American Favorite Ballads, Tunes & Songs As Sung by Pete Seeger
This classiccollection - originally published in 1961 - contains over 80 folk songs in melody/chord format. Its enduring popularity - and the reason for the reprint -is due to the subtitle, "...as sung by Pete Seeger." Most of the songs in this collection have been performed and recorded numerous times over the years, but in this collection you will find the melodies, chord changes, and especially lyrics as Pete Seeger sung them at the time of publication!
In additionto numerous public domain songs (Big Rock Candy Mountain, Home on the Range, OldJoe Clark, Wabash Cannonball, Yankee Doodle, John Henry, Skip to My Lou, Study War No More, Cielito Lindo) and public domain spirituals, this collection also includes songs from Leadbelly, the Weavers, John & Alan Lomax, Woody Guthrie (This Land Is Your Land,) English folk songs sourced to Novello, "Goodnight Irene," "The Water Is Wide," "House of the Rising Sun," "I Never Will Marry," and even Seeger's own "If I Had A Hammer."