Beautifully illustrated, easy-to-read lyrics to hundreds of classic songs from America and the British Isles. Includes sections of Irish songs, Scottish songs, English songs, Shanties and sailing songs, Stephen Foster songs, Civil War songs, blues songs, Christmas songs, and golden oldies from the late 19th-early 20th centuries. Editor Matthew Barton is the Audio/Video Preservation Specialist at the Library of Congress. This pocket-sized book includes an introduction by another historical figure, B J Thomas (whose hits include "Hooked on a Feeling.") ©2008, 544 pages.