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Best Loved Songs and Hymns: Popular, Patriotic and Folk Songs, Church Hymns and Gospel Songs, Spirituals and Carols
Best Loved Songs and Hymns Popular Patriotic and Folk Songs Church Hymns and Gospel Songs Spirituals and Carols Author:Albert Morehead (Editor), James Morehead (Editor) These are the songs that most of us have known all our lives. Our mothers crooned them as they bent over our cradles, our fathers sang them robustly about the house, we sang them with our schoolmates and our first sweethearts. Among them are songs that have restored faith, inspired armies, swayed public opinion, and told the course of empire; bu... more »t most of the songs have been selected because so many people, for such a long time, have found them good to sing. For that reason they will be as familiar as old friends.
All arrangements are in four-part harmony, playable on piano, organ, or accordion. Except for the hymns and sacred songs, there are diagrams for ukulele and symbols for guitar. The ukulele chords have been simplified so that a novice can master the fingering with ease. The vocal arrangements, with few exceptions, have been made adaptable to various combinations of voices even when a full quartet is not available, and also practical for unison singing, since the melody remains in the "top note" throughout.« less