Based on the TV series produced by BBC English by Radio and Television and Bayerischer Rundfunk. Songs Alive is a series of ten 15- minute TV programmes produced by the BBC and Bayerischer Rundfunk. It is also available on film and video-cassette for use in schools and other institutions. This is a compilation of eleven traditional songs from the English speaking world. They are part of the culture of England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia and the U.S.A.. This book is accompanied by a stereo cassette containing the songs recorded in a special arrangement by Duty Free. The songs tell stories about life in the countries they come from. In this book you can find the words and the music of the songs and information about their origins. The author suggest the chords you can use to accompany the songs on the guitar.. Songs Alive! Is for pleasure, but also for learning English.