If you want to play music from Tomorrow's Bread, here's a list of songs mentioned in the novel:

Pop and Country Songs

“Crazy” by Patsy Cline
Chapter 6, page 42—Mentioned when Persy questions her marriage.

“Stand by Me” by Ben E. King
Chapter 11, page 93—After the commission meeting, Eben is beginning to face the fate of his neighborhood.

“Mama Said” by The Shirelles
Chapter 13, page 100—Bibi is playful at the dinner table.

“Shop Around” by The Miracles
Chapter 13, page 103—Loraylee feels out of place at Tocky’s.

“She Loves You” by The Beatles
Chapter 31, page 253—Bibi is missing, Loraylee feels her love.


“We Are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder”
Chapter 25, page 199—Eben is choosing a hymn for an upcoming service.

“Precious Lord”
Chapter 30, page 245—At Oscar’s funeral, Eben feels worn.

“Deep River”
Chapter 30, page 246—Also at Oscar’s funeral, Eben’s wrenching sadness.

“His Eye Is on the Sparrow”
Chapter 31, page 259—At Bibi’s funeral, Loraylee remembers Bibi singing this hymn.

Children’s Songs

“Here We Go Loopty-Loo”
Chapter 10, page 78—Hawk and Desmond sing as they come home from school.

“Itsy Bitsy Spider”
Chapter 15, page 123—Hawk sings with Becky at Lake Wylie.

“Puff, the Magic Dragon” by Peter, Paul and Mary
Chapter 31, page 251—Loraylee hears Hawk playing this on the radio while Uncle Ray is out looking for Bibi.