21 Authentic Play Parties
An American phenomenon with roots in game songs from the British Isles, play parties are song, dance and game all in one. Popular in rural America during the second half of the 19th century, play parties comprised of folk songs, many which are still popular today. This is a one-of-a-kind collection, based on research and interviews of people who performed and attended play parties as children. Includes movement instructions for each play party.
Songs Include: Pig In The Parlor · Sandy, He Belonged To The Mill · Fare You Well · I Set My Trap Way O'er In The Field · My Sugar Lump · Oars On The Boat · Little Brown Jug · Sugar & Tea · and more.