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500 Best-Loved Song Lyrics
by Ronald Herder

ISBN: 048629725X
Dover Publications Price: $12.95
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For anyone who loves to sing the great old songs, knows the melodies, but has trouble remembering some or all of the words, help is at hand in this extremely useful and unique compendium of popular song lyrics.
Included are the complete lyrics for 500 well-known songs from many sources: folk songs, hymns and spirituals, nursery songs and children's play songs, patriotic and military songs, popular songs (many from Tin Pan Alley and Broadway shows), and many more.
All the old favorites are here: After You've Gone, Beautiful Dreamer, Camptown Races, Danny Boy, Frankie and Johnny, Greensleeves, Home on the Range, I Love You Truly, John Henry, Kumbayah, Little Brown Jug, Molly Malone, Nobody Knows, Oh Susanna, Peg o' My Heart, Red River Valley, Shenandoah, Till We Meet Again, and hundreds more.
Carefully researched, attractively printed, and sturdily bound, 500 Best-Loved Song Lyrics is the perfect companion for parties, sing-alongs, family get-togethers — anywhere people gather to sing and enjoy the great songs of yesteryear.

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Table of Contents for 500 Best-Loved Song Lyrics
"Aba Daba Honeymoon, The"
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)"
After the Ball
After You've Gone
Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
"Ah! Vous Dirai-je, Maman"
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Alice Blue Gown
All God's Children Got Shoes
"All Night, All Day"
All Through the Night
"Alphabet Song, The"
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, The"
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
Auprès de ma Blonde
Aura Lea
Ave Maria
Away in a Manger
Baa! Baa! Black Sheep
Ballin' the Jack
"Bamba, La"
"Band Played On, The"
Barbara Allen
"Battle Cry of Freedom, The"
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Beautiful Dreamer
Beautiful Isle of Somewhere
Beautiful Ohio
"Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms"
"Belle of Av'noo "A," The"
"Bells of St. Mary's, The"
Be My Little Baby Bumblebee
"Bicycle Built for Two, A (See Daisy Bell)"
"Big Rock Candy Mountain, The"
"Billy Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?"
Billy Boy
"Bird in a Gilded Cage, A"
Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair
Blow the Man Down
"Blue Bells of Scotland, The"
"Blue Tail Fly, The (see Jim Crack Corn)"
"Boar's Head Carol, The"
Bobby Shaftoe
"Bowery, The "
"Brahms' Lullaby ("Wiegenlied")"
"Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heav'nly Light"
"Bring A Torch, Jeannette, 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, The"
"Campbells Are Comin', The"
Camptown Races
Cantique de Noël (see O Holy Night)
Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
Carolina in the Morning
Carol of the
Carry Me Back to Old Virginny
Casey Jones
"Cavalry Song, The"
Charlie Is My Darling
"Cherry Tree Carol, The"
"Child This Day Is Born, A"
China Boy
"Chinatown, My Chinatown"
"Chisholm Trail, The"
Cielito Lindo
"Cindy (see Git Along Home, Cindy)"
Cockles 'n' Mussels (see Molly Malone)
"Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean (The Red, White and Blue)"
Come Back to Erin
"Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine (Up She Goes)"
"Come, Thou Almighty King"
Comin' Thro' the Rye
"Coventry Carol, The (Lully, Lulla)"
"Cucaracha, La"
"Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine"
Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow-Wow!
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Danny Boy
"Darktown Strutters' Ball, The"
"Daughter of Rosie O'Grady, The"
Deck the Halls
Deep River
Dixie (Dixie's Land)
Dona Nobis Pacem
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 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, The"
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, The"
"First Nowell, The"
"Flowers That Bloom in the Spring, The"
"Flow Gently, Sweet Afton"
Flying Trapeze (see The Man on the Flying Trapeze)
"Foggy, Foggy Dew, The"
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
For Me and My Gal
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway
Forty-nine Bottles
"Fountain in the Park, The (sesing Her Now
Jacob's Ladder
"Ja Da (Ja Da, Ja Da, Jing Jing Jing!)"
J'ai du Bon Tabac
"Japanese Sandman, The"
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 Je
Joy to the World
Judgement Day Is Rolling 'Round
Just a Song at Twilight (see Love's Old Sweet Song)
"Kerry Dance, The"
Kingdom Coming
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, A (Shure They Call it Ireland)"
"Little Brown Jug, The"
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
Madelon (I'll Be True to the Whole Regiment)
Mademoiselle from Armentières (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, The"
Marching Through Georgia
"Marines' Hymn, The"
"Marseillaise, La"
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 Saint Louis, Louis"
Meet Me To-Night in Dreamland
Merry Widow Waltz (see I Love You So)
Michael Finnegan
"Michael, Row the Boat Ashore"
"Mighty Fortress Is Our God,A"
Mighty Lak'a Rose
"Minstrel Boy, The"
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, The"
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 Trouble I've Seen
"O" (
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 Noël)
"Oh, Johnny Oh!"
"Oh, Promise Me!"
"Oh, Say Can You See (see The Star Spangled Banner)"
"Oh, Susanna"
"Oh, What a Pal Was Mary"
"Oh, Where, Oh, Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?"
"Oh, Won't You Sit Down?"
Oh! You Beautiful Doll
Old Black Joe
"Old Chisholm Trail, The"
Old Dan Tucker
Old Folks at Home
"Old Grey Mare, The (The Wiffle Tree) (also see Down in Alabam')"
Old Hundred
Old Joe Clarke
Old King Cole
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
"Old Oaken Bucket, The"
"Old Rugged Cross, The"
O Little Town of Bethlehem
On a Sunday Afternoon
Once in Royal David's City
One Horse Open Sleigh (see Jingle Bells)
One More River
"O No, John!"
"On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away"
On the Road to Mandalay
On Top of Old Smoky
"Onward, Christian Soldiers"
Oranges and Lemons
O Sole Mio!
"O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum! (see O Christmas Tree)"
Over There
Over the River and Through the Woods
"Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag and Sa
Vive la Compagnie (Vive l'Amour
Wabash Cannon Ball
Waiting for the Robert E. Lee
Wait 'Till the Sun Shines Nellie
"Wal, I Swan (Ebenezer Frye)"
"Waltz Me Around Again Willie ('Round, 'Round,'Round)"
"Wandering Minstrel I, A"
Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
"Wayfaring Stranger, The"
"We Are Coming, Father Abra'am"
"Wearing of the Green, The"
We Gather Together (Prayer of Thanksgiving)
Were You There?
We Three Kings of Orient Are
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
What Can We Do with