Rise Up and Sing

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Credits and Notices


Rise Up Singing: The Group Singing Songbook was conceived, developed & edited by Peter Blood and Anne Patterson.  The book is a Sing Out Publication, © 1988, 1992, 2004 by Sing Out Corp..  

Front cover illustration for Rise Up Singing is by Kore Loy McWhirter and is © 1988 and 1992 Kore Loy McWhirter.  Interior illustrations from Rise Up Singing are by Kore Loy McWhirter or by Anne Patterson and are © 1988 by the respective artist.

Rise Again: A Group Singing Songbook will be published by Hal Leonard Books in 2015.  

Front cover drawing for Rise Again is by Mary Azarian and is © 2014 Hal Leonard Corp.

Interior illustrations for Rise Again pictured on this site and in campaign video are by Anne Patterson.

Rise Again campaign video:

Videography by Scot Broderick, LightSpeed Productions.

“This Land Is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie, TRO © 1956 (renewed) Ludlow Music, Inc. New York, NY. Recorded at the Seeger Memorial Singalong held Feb. 16, 2014 at First Congregational Church of Amherst MA.

“Goofing Off Suite” by Pete Seeger © 1959 (renewed) Sanga Music Inc.  

“If I Had a Hammer”, lyrics by Lee Hays, music by Pete Seeger, TRO © 1958 (renewed) Ludlow Music, Inc. New York NY.

Tony Trischka Band recording of “Goofing Off Suite” and Nanci Griffith & Friends recording of “If I Had a Hammer” are from the double CD Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Volume 1 and were utilized by permission of Appleseed Recordings.

Music to both songs can be found in Pete Seeger’s autobiography Where Have All the Flowers Gone: A Singalong Memoir, by Pete Seeger, published by Sing Out Publications and W.W.Norton.

All photographs used by permission including:

  • Photograph of Seeger Memorial Concert by Andy Morris-Friedman.

  • Photos of Anne Patterson & Peter Blood working in their offices are by Andy Grant.

  • Promotional photograph of Annie & Peter by Cheryl Edgerley.

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