The Peter Yarrow Songbook by Peter Yarrow
Let's Sing Together! (Peter Yarrow Songbooks)

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Sing out! One of America’s most beloved singers continues to bring the joy of folk music to a new generation in this exciting new anthology of sing-along, group, and campfire songs. It’s the third and newest release in the Peter Yarrow Songbook collection, which followed in the wake of the bestselling Puff, the Magic Dragon. The beautiful book features lyrics, guitar chords, and historical notes for 12 classic songs, all illustrated with sparkling art by Terry Widener and accompanied by a CD recorded exclusively for the book by Peter Yarrow.

Together, these songs will brighten up every group event, from summer camp to car trips to rainy days at home with family and friends. 

 

These are the songs Peter has chosen for you!

1. The Blue Tail Fly  2. This Little Light of Mine  3. Down by the Riverside

4. Hey, Lolly, Lolly  5. John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt  6. Oh, You Can’t Get to Heaven  7. My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean  8. Home on the Range  9. I’m on My Way

10. We Shall Not Be Moved  11. She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain 

12. Hey, Ho, Nobody Home

 

 

 

About Peter Yarrow

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Yarrow is Peter of Peter, Paul & Mary. Terry Widener is an award-winning illustrator whose picture Terry Widener is an award-winning illustrator whose picture books include "Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man" (a "Boston Globbooks include "Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man" (a "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book) and "The Bae-Horn Book" Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book) and "The Babe & I" (a recipient of the California Young Reader Medal), be & I" (a recipient of the California Young Reader Medal), both by David A. Adler, and "Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story iboth by David A. Adler, and "Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings" (a Junior Library Guild Selection) by Deboran Nine Innings" (a Junior Library Guild Selection) by Deborah Hopkinson. Mr. Widener lives with his family in McKinney, h Hopkinson. Mr. Widener lives with his family in McKinney, Texas. Texas.
 
Published August 4, 2009 by Sterling. 48 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Children's Books.

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This fourth in the Peter Yarrow Songbook series (Let’s Sing Together, 2009, etc.) will be welcome, especially with the accompanying CD that features the author and his daughter Bethany.

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The accompanying CD features a pleasant combination of voice types: The singer’s rich tone anchors each song, and his daughter’s light, lyric voice dances around his crystal-clear enunciation, all backed up by children’s enthusiastic voices.

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Peter Yarrow’s voice has mellowed since I first heard it two score and five years ago, but it is beautifully matched to the 12 traditional folk songs he sings on the CD that accompanies his book The Peter Yarrow Songbook: Songs for Little Folks.

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This musical celebration meant for a family car trip, an evening at home or a campfire sing-along include some of ...

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Of course everyone knows Puff the Magic Dragon--and I was privileged to share an anecdote with Peter himself over dinner told to me by the mother of a local girl: The girl was crying because she thought little Jackie Paper had died, but when Mom told her, " Jackie didn't die, he just grew up,"...

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