Margaret’s Songs

The song texts and mp3 recordings accessible from this page are all my original compositions. These texts and recordings are all copyright © Margaret J. Nelson; all commercial rights are reserved.

Visitors to this site have my permission to learn these songs and to use them, with attribution, in non-commercial contexts including song circles, peace marches, worship services, environmental gatherings, and political rallies.  However, all commercial rights remain reserved: if (for example) you wish to offer recordings of these songs for sale, please contact me to discuss royalties.

Ecology Songs

In the Circle of the Ocean Circle-of-the-Ocean.mp3
Praise Mother Earth (pdf)
Space is Large Space-is-Large.mp3

Peace Songs and Political Songs

Ain’t Gonna Hate My Neighbor (pdf)
Dancing on the Edge Dancing-on-the-edge1.mp3
Died in the War (pdf) Died-In-The-War.mp3
Let Peace Prevail (pdf) Let-Peace-Prevail.mp3
Stop the War, Bring Back
the Bill of Rights Now

Life, Love, and Death

Drunkard’s Waltz (pdf) Drunkards-waltz.mp3
Little Foxes Lullaby (pdf) Little-foxes.mp3
Maples (pdf) Maple.mp3
Middle Aged Love (pdf) Middle-Aged-Love.mp3
My Tree (The Robin’s Song) (pdf) My-Tree.mp3
Snow Upon the Mountain (pdf)
These Bones These-Bones.mp3
Singing from Heart to Heart Singing-from-Heart-to-Heart.mp3