Princess Pat
You Are My Sunshine
There Ain't No Bugs On Me
Cannibal King
I've Been Working On the Railroad
Home on the Range
Jenny Jenkins
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Are you looking for the best camping songs to sing at your next campfire?
Imagine your own successful sing-a-long!

           ...Imagine the smiles on the faces of your friends and family as you teach them new, easy, fun songs.

           ...Imagine the feeling you'll get when they say, "good job! That was really fun. Can we do this again?"

        ...Imagine the laughter and the feelings of friendship that come with a fun filled campfire songfest.

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Here is a fun example of one of the 80+ songs in the songbook.


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...You can have at your fingertips over 80 of the most requested campfire songs, all in one book, complete with lyrics, notes and guitar chords.      

 ...The best songs for campfires and singalongs are the ones everyone already knows, or songs that can be learned in less than a minute.

...You can also entertain with some great contemporary acoustic songs by Jack Johnson, John Denver, James Taylor and Jim Croce (among others). Although they are not included in the songbook, you can find the guitar chords and lyrics on the Contemporary Campfire Songs page.

 ...A key element of a good singalong that is very seldom used is having those in the group help make up their own verses to familiar songs? It's easier than you might think, and adults as well as kids love it!

           ...The Great American Campfire Songbook is perfect for bluegrass bands, scout and youth leaders, guitar teachers, elementary music teachers, parents and grandparents, just to name a few.

            ...It is the perfect resource for scout blue and gold banquets, camporees, scout-o-ramas, campouts and pack meetings.

         ...You can download the songbook in less than five minutes, saving hours of searching the web 

...You can also download the guitar, banjo and mandolin tab versions of the songbook. Save even more by ordering the complete package, which includes the songbook and the three tab versions mentioned above.

            ...Scroll to the bottom if you would like to see some sample pages from the songbook.

            ...Don't be fooled by other sites that are offering thousands of songs; they don't include the music or the chords. All you get is the words.

            ...It comes with an iron-clad 100% guarantee. If you're not totally satisfied, you can get a full refund; no questions asked. Not only that, but you can keep the songbook. You can't get a better guarantee than that!


The Great American Campfire Songbook sells for just $12.95. That's less than 20 cents per song.

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 Campfire Songs
Introduction to Campfire Songs
Getting the most out of your campfire singing
The Best Camping Songs
Song List
Dynamic Trio of a Successful Singalong
Teaching Guitar with the Campfire Songbook
Easy Guitar Song Book
Guitar Tab Version
Banjo Tab Version
Mandolin Tab Version

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Are the songs easy to play? 

Yes; if you can play a few of the basic open chords on the guitar, you can play 95% of these songs. As I have edited these songs, I have put them in keys that are easy for novice guitarists. These songs are also in a range that makes them easy to sing; not too high and not too low.

Here is a good example of an easy song to sing. Home On the Range uses just four chords: G, C, A7 and D7. You can use an easy strum, or a simple finger picking pattern like I do, or make it as fancy as your imagination (and fingers!) will let you.

Another great resource is the videos I have put on Youtube. Once you get your book, you can look at the videos along with the lyrics.  Subscribe to my channel, bestcampfiresongs, and sing along with me.


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"But I'm not a musician!"

You have a couple of options: 

          ...If you want to learn the guitar, and you have at least a couple of weeks before your singalong, you could learn 4 or 5 chords, and be able to play several of the songs in the book.

           ...Or, you can find a friend that already plays, give them the music, tell them what songs you want to do, and go from there.

           ...Guitar accompaniment sounds great, and adds to the experience, but it is not absolutely necessary; you could sing without it.

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What's included in the songbook?

Each song has the notated music, words and the guitar chords. In addition, you will receive a second version, with the lyrics only; that way, you can print off copies for those who only need the words.

Here is an important thing to consider: This book includes the music and chords, most other resources on the web have only the words. If you don't know how the songs sound, the words alone will be useless to you.

Also included is Ten Tips For a Successful Campfire.  Tips include what songs to sing with what age groups; how to prepare; what to do if you don't have a guitar; and other good tips.

Listed below are just a few of the songs you will find in the Great American Campfire Songbook;
  • You Are My Sunshine
    Home On the Range
  • I've Been Working on the Railroad
  • B-I-N-G-O
  • Billy Boy
  • Cannibal King
  • Chumbara
  • Cindy
  • Cotton Eye Joe
  • He's Got the Whole World
  • Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
  • Jenny Jenkins
  • O, Susannah
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • Princess Pat
  • Shenandoah
  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot
  • There Ain't No Bugs On Me
  • and many more

The Great American Campfire Songbook sells for just $12.95. With over 80 songs, that's less than 20 cents per song.
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Visit the Songlist page to see a complete list of all the songs.

Click on the thumbnails below to see a page from the full size version.

Happy Wanderer thumbnail Jenny Jenkins thumbnail There Aint No Bugs thumbnail Ive Been Workin thumbnail

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Still undecided? 

Then download The Ten Most Requested Campfire Songs for free! You can get a taste of what is in the Great American Campfire Songbook by getting the Ten Most Requested Campfire Songs. 

When you buy The Great American Campfire Songbook, you will also learn Ten Ways to have a successful campfire singalong. Here are some of the things you will learn:

  • How to choose the right songs
  • What instruments can be used for accompaniment
  • Just how organized you really need to be
  • Great non-musical additions to a campfire
  • Which songs are the best action songs for young kids
  • Which songs are the best for your age group
  • Much, much more

Learn everything you need to know to have a successful campfire singalong for your upcoming campfire and for campfires in years to come.


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