Song Books

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Books of folk songs can be comprehensive anthologies of songs from a region, from a country, or a nation. Three important ones published in the early part of the current rvival are:

   * The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs, by AL Loyd and Ralph Vaughan Williams, several editions from 1959 onwards, Penguin Books 
   * The Singing Island, by Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, 1960, Mills Books 
   * Folk Songs of Great Britain and Ireland, by Peter Kennedy, 1975, Cassell