Conceived, developed & edited
Spiral-bound 7×10 songbook $19.95
by Peter Blood & Annie Patterson
Introduction by Pete Seeger
(list price $22.95)
Words, guitar chords & sources to 1200 songs (only about 1 1/2 cents per song) All the songs you need for years of great singing! New "15th Anniversary Edition" has many corrections and a much easier to read index.
This edition also includes codes under each song that identify which teaching disk and track each song is recorded on. Go to Rise Up Singing: Teaching Discs for more information on these.
Some brief reviews of Rise Up Singing
New! Rich Dunn of the Carson City NV Song Circle has developed a great webpage providing links to videos and Wikipedia information on over 250 songs in Rise Up Singing. More songs are added each month. The You Tube videos are often of classic recordings by Woody Guthrie, Paul Robeson, Pete Seeger, Kingtson Trio, Judy Garland, Bing Cosby, etc. Check it out!
Discounts for quantity orders:
Buy 5 copies for $16.95/copy: $84.75.
Buy 10 copies for $14.95/copy: $149.50.
Always running out of copies of the book? Have you considered buying Rise Up Singing by the box? Cartons of 30 books are only $12/copy--nearly 50% off of the list price!
The books make a terrific fundraiser. Most people find they go through a box really quickly, especially if you use them for sing-alongs. Some groups buy a carton & sell half the copies at full price & keep the other 15 copies for use by their group.
Buy a full carton of 30 copies for $12/copy: $360.00.
UPCOMING EVENTS & WORKSHOPS with Annie & PeterFriday, May 17th - Wakefield MA
. Singalong Concert 7:30 pm, celebrating bicentennial of Wakefield Unitarian-Universalist Church
. For more info contact Rev. Maddie Sifantus
Tuesday, 21 May - Copenhagen Denmark
. Folk concert 20.30 (8:30 pm) at Tjili Pop
cafe, Rantzausgade 28, phone: 35 35 90 20. June 21-26 - Deerfield MA.
Quaker Spring, being held at Woolman Hill
. Details at www.quakerspring.org
See also website for 2 swing bands Annie sings with:
GIRLS FROM MARS and The O-TONESSat, Feb 15 - Cambridge MA.
West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave, (2nd floor) Fresh Pond. 8pm lessons, 9pm dance. Info Olaf Block
. WFCR interview
with Peter and Annie. Hear us talk about sing-alongs and the origins
of Rise Up Singing with live performances of several favorite songs
promoting efforts to secure a Nobel Peace Prize for legendary folk singer & environmental & peace activist, Pete Seeger. A new edition of Seeger's autobiography (which Peter edited) is coming out this spring.
There are some great quotes from Pete on the power of group singing in the recent New York Times article on community sings around the country, many of which use Rise Up Singing.