Classical IPR in Concert: Reader's Digest Family Songbook singalong soiree

Aug 13, 2020

The Reader's Digest Family Songbook was first published in 1969.

It contains more than 120 songs from Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and film, plus folk songs, hymns and popular tunes.

This week on Classical IPR in Concert, our singalong soiree will feature several selections from the Reader's Digest Family Songbook. 

Tune in Friday at 8 p.m. or Sunday at noon.

You can also listen on demand below.


3 songs by George Gershwin
Embraceable you
The man I love
'S wonderful

3 folk songs
Black is the color

3 selections from operettas
Victor Herbert, I'm falling in love with someone (Naughty Marietta)
Victor Herbert, Ah! sweet mystery of life (Naughty Marietta)
Sigmund Romberg, Stouthearted men (The New Moon)

3 hymns
I'll walk with God (from The Student Prince)
Rock of ages
A mighty fortress is our God

3 hits from the turn of the century
Palmer & Ward, The band played on
Evans & Shields, In the good old summertime
Edwards & Bryan, In my merry Oldsmobile

3 songs by Cole Porter
Begin the beguine
Night and day
I get a kick out of you

3 patriotic American songs
When Johnny comes marching home
America the beautiful
The star-spangled banner