Folksongs & Hymns

Folksongs

Early Years:

Coat of Many Colors by Dolly Parton

Grandma’s Feather Bed by John Denver

Morning Has Broken by Eleanor Farjeon

My Favorite Things by Richard Rogers

Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver

This Land is Your Land by Woodie Gutherie

Turn! Turn! Turn! By Pete Seeger

What a Wonderful World by George David Weiss

Hymns:

Early Years:

All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Francis Alexander

This Little Light of Mine [public domain]

Elementary and Middle Years:

Mr. Pipes and the British Hymn Makers by Douglas Bond [The Mr. Pipes books “fill a need” more than they qualify as “living books” IMHO.  They are “pretty good” and some kids really do enjoy them a lot. There are more volumes in this series.]

Upper Years

One Year Book of Hymns [Out-of-print but often available used]

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