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What songs should I learn for a group camping trip?

Asked by mirifique (1537points) June 27th, 2010

Going camping with a group of fifteen people in their upper 20’s/early 30’s. I’m designated guitarist/singer, but I never know the songs people request. What are some good songs I should learn for a camping singalong?

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charliecompany34's avatar

john jacob jingleheimer schmidt
my name is abraham
row your boat
michael rode a boat ashore

charliecompany34's avatar

my my miss american pie

aprilsimnel's avatar

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
Redemption Song
Time of Your Life
Free Fallin’
Mr. Tambourine Man

Here’s a source for some other ideas, and they aren’t all hippie 60s stuff. Have fun!

charliecompany34's avatar

ok, i see the age group. acoustic guitar stuff is real cool at campfires. stand by…

Dr_Lawrence's avatar

Take almost any of the early Kingston Trio material as well as Peter, Paul and Mary(RIP) songs. Add some Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie classics and you are set!

Cruiser's avatar

Nothing beats kazoo campfire songs like “Happy Boy”!

janbb's avatar

This Land is Your Land
Michael Row the Boat Ashore
You Are my Sunshine
Mr Bojangles

ubersiren's avatar

Brown Eyed Girl
Puff the Magic Dragon
Sweet Child of Mine
Blowin’ in the Wind
Friends in Low Places

Edit: Simon and Garfunkle have a multitude of songs just begging to be sung around a campfire!

Seek's avatar

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Simple Man
Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here
The Beatles’ Blackbird

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