows (and nobody seems to care) --
Nobody knows the troubles I've seen. "O" (oh!) --
O Canada! --
O Christmas tree --
O come all ye faithful --
O come, o come, Emmanuel --
O god, our help in ages past --
Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie --
Oh by jingo! Oh by gee! (you're the only girl for me) --
Oh dear, what can the matter be? --
Oh! Dem golden slippers --
Oh! How I hate to get up in the morning --
Oh, how lovely is the evening --
O holy night (cantique de Noel) --
Oh, Johnny oh! --
Oh, promise me! --
Oh, say can you see (see the star spangled banner) --
Oh, Susanna. Put on your old grey bonnet --
Put your arms around me, honey (I never knew any girl like you). Rally 'round the flag --
Red river valley --
Red wing (an Indian Intermezzo) --
Reuben and Rachel --
Rise and shine --
Roamin' in the gloamin' --
Rock-a-bye, baby --
Rock-a-bye your baby (with a dixie melody) --
Rock-a my soul --
Rock'd in the cradle of the deep --
Rock of ages --
Roll, Jordan, roll --
Romany life (song a la Czardas) --
Rosary --
Rose of Tralee --
Rose of Washington square --
Rose room (in sunny Roseland) --
'Round her neck she wore a yellow ribbon --
Row, row, row --
Row, row, row your boat --
Rule, Britannia. St. Louis blues --
Saint Patrick's day --
Sally in our alley --
Santa Lucia --
Scarborough fair --
Schnitzelbank --
School days (when we were a couple of kids) --
Shall we gather at the river? --
Shalom chaverim --
Sheik of Araby --
She is more to be pitied than censured --
She'll be comin' round the montain --
Shenandoah --
Shew! Fly, don't bother me --
Shine on, harvest moon --
Silent night --
Silver threads among the gold --
Sing a song of sixpence --
Skip to my Lou --
Smiles --
Smilin' through --
So long, Mary --
Somebody stole my gal --
Some of these days --
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child --
Sourwood monutain --
Standin' in the need of prayer --
Star spangled banner --
Streets of Laredo (see as I walked out in the streets of Laredo) --
Streets of New York --
Sucking cider through a straw --
Sunbonnet Sue (when I was a kid so high) --
Sur le pont d'Avignon --
Sussex Carol --
Swanee --
Sweet Adeline (you're the flower of my heart) --
Sweet an low --
Sweet Betsy from Pike --
Sweetest story ever told (tell me, do you love me) --
Sweet Genevieve --
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi --
Sweethearts --
Sweet Rosie O'Grady --
Swing low, sweet chariot. Take me out to the ball game --
Taps --
Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay! --
Ten little fingers and ten little toes --
Ten little indians --
Tenting on the old camp-ground --
Thanksgiving prayer (see we gather together) --
There is a tavern in the town --
There's a little wheel a-turning --
There's a long, long trail --
They didn't believe me --
This old hammer --
This old man --
This train --
Three blind mice --
Throw him down, McCloskey --
Tiger rag (hold that tiger!) --
Till the cliuds roll by --
Till we meet again --
Tis the last rose of summer --
Tit-willow --
Tom Dooley --
Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral (that's an irish lullaby) --
Tourelay, tourelay --
Toyland --
Trail of the lonesome pine --
Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! --
Turkey in the straw (zip coon) --
Twelve days of Christmas --
Twinkle, twinkle, little star. Under the bamboo tree --
Up on the housetop --
Vilia --
Vive la compagnie (vive l'amour). Wabash cannon ball --
Waiting for the Robert E. Lee --
While shepherds watched their flock by night --
While strolling in the park one day (the fountain in the park) --
Whispering --
White coral bells --
Whoopee, ti yi yo (git along, little dogies) --
Who threw the overalls in Mistress Murphey's chowder? --
Wide Missouri (see Shenandoah) --
Woodman, spare that tree --
World is waiting for the sunrise. Yama-yama man --
Yankee doodle --
Yankee doodle boy --
Yellow rose of Texas --
Yip-I-addy-I-ay! --
You'd be surprised --
you made me love you (I didn't want to do it) --
You're a grand old flag --
You're in the army now --
You're the flower of my heart (see Sweet Adeline) --
Your eyes have told me so --
You said it! --
You tell me your dream (I'll tell you mine). Zing, zing (see Italian street song) --
Zum Gali Gali.
Other Titles: Five hundred best-loved song lyrics
Responsibility: collected and edited by Ronald Herder.
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"Wonderful compendium of complete lyrics for well-known folk songs, hymns and spirituals, nursery songs, popular and show tunes, etc. "Oh Susanna," "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Shenandoah," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody," hundreds more. Indispensable for singalongs, parties, family get-togethers, etc.--Publisher's description.

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