By Ronald Herder
Wonderful compendium of entire lyrics for famous people songs, hymns and spirituals, nursery songs, well known and exhibit tunes, and so forth. contains Oh Susanna, The conflict Hymn of the Republic, Shenandoah, Swing Low, candy Chariot, a fine looking lady is sort of a Melody, hundreds and hundreds extra. crucial for singalongs, events, kinfolk get-togethers, and so forth.
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W & M: GEORGE F. ROOT (1865) Turkey in the Straw (Zip Coon) - AMERICAN TRADITIONAL FIDDLE TUNE The Twelve Days of Christmas - TRADITIONAL ENGLISH Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star - W: JANE TAYLOR (1806) M: TRADITIONAL FRENCH Under the Bamboo Tree - W & M: BOB COLE & J. ROSAMOND JOHNSON (1902) Up on the Housetop - CHRISTMAS TRADITIONAL Vilia - ENGLISH WORDS: ADRIAN ROSS / M: FRANZ LEHÁR (1907) Vive la Compagnie (Vive l’Amour) - TRADITIONAL DRINKING SONG Wabash Cannon Ball - AMERICAN RAILROADING SONG Waiting for the Robert E.
Peg o’ My Heart - W: ALFRED BRYAN / M: FRED FISCHER (1913) Polly-Wolly-Doodle - AMERICAN MINSTREL SONG Pop Goes the Weasel - W: ANON. ) Pretty Baby - W: GUS KAHN / M: TONY JACKSON & EGBERT VAN ALSTYNE A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody - W & M: IRVING BERLIN Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet - W: STANLEY MURPHY / M: PERCY WENRICH (1909) Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (I Never Knew Any Girl Like You) - W: JUNIE McCREE / M: ALBERT VON TILZER (1910) Rally ’Round the Flag - CIVIL WAR MARCHING SONG W: JAMES C.
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! Bless all the dear children in thy tender care, And take us to heaven, to live with thee there. Baa! Baa! Black Sheep NURSERY SONG (same melody as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”) Baa! Baa! Black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes, sir! Yes, sir! Three bags full. One for my master And one for my dame, And one for the little boy Who lives down the lane.
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