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500 Best-Loved Song Lyrics
No. Song
1 The Aba Daba Honeymoon
2 Abide with Me
3 Ach, du Lieber Augustin
4 After the Ball
5 After You've Gone
6 Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
7 Ah! Vous Dirai-je, Maman
8 Alexander's Ragtime Band
9 Alice Blue Gown
10 All God's Children Got Shoes
11 All Night, All Day
12 All Through the Night
13 Alouette
14 The Alphabet Song
15 Amazing Grace
16 America (My Country! 'Tis of Thee)
17 America the Beautiful
18 Anchors Aweigh
19 Angels, from the Realm of Glory
20 Angels We Have Heard on High
21 Annabel Lee
22 Annie Laurie
23 The Ash Grove
24 As I Walked Out in the Streets of Laredo
25 Asleep in the Deep
26 At a Georgia Campmeeting (A Song in Black)
27 Au Clair de la Luna
28 Auld Lang Syne
29 Auprès de Ma Blonde
30 Aula Lea
31 Ave Maria
32 Away in a Manger
33 Baa! Baa! Black Sheep
34 Ballin' the Jack
35 La Bamba
36 The Band Played On
37 Barbara Allen
38 The Battle Cry of Freedom
39 Battle Hymn of the Republic
40 Beautiful Dreamer
41 Beautiful Isle of Somewhere
42 Beautiful Ohio
43 Because
44 Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms
45 The Belle of Av'noo "A"
46 The Bells of St. Mary's
47 Be My Little Baby Bumblebee
48 The Big Rock Candy Mountain
49 Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
50 Billy Boy
51 A Bird in a Gilded Cage
52 Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
53 Blow the Man Down
54 The Blue Bells of Scotland
55 The Boar's Head Carol
56 Bobby Shaftoe
57 The Bowery
58 Brahms' Lullaby ("Wiegenlied")
59 Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heav'nly Light
60 Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella!
61 Bringing in the Sheaves
62 Brother, Come and Dance with Me
63 Buffalo Gals
64 By the Beautiful Sea
65 By the Light of the Silvery Moon
66 The Caissons Go Rolling Along
67 The Campbells Are Comin'
68 Camptown Races
69 Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
70 Carolina in the Morning
71 Carol of the Bells
72 Carry Me Backto Old Virginny
73 Casey Jones
74 The Cavalry Song
75 Charlie Is My Darling
76 The Cherry Tree Carol
77 A Child This Day Is Born
78 China Boy
79 Chinatown, My Chinatown
80 The Chisholm Trail
81 Cielito Lindo
82 Clementine
83 Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean (The Red, White and Blue)
84 Come Back to Erin
85 Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine (Up She Goes!)
86 Come,Thou Almighty King
87 Comin' Thro' the Rye
88 The Coventry Carol (Lully, Lulla)
89 La Cucaracha
90 Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine
91 Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow-Wow!
92 Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
93 Danny Boy
94 Dardanella
95 The Darktown Strutters' Ball
96 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady
97 Deck the Hall
98 Deep River
99 Dixie (Dixie's Land)
100 Dona Nobis Pacem
101 Down Among the Sheltering Palms
102 Down by the Old Mill Stream
103 Down by the Riverside
104 Down in Alabam' (Ain't I Glad I Got Out de Wilderness)
105 Down in My Heart
106 Down in the Valley
107 Down Where the Wurzburger Flows
108 Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill!
109 Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
110 Dry Bones
111 East Side, West Side (The Sidewalks of New York)
112 Eency Weency Spider
113 The Erie Canal
114 Every Day Is Ladies' Day with Me
115 Everything Is Peaches Down in Georgia
116 Ezekiel Saw the Wheel
117 Far Above Cayuga's Waters
118 The Farmer in the Dell
119 The First Nowell
120 The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring
121 Flow Gently, Sweet Afton
122 The Foggy, Foggy Dew
123 For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
124 For Me and My Gal
125 Forty-five Minutes from Broadway
126 Forty-nine Bottles
127 Frankie and Johnny
128 Frère Jacques
129 Froggie Went a-Courtin'
130 Funiculì, Funiculà
131 Get on Board, Little Children
132 Gimme That Old-Time Religion
133 The Girl I Left Behind Me
134 Git Along Home, Cindy
135 Give My Regards to Broadway
136 The Glow-Worm ("Glühwürmchen")
137 God of Our Fathers
138 Go Down, Moses (Let My People (Go) (Down in Egypt Land)
139 God Rest Ye Merry, Genglemen
140 God Save the King (Queen)
141 Goober Peas
142 Good-Bye!
143 Goodbye, Broadway! Hello, France!
144 Good Bye, My Lady Love
145 Goodbye, Old Paint
146 Good King Wenceslas
147 Goodnight, Ladies
148 Go Tell Aunt Rhody
149 Go, Tell It on the Mountain
150 Go 'Way f'om Mah Window
151 Grandfather's Clock
152 Greensleeves
153 Gypsy Love Song (Slumber On, My Little Gypsy Sweetheart)
154 Hail Columbia
155 Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here!
156 Hallelujah Chorus
157 Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
158 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
159 The Harp That Once Thro' Tara's Halls
160 Harrigan
161 Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?
162 Havah Nagilah
163 Hello Central, Give Me Heaven
164 Hello! Ma Baby
165 He's Got the Whole World in His Hand
166 Hiawatha (His Song to Minnehaha)
167 Hindustan
168 Hinky dinky Parlay-Voo (Mademoiselle from Amentières)
169 The Holly and the Ivy
170 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!
171 Home on the Range
172 Home! Sweet Home!
173 A Hot Time in the Old Town
174 How' Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)
175 Hush, Little Baby
176 I Ain't Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares fro Me)
177 I Am the Captain of the Pinafore
178 I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General
179 Ida! Sweet as Apple Cider
180 I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier
181 I'd Leave Ma Happy Home for You
182 I Don't Care
183 I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard
184 If I Had My Way
185 If You'll be M-I-N-E Mine
186 If You're Happy (And You Know It)
187 I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle)
188 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
189 I Hear You Calling Me
190 I'll Fly Away
191 I'll Say She Does
192 I'll See You in C-U-B-A
193 I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen
194 I Love You So (Merry Widow Waltz)
195 I Love You Truly
196 I'm Afraid to Come Home in the Dark
197 I'll Always Chasing Rainbows
198 I'm Called Little Buttercup
199 I'm Falling in Love with Some One
200 I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
201 I Might Be Your "Once-in-a-While"
202 Indiana
203 In My Merry Oldsmobile
204 In the Bleak Midwinter
205 In the Gloaming
206 In the Good Old Summertime
207 In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree
208 In the Sweet Bye and Bye
209 I Ride An Old Paint
210 I Saw Three Ships
211 Italian Street Song (Zing, Zing)
212 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
213 It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary
214 I've Been Working on the Railroad
215 I've Got a Little List
216 I've Got My Captain Working for Me Now
217 I've Got Rings on My Fingers (Mubo Jumbo Jijjiboo J. O'Shea)
218 I've Got Sixpence
219 I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)
220 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
221 Jacob's Ladder
222 Ja Da (Ja Da, Ja Da, Jing Jing Jing!)
223 J'ai du Bon Tabac
224 The Japanese Sandman
225 Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
226 Jesus Loves Me
227 Jim Crak Corn (The Blue Tail Fly)
228 Jingle Bells (One Horse Open Sleigh)
229 John Brown
230 John Henry
231 John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
232 Johnny Get Your Gun
233 John Peel
234 Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho
235 Joy to the World
236 Judgment Day Is Rolling 'Round
237 Kalinka
238 The Kerry Dance
239 Kingdom Coming
240 K-K-K-Katy
241 Kookaburra
242 Kumbayah
243 Lavender's Blue
244 Let Me Call You Sweetheart (I'm in Love with You)
245 Let the Rest of the World Go By
246 Listen to the Mocking Bird
247 Little Annie Rooney
248 A Little Bit of Heaven (Shure They Call It Ireland)
249 The Little Brown Jug
250 Little 'Liza Jane
251 Loch Lomond
252 Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
253 London Bridge
254 Londonderry Air
255 Lonesome Valley
256 Long, Long Ago
257 Looby Loo
258 Love Sends a Little Gift of Roses
259 Love's Old Sweet Song (Just a Song at Twilight)
260 Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me)
261 Macnamara's Band
262 Macushla
263 Madelon (I'll Be True to the Whole Regiment)
264 Malbrouk s'en Va-t-en Guerre
265 (The Man on) The Flying Trapeze
266 The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo
267 Marching Through Georgia
268 Margie
269 The Marines' Hymn
270 La Marseillaise
271 Mary Had a Baby
272 Mary Had a Little Lamb
273 Maryland! My Maryland!
274 Mary's a Grand Old Name
275 Massa's in de Cold, Cold Ground
276 Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis
277 Meet Me To-night in Dreamland
278 Memories
279 Michael Finnegan
280 Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
281 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
282 Mighty Lak' a Rose
283 The Minstrel Boy
284 M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I
285 Missouri Waltz
286 Molly Malone (Cockles 'n' Mussels)
287 Molly, Put the Kettle On!
288 Moonlight Bay
289 M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means the World to Me)
290 Mother Machree
291 Mother, Pin a Rose on Me
292 The Mulberry Bush
293 My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
294 My Buddy
295 My Gal Sal (They Called Her Frivolous Sal)
296 My Heart's in the Highlands
297 My Hero
298 (My Luve Is Like) A Red, Red Rose
299 My Melancholy Baby
300 My Old Kentucky Home
301 My Wild Irish Rose
302 Nearer, My God, to Thee
303 Nobody Knows (And Nobody Seems to Care)
304 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
305 "O" (Oh!)
306 O Canada!
307 O Christmas Tree
308 O Come All Ye Faithful
309 O Come, O Com, Emmanuel
310 O God, Our Help in Ages Past
311 Oh, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
312 Oh by Jingo! Oh by Gee! (You're the Only Girl for Me)
313 Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?
314 Oh, Dem Golden Slippers
315 Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning
316 Oh, How Lovely Is the Evening
317 O Holy Night (Cantique de Noël)
318 Oh, Johnny Oh!
319 Oh, Promise Me!
320 Oh, Susanna
321 Oh, What a Pal Was Mary
322 Oh, Where, Oh, Where Has My Little Dog Gone?
323 Oh, Won't You Sit Down?
324 Oh, You Beautiful Doll
325 Old Black Joe
326 The Old Chisholm Trail
327 Old Dan Tucker
328 Old Folks at Home
329 The Old Grey Mare (The Whiffle Tree)
330 Old Hundred
331 Old Joe Clarke
332 Old King Cole
333 Old MacDonald Had a Farm
334 The Old Oaken Bucket
335 The Old Rugged Cross
336 O Little Town of Bethlehem
337 On a Sunday Afternoon
338 Once in Royal David's City
339 One More River
340 O No, John!
341 On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away
342 On the Road to Mandalay
343 On Top of Old Smoky
344 Onward, Christian Soldiers
345 Oranges and Lemons
346 O Sole Mio!
347 Over There
348 Over the River and Through the Woods
349 Pick Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile
350 Paddle Your Own Canoe
351 Peg o' My Heart
352 Polly-Wolly-Doodle
353 Pop Goes the Weasel
354 Pretty Baby
355 A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody
356 Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet
357 Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (I Never Knew Any Girls Like You)
358 Rally 'Round the Flag
359 The Red River Valley
360 Red Wing (An Indian Intermezzo)
361 Reuben and Rashel
362 Rise and Shine
363 Roamin' in the Gloamin'
364 Rock-a-Bye, Baby
365 Rock-a-Bye Your Baby (With a Dixie Melody)
366 Rock-a My Soul
367 Rock'd in the Cradle of the Deep
368 Rock of Ages
369 Roll, Jordan, Roll
370 Romany Life (Song à la Czardas)
371 The Rosary
372 The Rose of Tralee
373 Rose of Washington Square
374 Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland)
375 Round Her Neck She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
376 Row, Row, Row
377 Row, Row, row Your Boat
378 Fule, Britannia
379 The St. Louis Blues
380 Saint Patrick's Day
381 Sally in Our Alley
382 Santa Lucia
383 Scarborough Fair
384 Schnizelbank
385 School Days (When We Were a Couple of Kids)
386 Shall We Gather at the River?
387 Shalom Chaverim
388 The Sheik of Araby
389 She Is More to Be Pitied Than Cencured
390 She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
391 Shenandoah
392 Shew! Fly, Don't Bother Me
393 Shine On, Harvest Moon
394 Silent Night
395 Silver Threads among the Gold
396 Sing a Song of Sixpence
397 Skip to My Lou
398 Smiles
399 Smilin' Through
400 So Long, Mary
401 Somebody Stole My Gal
402 Some of These Days
403 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
404 Sourwood Mountain
405 Standin' in the Need of Prayer
406 The Star Spangled Banner
407 The Streets of New York
408 Sucking Cider Through a Straw
409 Sunbonnet Sue (Whan I Was a Kid So High)
410 Sur lePont d'Avignon
411 Sussex Carol
412 Swanee
413 Sweet Adeline (You're the Flower of My Heart)
414 Sweet and Low
415 Sweet Betsy from Pike
416 The Sweetest Story Ever Told (Tell Me, Do You Love Me)
417 Sweet Genevieve
418 The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi
419 Sweethearts
420 Sweet Rosie O' Grady
421 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
422 Take Me Out to the Ball Game
423 Taps
424 Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay!
425 Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
426 Ten Little Indians
427 Tenting on the Old Camp-Ground
428 There Is a Tavern in the Town
429 There's a Little Wheel a-Turning
430 There's a Long, Long Trail
431 They Didn't Believe Me
432 This Old Hammer
433 This Old Man
434 This Train
435 Three Blind Mice
436 Throw Him Down, McCloskey
437 Tiger Rag (Hold That Tiger!)
438 Till the Clouds Roll By
439 Till We Meet Again
440 Tis the Last Rose of Summer
441 Tit-Willow
442 Tom Dooley
443 Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral (That's an Irish Lullaby)
444 Tourelay, Tourelay
445 Toyland
446 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
447 Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!
448 Turkey in the Straw (Zip Coon)
449 The Twelve Days of Christmas
450 Twinkle, Twinke, Little Star
451 Under the Bamboo Tree
452 Up on the Housetop
453 Vilia
454 Vive la Compagnie (Viva l'Amour)
455 Wabash Cannon Ball
456 Waiting for the Robert E. Lee
457 Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie
458 Wal, I Swan (Ebenezer Frye)
459 Waltz Me Around Again, Willie ('Round, 'Round, 'Round)
460 A Wandering Minstrel I
461 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
462 The Wayfaring Stranger
463 We Are Coming, Father Abra'am
464 The Wearing of the Green
465 We Gather Together (Prayer of Thanksgiving)
466 Were You There?
467 We Three Kings of Orient Are
468 We Wish You a Merry Chistmas
469 What Can We Do with a Drunken Sailor
470 What Child Is This?
471 When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
472 When I Saw Sweet Nellie Home
473 When I Was a Lad
474 When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again
475 When My Baby Smiles at Me
476 When the Saints Go Marching In
477 When You and I Were Young, Maggie
478 When You Were Sweet Sixteen
479 When You Were a Tulip (And I Wore a Big Red Rose)
480 Where Are You Going, My Pretty Maid?
481 When the River Shannon Flows
482 While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night
483 While Strolling in the Park One Day (The Fountain in the Park)
484 Whispering
485 White Coral Bells
486 Whoopee, Ti Yi Yo (Git Along, Little Dogies)
487 Who Throw the Overalls in Mistress Murphy's Chowder?
488 Woodman, Spare That Tree
489 The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise
490 The Yama-Yama Man
491 Yankee Doodle
492 Yankee Doodle Boy
493 The Yellow Rose of Texas
494 Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay!
495 You'd Be Surprised
496 You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It)
497 You're a Grand Old Flag
498 You're in the Army Now
499 Your Eyes Have Told Me So
500 You Said It!
501 You Tell Me Your Dream (I'll Tell You Mine)
502 Zum Gali Gali