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The Great British Songbook

A non fiction book by

Folk songs. traditional ballads, music-hall songs,drawing room songs, hymns, carols, and spirituals are all included, as well as songs from operettas and the most popular songs from the First and second World Wars. The criteria for inclusion are that the melodies are familiar and the lyrics are of interest in their own right. Fabulous book

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Hardback Editions

November 1986 : UK Hardback

Title: The Great British Songbook
Author(s): James Cochrane
ISBN: 1-85145-093-9 / 978-1-85145-093-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pavilion Books
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Paperback Editions

October 1987 : UK Paperback

Title: The Great British Song Book
Author(s): James Cochrane
ISBN: 0-571-15133-7 / 978-0-571-15133-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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