I managed to get bronchitis and laryngitis at the same time (I always think it’s amusing when preachers, who make their living by talking, get laryngitis). This slowed me down: I haven’t had much energy for a week, and my brains feel like Swiss cheese.

But I did have enough energy to finally update The Folk Choir Song Book, which was first published in 2009 (when I was coming off two years of directing a folk choir at a UU church). I’ve corrected many typographical errors, removed one song that turned out to be covered by copyright, and added some fun stuff that didn’t make it into the first edition.

FolkChoirCoverSmallThe Folk Choir Song Book has 31 songs suitable for singing in liberal religious congregations, and it’s a great way to learn how to sing in what some folk singers call “the stack”: melody in the middle, high harmony above, and bass part below. You can buy it online through Lulu.com for $8.38+S&H (sold at cost; I make no money) — or, if you see me in person, I can sell you one for $7.32 because I bought a bunch when Lulu.com was having a sale.

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