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#1201793 - 05/18/09 09:59 PM Any recommendations for folk song book?
bnolan Offline
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Registered: 02/17/05
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Loc: Idaho
Looking for folk songs. Piano arrangement with lyrics. Guitar chord names would be nice, but not necessary.

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#1201990 - 05/19/09 08:08 AM Re: Any recommendations for folk song book? [Re: bnolan]
pianoloverus Offline
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Registered: 05/29/01
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Shenandoah as played by Keith Jarrett. I posted the score and video in this thread:

http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/1198376/Shenandoah.html#Post1198376

Lyrics available on the internet.

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#1202319 - 05/19/09 05:43 PM Re: Any recommendations for folk song book? [Re: bnolan]
RoBoShark Offline
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Registered: 04/01/09
Posts: 5
Loc: North Carolina
Two that I have are:

Library of Folk Songs

Library of America's Favoriate Songs

Both of these have a lot of songs (especially the second one). There is a bit of overlap between the two, as they are from the same publisher.

The arrangements are generally pretty easy. All the songs include lyrics. Some have the chord names and some don't.

I find these great for working on sight reading.

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