Many communities are built along or around the banks of rivers. Maybe that explains why so many songs mention rivers. Here is a flowing river of songs from which you could build a session for young or old. Consider moving and playing percussion in addition to singing.
- Let the River Run (Carly Simon)
- Beautiful Ohio (Henry Burr)
- Big River (Johnny Cash)
- Cruising Down the River (Russ Morgan)
- Down By the Old Mill Stream
- Down By the Riverside
- Gentle on My Mind (Elvis, Glenn Campbell)
- Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
- Moon River
- Red River Valley
- Blue Danube Waltz
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