My Lucy McGee Book series is about a young songwriter named Lucy and her friends in their after-school songwriting club. Each of the four books in the series includes original songs.
- Sing along with the songs from the Lucy McGee books
- Perform with the karaoke tracks
- Download a free songbook with lyrics, chords, and more ukulele
- Watch videos of my tips for playing the songs on ukulele
- Find out about the kids who are singing on the tracks
- Find out how to send me your own video to share
- Get an elementary school band score for The Friend Song
If you sing one of the songs for your school or community talent show, make sure to share that the song is from the book and use the comments page to let me know how it goes!
Lyrics and Chords Booklets
- Book 1, 2, 3, 4: Lyrics and music for all songs by Mary Amato.
- Book 1, 2, 3: Vocals by Juliet Wade (as Lucy) and Nico Rasi-deMatties as Phillip. Backup harmonies by Mary Amato.
- Additional vocals on Book 1 by Marisa James-Le, Dunya Siddique, and Noah Miatudila, Malin Ruynh Thomas, Meredith Crowell, Lyla Binsner, and kids from Carpe Diem Arts.
- Alex Lacquement on upright bass (Book 1, 2); Amy Bormet on keys (When I’m Home and Together); Mary Amato on all other instruments.
- All songs engineered, mixed, and mastered by Cletus Kennelly, Urban Garden Recording Studio.
- With special thanks to Juliet’s vocal teacher, Deborah Benner.
- Thanks also to Luna Ukuleles for providing the beautiful concert uke used on this recording and for the book tour.
- Read more about the preparation and recording sessions and see photos of the singers in this link.
- If you enjoy these songs, please consider making a donation to Carpe Diem Arts, a non-profit music and arts organization that has a wonderful program called Ukes on the Move.
Elementary School Band and Chorus Score
Thanks to band teacher Darelynn Fung for arranging a band score for The Friend Song. Download this pdf and with the score and parts and play and sing it at school. Make sure to send a link to any videos you take and I’ll share them with all my Lucy fans.
Lucy McGee Teaching and Reading Guide
Download this six-page guide packed with discussion questions and activities for all the books in the series.
Lines from Lucy
Videos of Ukulele Tips
Are you learning to play the uke? Watch my videos of tips for playing these songs. Here are the first videos. Subscribe to my channel to get them all.
The Piggy Song
The Cleaning Song
The Cookie Song
The Friend Song