Bilanga Na Ngai

Lyrics – Lingala (Folk song from the Democratic Republic of Congo) Loso masongu moto okotalaOkuzue elokote eh ehNide bomoni ye ih yeNde bomoni ye okoloba solo eh ih yeOh ih ih ih ih Ih ih ihSangu sangu mawe maweSangu mawe ...

Recorder Notes GC’

Songs Donkeys and Carrots (ostinato) Jack Sprat (ostinato) My Good Old Man (countermelody) See also Recorder Songs & Resources

Big Rock Candy Mountain

Info “Big Rock Candy Mountain”, first recorded by Harry McClintock in 1928, is a song about a hobo’s idea of paradise, a modern version of the medieval concept of Cockaigne. It is a place where “hens lay soft boiled eggs” ...

Bell Doth Toll

Lyrics (Folk song) The bell doth toll, its echoes roll I know the sound full well;I love its ringing for it calls to singingWith its bim bim bim bom bell.Bim, bom, bim, bom, bell. See also Subject: bells Harmony: canons ...

Beautiful Isle of Somewhere

Lyrics (Jessie Brown Pounds, 1861-1921) 1. Somewhere the sun is shining,Somewhere the songbirds dwell;Hush, then, thy sad repining,God lives, and all is well. RefrainSomewhere, somewhere,Beautiful Isle of Somewhere!Land of the true, where we live anew,Beautiful Isle of Somewhere! 2. Somewhere ...

Beaver Dam Road

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. I’ve worked like a dog and what have I got? No corn in the crib, no beans in the pot.It’s hard times on the Bea-ver Dam Road, It’s hard times, poor boy. 2. Since I ...

Before Dinner

Lyrics (Folk song from the Democratic Republic of Congo) First we go to hoe our garden, Ya ya ya ya,Next we carry jugs of water, Ya ya ya ya,Then we pound the yellow corn, Ya ya ya ya,Then we stir our pots of ...

Call and Response Songs

Songs with Call & Response Ain’t Gonna Grieve My Lord No More All Night All Day Alouette Amasee Amen As I Came Over Yonders Hill Atadwe Awenye Nakile Ay-Zuzuma Bear Away Yankee Bear Away Boy Before Dinner Bill Grogan’s Goat ...

Blues Songs & Scales

Blues Songs Backwater Blues Brown’s Ferry Blues Chilly Winds City Blues De Blues Ain’t Nothin’ Deep-River Blues Everybody’s Crazy ‘Bout the Doggone Blues But I’m Happy Freight Train Blues Got Dem Blues He’s Gone Away I’m Going Down the Road ...

Beautiful Dreamer

Lyrics (Stephen Foster) 1. Beautiful dreamer, wake unto me,Starlight and dewdrops are awaiting thee.Sounds of the rude world heard in the day,Led by the moonlight have all passed away.Beautiful dreamer, queen of my song,List while I woo the with soft ...
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