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Rise Up Singing (Anniversary)

Regular price $ 24.99

Edited by Peter Blood and Annie Patterson

Hal Leonard Corporation

12/1/2004, spiral

SKU: 9781881322122


The most popular folk songbook of all time! 

Contains the words & guitar chords to 1200 songs from a wide variety of genres from Beatles to ballads, and Bob Dylan to Broadway, from campfire favorites to gospel & Hebrew folksongs, including song chapters on ecology and freedom.

Originally developed for group singing by Annie Patterson & Peter Blood, this well loved songbook is also used by musicians (professional and lay alike) around the world as a fakebook and resource book.

Quick access to lyrics, chords and authorship/copyright information on songs makes it a must have for anyone that uses music in their life. Since its publication by Sing Out in 1988 it has sold around a million copies. 

Includes illustrations and an introduction by Pete Seeger.

Also, check out the companion songbook volume, Rise Again.

Reviews:

"This is the best, most exhilarating and glorious history of the United States: a singing history. It is more than a lovely songbook it s a play-work-fight-freedom hymnal." - Studs Terkel, author, Hope Dies Last

"Singing improves the quality of life, making us feel better, stronger, wiser. Here are several hundred songs to get started on!" - Holly Near, author, Fire in the Rain

About the Editors:

Peter Blood and Annie Patterson have over 25 years of experience in song-leading at conferences and gatherings using Rise Up Singing throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. They both live in Cheney, Pennsylvania.