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Primary Song Book

The Primary Song Book

Primary Song Book, English.
Primary Association. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
1905. 1915, 6th Edition. 93 songs.

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Historical. This collection is out of print.

This edition is believed to be in public domain in the United States, either because it was published before 1923, or because it was published before 1964 and the copyright was not renewed. Any songs from before 1923 are in public domain and may be freely copied from their pre-1923 source. Note that individual songs written between 1923 and 1964 may still be copyrighted, even if the collection has fallen out of copyright.

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Indexes

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1. All Things Bright and Beautiful

Words: Cecil Frances Alexander

Music: Frank Ford

2. As a Little Child

Words: Carl Maria von Weber

Music: Carl Maria von Weber

3. Because He Loves Me So

Words: Emily H. Miller

Music: Hans Henry Petersen

4. Come Join With Me to Sing and Praise

Arr.: Alvin A. Beesley

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

5. Children’s Morning Song

Arr.: Ebenezer Beesley

Words: L. Dalton

Music: Anon.

6. Hymn of Praise

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Alfred Peterson

7. Our Children

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

8. I’m Not Too Young for God to See

Words: Anon.

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

9. O Jesus! the Giver of All We Enjoy

Words: Anon.; William W. Phelps

Music: Hans Henry Petersen

10. Jesus, Tender Shepherd

Words: Mary Lundie Duncan

Music: James P. Olsen

11. I Think When I Read That Sweet Story of Old

Words: Jemima Luke

Music: Unknown

12. Jesus Bids Us Shine

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: A. C. Smyth

13. Jesus Blessed the Children

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

14. Jesus, Unto Thee I Pray

Words: E. B. Ferguson

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

15. Jesus Thou Art Sweet and Mild

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

16. Jesus Once Was a Little Child

Words: James R. Murray

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

17. Let the Little Children Come

Words: Emily H. Woodmansee

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

18. My Father, for Another Night

Words: Henry W. Baker

Music: A. C. Smyth

19. Little Knees Should Lowly Bend

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: A. C. Smyth

20. Our Heavenly Father

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: James P. Olsen

21. O, Father Look Upon Us

Words: Anon.

Music: James P. Olsen

22. Our Loving Savior Dear (Trio)

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

23. O, My Father

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Joseph Haydn

24. Loving Shepherd

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Words: Jane E. Leeson

Music: Louis Gottschalk

25. We’ll Thank Our God

Words: Hannah T. King

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

26. Shine On

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

27. Our Father in Heaven

Words: Alvin A. Beesley

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

28. Who shall Sing If Not the Children

Words: Anon.

Music: James P. Olsen

29. I Thank Thee, Dear Father

Words: Anon.

Music: George Careless

30. Loving Mother Kind and True

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

31. My Mother Dear

Arr.: Ebenezer Beesley

Words: S. Lover

Music: Unknown

32. Christmas Cradle Song

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

33. Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

Words: Traditional

Music: Traditional

34. A Stranger Star O’er Bethlehem (Song for Christmas)

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edwin F. Parry

35. This Is Mother, Kind and Tender

Arr.: Alvin A. Beesley

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

36. Cradle Hymn

Words: Martin Luther

Music: Unknown

37. Christmas Eve

Words: Myles B. Foster

Music: Myles B. Foster

38. We Ever Pray for Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

39. For Decoration Day

Words: Unknown

Music: John J. McClellan Jr.

40. Who Was the Prophet? (Dialogue and Chorus)

Words: Mary F. Kelly

Music: William C. Clive

41. The Little New Year

Words: Alvin A. Beesley

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

42. Brigham Young (Ode to His Memory)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

43. Spring

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

44. Summer

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

45. Summer Time

Words: Anon.

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

46. Autumn

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

47. Winter

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

48. Hidden Treasures

Words: J. P. Olsen

Music: James P. Olsen

49. Battle Hymn of the Republic

Words: Julia Ward Howe

Music: Anon.

50. America

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: Henry Carey; Thesaurus Musicus

51. Hail Columbia

Words: Joseph Hopkinson

Music: Philip Phile

52. Red, White and Blue

Arr.: Frank L. Armstrong

Words: David T. Shaw; Thomas A. Becket Sr.

Music: Thomas E. Williams; Thomas A. Becket Sr.

53. The Star-Spangled Banner

Words: Francis Scott Key

Music: John Stafford Smith

54. Utah We Love Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

55. Yankee Doodle

Words: Schamburg

Music: Old English tune

56. Baby Bye, Here’s a Fly

Words: Theodore Tilton

Music: J. M. F. Snodgrass

57. Color Birds

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: John J. McClellan Jr.

58. Hand Exercise Song

Words: Traditional

Music: Old tune

59. Good-night

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

60. Recitation Song

Words: C. A. C. Hadsell

Music: Old English tune

61. Primary March Song

Words: Lewis D. Edwards

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

62. Life’s True Joy

Words: W. Muller

Music: W. Muller

63. The Hedge-Rose (For a concert)

Trans.: Oliver Brand

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Words: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Music: Franz Schubert

64. Song Dialogue for Boys

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Old English tune; J. H. Hewitt; Thomas E. Williams; Thomas A. Becket Sr.; Charles W. Glover

Medleyist: Lula Greene Richards

65. One, Two Three

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: A. C. Smyth

66. Welcome, Friends of Song

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

67. The Busy Bee

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

68. Be in Time

Words: Jane B. Snyder

Music: Thomas Power

69. Far Away

Words: M. Lindsay

Music: M. Lindsay

70. “Trip it Lightly”

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: Gioachino Rossini

71. My Father Dear

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: A. C. Smyth

72. Hearts and Homes

Words: Unknown

Music: George Careless

73. Little Songs

Words: M. M. George

Music: James P. Olsen

74. Dare to do Right

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Words: George L. Taylor

Music: A. C. Smyth

75. We’ll All Stand Up Together (Motion Song)

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

76. In the Chambers of the Mountains

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: A. C. Smyth

77. Home

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

78. Gather Up the Sunbeams

Words: J. M. F. Snodgrass

Music: George Careless

79. In Our Lovely Deseret

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George F. Root

80. Little Lispers

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: J. Hosler

81. Let’s Be Kind to One Another

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

82. Little Things

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

83. Speak to Me Kindly

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

84. Lillies and Roses

Words: Mary E. Blake

Music: James P. Olsen

85. Suwanee River

Words: Stephen C. Foster

Music: Stephen C. Foster

86. Rock-a-bye Baby

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

87. There is a Happy Land

Words: Anon.

Music: Hindu melody

88. Welcome to All

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

89. The Evening Train

Words: Ebenezer Beesley

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

90. Bless the Children

Words: Lucy A. Clark

Music: George Careless

91. A Prayer

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

92. Our Work and Our Wealth

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Old tune

93. Sweet is the Work

Words: Mary A. Ball

Music: George Careless

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