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Weavers

The Weavers were an American folk music quartet based in the Greenwich Village area of New York City. They sang traditional folk songs from around the world, as well as blues, gospel music, children's songs, labor songs, and American ballads, and sold millions of records at the height of their popularity. Their style inspired the commercial "folk boom" that followed them in the 1950s and 1960s, including such performers as The Kingston Trio; Peter, Paul, and Mary; The Rooftop Singers; and Bob Dylan.


Individual Folios

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Goodnight Irene : SATB : Robert De Cormier : The Weavers : 08742749 : 073999427493

Robert De Cormier : Goodnight Irene

Arranged by Robert De Cormier for The Weavers, this song was the theme song of Huddie Ledbetter, better known as Leadbelly, King of the Twelve String Guitar. When The Weavers recorded it in the '50s, it quickly became #1 on the charts and has remained an American classic.Available separately: SATB and Piano. Performance Time: Approx. 3:20.

Arranger: Robert De Cormier Performed By: The Weavers | Country: United States

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742749


Healing River : SATB : Sheena Phillips : Sheena Phillips : The Weavers : Sheet Music : SBMP696 : 964807006965

Sheena Phillips : Healing River

The versatile composer is renowned in the world of folk music for his association with the Weavers, that legendary group of the fifties and sixties who received an honorary Grammy in 2006. Sheena Phillips created a splendid choral arrangement of this moving piece; it is also available for SSAA.

Composer: Sheena Phillips Performed By: The Weavers

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| SBMP696


Lonesome Traveler : SATB divisi : Robert De Cormier : Lee Hayes : The Weavers : Sheet Music : 08742753 : 073999427530

Robert De Cormier : Lonesome Traveler

Arranged by Robert De Cormier for The Weavers, this song was written by Lee Hays, the bass singer of the quartet. Born and raised in Arkansas with a strong gospel tradition, Lee called this a modern spiritual.Available separately: SATB and Piano. Performance Time: Approx. 2:05.

Arranger: Robert De Cormier | Composer: Lee Hayes Performed By: The Weavers | Country: United States

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $1.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742753


So Long It's Been Good to Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust) : SATB : Robert De Cormier : Woody Guthrie : The Weavers : Sheet Music : 08742664 : 073999426649

Robert De Cormier : So Long It's Been Good to Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust)

Woody Guthrie, the great Oklahoma balladeer, wrote this song about the terrible Oklahoma dust storms that literally blew the land away and forced many of the Okies to migrate west to California. Like the old folk saying, I'm laughing to keep from crying, Woody gives this tragic story a comic twist. Available: SATB. Performance Time: Approx. 3:00.

Arranger: Robert De Cormier | Composer: Woody Guthrie Performed By: The Weavers | Country: United States

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742664


Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena : SSA : Martin Ellis : Issachar Miron : The Weavers : Sheet Music : 00200499 : 888680650872

Martin Ellis : Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena

Made popular by the Weavers folk group in the late 1940s, this dance-like song will add life and color to your concert. Easily learned with layered vocal parts and body percussion, this arrangement is well-suited for festival performances.

Arranger: Martin Ellis | Composer: Issachar Miron Performed By: The Weavers

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00200499


Why Can't We Have Christmas the Whole Year Around : SATB : Robert De Cormier : The Weavers : Sheet Music : 08742663 : 073999426632

Robert De Cormier : Why Can't We Have Christmas the Whole Year Around

This arrangement of We Wish You a Merry Christmas was written for the legendary American folk group Peter, Paul and Mary by the great choral conductor and arranger Robert De Cormier. With a special set of lyrics, this wonderful SATB setting makes a plea for peace and brotherhood throughout the world.Available separately: SATB and Piano. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30

Arranger: Robert De Cormier Performed By: The Weavers | Country: United States

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742663


Why Can't We Have Christmas the Whole Year Around : SSA : Robert De Cormier : The Weavers : Sheet Music : 08744337 : 073999176629

Robert De Cormier : Why Can't We Have Christmas the Whole Year Around

This arrangement of We Wish You a Merry Christmas was written for the legendary American folk group Peter, Paul and Mary by the great choral conductor and arranger Robert De Cormier. With a special set of lyrics, this wonderful SATB setting makes a plea for peace and brotherhood throughout the world.Available separately: SATB and Piano. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30

Arranger: Robert De Cormier Performed By: The Weavers | Country: United States

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744337


Wimoweh (Mbube) : SATB : David Dusing : The Weavers : Sheet Music : 08743908 : 073999439083

David Dusing : Wimoweh (Mbube)

This South African Zulu song was first recorded in the early 1940s by Solomon Linda. Pete Seeger later transcribed the song for The Weavers. Once adapted to their own style, it become one of their greatest hits.

Arranger: David Dusing Performed By: The Weavers | Country: South Africa

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.60 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743908