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Paul and Silas [core]

Paul and Silas bound in jail, All night long
4 Paul and Silas bound in jail, All night 1 long
Paul and Silas bound in jail, All night long
Cryin', who shall de- 5 liver poor 1 me

That old jailer locked the door,...

Paul and Silas prayed to God,...

That old jail just reeled and rocked,...

Paul and Silas began to shout,...

Paul and Silas paced about,...

Hebrew children in the burnin' fire,...

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Available in these books:

Get Started Plus: Core Songs Edition
100 songs and our acclaimed play-by-ear learning method.
Big Print Songs
Over 200 songs.
Family Tradition
The reference manual, with lyrics to 330 songs.
The first two books feature large-print lyrics (20-point type) and include chords, historical info, jamming hints, and more.

...and on these CDs:

Five CDs, 100 songs. Recordings from the Abbott family and their friends.
Listen to sample tracks.

The MP3 collection has all 100 songs on one CD for a discount. See details.

A song from the The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection, which offers lyrics and free Song Clips (recordings for learning the song by ear) for nearly 400 traditional songs, many of which are often heard in bluegrass and old-time jam circles. The ToneWay Project also offers songbooks, CDs, and a free online video series for learning to play music by ear.