Traditional songs

The following songs were written before the turn of the 20th Century.  Most are well-known! They include folk, sea shanties, nursery rhymes, some of the earlier Music Hall classics (such as Daisy Bell!) and hymns or spirituals.

 

Amazing Grace
A-Roving/The Maid of Amsterdam
Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond, The
Clementine
Cockles and Mussels
Daisy Bell
Danny Boy
Day-O (Banana Boat Song)
Fire Down Below
Home on the range
I’ve been working on the railroad
Jingle Bells
Little Brown Jug
More We Get Together, The
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?
Oh Susannah
Polly Wolly Doodle
Scarborough Fair
She was one of the early birds
She’ll be coming ’round the mountain
Silent Night
Skye Boat Song
Waltzing Matilda
What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor?
When the Saints go Marching In
Wild Rover, The