Dan Zanes' House Party!: A Family Roots Music Treasury
In Dan Zanes' House Party!, the Grammy Award–winning children's artist presents a huge collection of folk songs along with inspiration to start your own family band.
Zanes has curated a rich selection of folk songs that comprise an essential musical cross-section of the American experience and its multicultural, immigrant underpinnings. The selections include the standard songs we all know and love, along with folk classics. Each song is accompanied by a brief narrative on its historical context, followed by lyrics, notation and chords.
Among the songs you'll learn to play: "Erie Canal," "Pay Me My Money Down," "Titanic," "Waltzing Matilda," "The Farmer Is the One," "Wabash Cannonball," "Sloop John B.," "Old Joe Clark," "Skip to My Lou," "King Kong Kitchie" and "We Shall Not Be Moved."
Author: Dan Zanes
Illustrator: Donald Saaf
Format: Spiral bound
Size: 8 x 9 inches