The Folk Songs of North America, in the English Language

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Doubleday, 1960 - Music - 623 pages
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Words, music and history of over 300 folk songs arranged by regions and subject matter and indexed by titles and first lines.

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Contents

88
28
16
42
21
49
SHOUTERS AND SHAKERS
64
PIONEERS
75
The Fogg DewI
89
The Foggy DewII
90
In the Wilderness
91
Cock Robin
181
89
183
94
189
98
195
Black is the Colour
206
How Old Are You
212
111
218
Shady Grove
234

The PawPaw Patch
92
The Lone Green Valley
93
Young Charlotte
94
Turkey in the Straw
95
co Lincoln and Liberty
97
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
98
C2 Virginias Bloody Soil
99
TIMBER TIGERS
100
The Little Brown Bulls
110
The Pinery Boy 11 2
112
The River in the Pines 11 3
113
41
114
c8 Moosehead Lake 11 c
115
Bold Jack Donahue
117
Silver Jack
119
The Frozen Logger
120
WORKERS AND FARMERS
122
The Julie Plante
127
Red Iron Ore
128
The Avondale Mine Disaster
130
j My Sweethearts a Mule
131
The Farmer is the Man
132
The Housewifes Lament
133
Me Fathers a Lawyer in England
134
The Horse Named Bill
135
Love is Pleasin 1 36
136
THE MARITIME PROVINCES
137
Three Young Ladies
141
The Kangaro
142
The Mary L MacKay
144
Mary Ann
145
When a Mans in Love
146
A Great Big Sea
148
Ize the Bye
149
THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND BACKWOODS
153
ACROSS THE BLUE RIDGE 1 u 79 John Riley
161
Cumberland Gap
162
The Deer Chase
163
Lily Munroe
164
Rattlesnake
165
Single Girl
166
8c Gentle Fair Jenny 166
167
THE OLD BALLADS
168
The Devils Nine Questions
180
The Twelve Days of Christmas
245
ROWDY WAYS
251
34
257
MURDER BALLADS
265
HARD TIMES
276
Peg an Awl
283
BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI 102
297
ic6 Were Coming Arkansas
309
Buffalo Boy 31 c
315
The State of Arkansas
322
Green Grows the Laurel
332
17j Lousy Miner
338
Charlie Quantrell
347
COWBOYS
353
Wake Up Jacob
366
A Cowboys Life
369
The Old Mans Lament
375
When I Was a Cowboy
381
Billy the Kid
387
In Kansas
395
Lord Lovel
401
216
415
221
422
230
440
SPIRITUALSI
448
236
454
SPIRITUALSII
460
243
471
250
477
255
484
259
498
WORK SONGS
514
277
528
Long John
537
Cant You Line It? 45
546
John HenryI
560
303
567
308
585
315
593
Discography
608
42
617
231
618
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