Primary Song Book

Primary Song Book

The Primary Song Book

Primary Song Book, English.
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. General Board of the Primary Associations.
1905. 1912, 4th Edition. 93 songs.


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List of songs
Songs (Return to top)
1.
All Things Bright and Beautiful

Words: Cecil Frances Alexander

Music: Frank Ford

Other versions of this song:
All Things Bright and Beautiful

2.
As a Little Child

Words: John Newton

Music: Carl Maria von Weber

Other versions of this song:
As a Little Child

3.
Because He Loves Me So

Words: Emily H. Miller

Music: Hans Henry Petersen

Other versions of this song:
I Love to Hear the Story

4.
Come Join With Me to Sing and Praise

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

Arr.: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Come, join with me to sing and praise

5.
Children’s Morning Song

Words: L. Dalton

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Children’s Morning Song

6.
Hymn of Praise

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Alfred Peterson

Other versions of this song:
I’ll Strive While Young to Tune My Voice

7.
Our Children

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Our Children

8.
I’m Not Too Young for God to See

Words: Anon.

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
I’m not too young for God to see

9.
O Jesus! the Giver of All We Enjoy

Words: Anon.; William W. Phelps

Music: Hans Henry Petersen

Other versions of this song:
O Jesus, the Giver of All We Enjoy

10.
Jesus, Tender Shepherd

Words: Mary Lundie Duncan

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear us

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

Words: Jemima Luke

Music: Unknown

Other versions of this song:
I Think When I Read That Sweet Story

12.
Jesus Bids Us Shine

Words: Susan Warner

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Bids Us Shine

13.
Jesus Blessed the Children

Words: Alvin A. Beesley

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Blessed the Children

14.
Jesus, Unto Thee I Pray

Words: E. B. Ferguson

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Jesus, Unto Thee I Pray

15.
Jesus Thou Art Sweet and Mild

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Other versions of this song:
Jesus, Thou Art Sweet and Mild

16.
Jesus Once Was a Little Child

Words: James R. Murray

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Once Was a Little Child

17.
Let the Little Children Come

Words: Emily H. Woodmansee

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Other versions of this song:
Let the Little Children Come

18.
My Father, for Another Night

Words: Henry W. Baker

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
My Father, for Another Night

19.
Little Knees Should Lowly Bend

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Little Knees Should Lowly Bend

20.
Our Heavenly Father

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
Our Heavenly Father, we will sing

21.
O, Father Look Upon Us

Words: Anon.

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
O Father, look upon us

22.
Our Loving Savior Dear (Trio)

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
Our Loving Savior Dear

23.
O, My Father

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Franz Joseph Haydn

Other versions of this song:
O My Father

24.
Loving Shepherd

Words: Jane E. Leeson

Music: Louis M. Gottschalk

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Loving Shepherd

25.
We’ll Thank Our God

Words: Hannah T. King

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
We’ll bless our God for daily bread

26.
Shine On

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Shine On

27.
Our Father in Heaven

Words: Alvin A. Beesley

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Our Father in Heaven

28.
Who shall Sing If Not the Children

Words: Anon.

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
Who shall sing if not the children?

29.
I Thank Thee, Dear Father

Words: Anon.

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
I Thank Thee, Dear Father

30.
Loving Mother Kind and True

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Other versions of this song:
Loving Mother, Kind and True

31.
My Mother Dear

Words: S. Lover

Music: Unknown

Arr.: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
My Mother Dear

32.
Christmas Cradle Song

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Christmas Cradle Song

33.
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

Words: Traditional

Music: Traditional

Other versions of this song:
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

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

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edwin F. Parry

Other versions of this song:
A Stranger Star O’er Bethlehem

35.
This Is Mother, Kind and Tender

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
This Is Mother, Kind and Tender

36.
Cradle Hymn

Words: Martin Luther; Little Children’s Book for Schools and Families, 1885

Music: Unknown

Other versions of this song:
Away in a Manger

37.
Christmas Eve

Words: Myles B. Foster

Music: Myles B. Foster

Other versions of this song:
Christmas Eve

38.
We Ever Pray for Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
We ever pray for thee, our prophet dear

39.
For Decoration Day

Words: S. M. Kneil

Music: John J. McClellan

Other versions of this song:
Let little hands bring blossoms sweet

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

Words: Mary F. Kelly

Music: William C. Clive

Other versions of this song:
Who Was the Prophet?

41.
The Little New Year

Words: Ellen Robena Field

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
The Little New Year

42.
Brigham Young (Ode to His Memory)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Brigham Young

43.
Spring

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Spring

44.
Summer

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Summer

45.
Summer Time

Words: Anon.

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Summer Time

46.
Autumn

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Autumn

47.
Winter

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Winter

48.
Hidden Treasures

Words: James P. Olsen

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
Hidden Treasures

49.
Battle Hymn of the Republic

Words: Julia Ward Howe

Music: Anon.

50.
America

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: Henry Carey; Thesaurus Musicus

Other versions of this song:
My Country, ’Tis of Thee

51.
Hail Columbia

Words: Joseph Hopkinson

Music: Philip Phile

Other versions of this song:
Hail, Columbia!

52.
Red, White and Blue

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

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

Arr.: Frank L. Armstrong

Other versions of this song:
Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean

53.
The Star-Spangled Banner

Words: Francis Scott Key

Music: John Stafford Smith

Other versions of this song:
The Star-Spangled Banner

54.
Utah We Love Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Utah, We Love Thee

55.
Yankee Doodle

Words: Schamburg

Music: Old English tune

Other versions of this song:
Yankee Doodle

56.
Baby Bye, Here’s a Fly

Words: Theodore Tilton

Music: J. M. F. Snodgrass

Other versions of this song:
Baby bye, here’s a fly

57.
Color Birds

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: John J. McClellan

Other versions of this song:
Color Birds

58.
Hand Exercise Song

Words: Traditional

Music: Old tune

Other versions of this song:
Roll Your Hands

59.
Good-night

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Good Night, and Peace Be with You

60.
Recitation Song

Words: C. A. C. Hadsell

Music: Old English tune

Other versions of this song:
Oh, Yankee Doodle is the tune

61.
Primary March Song

Words: Lewis D. Edwards

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Other versions of this song:
O, happy joyous meeting day!

62.
Life’s True Joy

Words: W. Muller

Music: W. Muller

Other versions of this song:
Life’s True Joy

63.
The Hedge-Rose (For a concert)

Words: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Music: Franz Schubert

Trans.: Oliver Brand

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Heidenröslein

64.
Song Dialogue for Boys

Words: Lula Greene Richards; Lula Greene Richards; Lula Greene Richards; 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

Other versions of this song:
It was an old old lady

66.
Welcome, Friends of Song

Words: Benjamin C. Unseld

Music: Benjamin C. Unseld

Other versions of this song:
Young and aged, short and tall

67.
The Busy Bee

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
The Busy Bee

68.
Be in Time

Words: Jane B. Snyder

Music: Thomas Power

Other versions of this song:
Be in Time

69.
Far Away

Words: M. Lindsay

Music: M. Lindsay

Other versions of this song:
Where is now the merry party

70.
“Trip it Lightly”

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: Gioachino Rossini

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Trip It Lightly

71.
My Father Dear

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
My own dear loving father

72.
Hearts and Homes

Words: Unknown

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
Hearts and homes, sweet words of pleasure

73.
Little Songs

Words: M. M. George

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
Little songs, all full of joy

74.
Dare to do Right

Words: George L. Taylor

Music: William B. Bradbury

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Dare to Do Right

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

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
We’ll All Stand Up Together

76.
In the Chambers of the Mountains

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
In the chambers of the mountains

77.
Home

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Home

78.
Gather Up the Sunbeams

Words: J. M. F. Snodgrass

Music: J. M. F. Snodgrass

Other versions of this song:
Gather Up the Sunbeams

79.
In Our Lovely Deseret

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George F. Root

Other versions of this song:
In Our Lovely Deseret

80.
Little Lispers

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: J. Hosler

Other versions of this song:
Little Lispers

81.
Let’s Be Kind to One Another

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Let’s Be Kind to One Another

82.
Little Things

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Little Things

83.
Speak to Me Kindly

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Speak to me kindly, dear papa

84.
Lillies and Roses

Words: Mary E. Blake

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
When a child breathes a pure and gentle prayer

85.
Suwanee River

Words: Stephen Foster

Music: Stephen Foster

Other versions of this song:
Old Folks at Home (Suwannee River)

86.
Rock-a-bye Baby

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
Rock-a-Bye Baby

87.
There is a Happy Land

Words: Anon.

Music: Hindu melody

Other versions of this song:
There is a Happy Land

88.
Welcome to All

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
Welcome to All

89.
The Evening Train

Words: Ebenezer Beesley

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
The Evening Train

90.
Bless the Children

Words: Lucy A. R. Clark

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
Bless the Children

91.
A Prayer

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
The Teacher’s Prayer

92.
Our Work and Our Wealth

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Old tune

Other versions of this song:
Our Work and Our Wealth

93.
Sweet is the Work

Words: Mary A. Ball

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
Sweet is the work among children