The Homespun Songbook: 100 Timeless Songs to Learn and Play (Paperback)

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By Happy Traum (Editor)
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(Homespun Tapes). Singing and playing music at gatherings whether around a campfire with friends, at parties or community sing-alongs is always magical and uplifting. Music is the universal language that brings people together from all walks of life. Happy Traum, the renown folk musician and educator/founder of Homespun Tapes, has put together this fantastic collection of 100 songs, perfect for gatherings of all sizes. They have been joyously tested at sing-alongs and jamborees for generations, and he wants to share the experience with you Happy tells how and where he became acquainted with each song and the artists who wrote them and/or made them famous (many of whom are/were personal friends) and how these songs shaped the culture and times. The songs in this collection are organized into four sections: Traditional Folk and Bluegrass, Singing the Blues, Gospel Songs and Spirituals, Singer/Songwriters. Here are a few highlights: Amazing Grace * Betty and Dupree * Blowin' in the Wind * Darcy Farrow * Freight Train * He's Got the Whole World in His Hands * House of the Rising Sun * I'll Fly Away * Kisses Sweeter Than Wine * The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down * Nine Hundred Miles * St. James Infirmary Blues * and many more Each song contains lyrics and easy-to-play guitar chord diagrams.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781705138755
ISBN-10: 1705138756
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: February 1st, 2023
Pages: 136
Language: English