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American ballads and folk songs

Author: John A Lomax; Alan Lomax; George Lyman Kittredge
Publisher: New York : Dover, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover the diversity, spontaneity, free-flowing melody and sheer invention of scores of songs sung by cowboys and convicts, lumberjacks, hobos, miners, plantation slaves, and more.
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Genre/Form: Sheet music
Music
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: John A Lomax; Alan Lomax; George Lyman Kittredge
ISBN: 0486282767 9780486282763
OCLC Number: 30518254
Notes: Unacc.
Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1934.
Description: xxxix pages, 625 pages of music ; 21 cm
Contents: Adieu to Bon Country ; Ain' no mo' cane on de Brazis ; Alabama-bound ; All the pretty little horses ; Allá en el rancho grande ; Amazing grace ; Arizona ; The Arkansas traveler ; Aurore Pradère ; Bad man ballad ; The ballad of Davy Crockett ; Ballad of the Erie Canal ; Ye ballade of Ivan Petrofsky Skevar ; De ballit of de boll weevil ; The banks of the Pamanaw ; The bear in the hill ; Bear the news, Mary ; Beautiful ; Benny Havens, Oh ; Big Jim ; Bill Martin and Ella Speed ; Billy Boy ; Billy the Kid ; The black ball line ; Black Betty ; Black-eyed Susie ; De black gal ; Blin' man stood on de way an' cried ; Blow the man down ; The Boston come-all-ye ; Braddock's defeat ; Brigham Young ; The buccaneers ; Bucking bronco ; The buffalo skinners ; The bull-whacker ; Bung yer eye ; Burges ; Captain Robert Kidd ; Casey Jones ; Charley Snyder ; The cholly blues ; Coming around the Horn ; The company cook ; The Connecticut peddler ; Constitution and Guerrière ; Cornfield holler ; Cotton field song ; Cotton-eyed Joe ; Cowboy boasting chants ; Cowboy to pitching bronco ; The cowboy's dream ; Cowboys' getting'-up holler ; Criole Candjo ; Crossing the plains ; Crows in the garden ; The Cryderville Jail ; Cuatro palomitas blancas ; Cumberland Gap ; Damn the Filipinos ; Darky Sunday school ; Darlin' ; Dat's all right, Baby ; Dat lonesome stream ; The dead man's chest ; The death of Jack Hinton ; Deep river ; Dese bones gwine to rise again ; Destroyer life ; Dink's blues ; Dink's song ; Dirty mistreatin' women ; Dives and Laz'us ; Dixie ; Down in the valley ; The dreary Black Hills ; Drink that rot gut ; The drunkard's doom ; Al abandonado ; El amor due te tenía ; The E-r-i-e ; The Erie Canal ; The Erie Canal ballad ; Every night when the sun goes in ; The factory girl ; Fare thee well, Babe ; Few days ; Fifteen years on the Erie Canal ; The fishes ; The flying cloud ; Foller de drinkin' gou'd ; Frankie and Albert ; Frog went a-courtin' ; From the chuck wagon ; The gal I left behind me ; Gerry's rocks ; Get up, Jack! John, sit down ; The gilla monster ; Git along, little dogies ; Go way f'om mah window ; Goin' home ; Going to Boston ; Good ol' mountain dew ; Good old rebel ; Good-by, Mother ; Good-by, old paint ; Good-by, pretty mama ; Great God-a'mighty ; Greer County ; De grey goose ; Groun' hog ; Gwineter harness in de mornin' soon ; Hallelujah, bum again ; The hammer song ; Hard times ; Hard to be a nigger ; Hard trials ; The hard-working miner ; Hardly think I will ; Healin' waters ; Hell and Heaven ; Hell in Texas ; The hearse song ; Heave away ; The heavy-hipted woman ; The highly educated man ; Hinky dinky, parley-voo ; Hold on, Abraham ; Honey, take a whiff on me ; I love little Willie ; I wish I was a mole in the ground ; Ida Red ; An Idaho cowboy dance ; If you want to know where the privates are ; In town ; Jack Wrack ; Jesse James ; Jim Haggerty's story ; Joe Bowers ; John Brown's body ; John Harty ; John Henry ; Johnny come down to Hilo ; Julie Ann Johnson ; Jumpin' Judy ; Just from Dawson ; The killer ; Lay dis body down ; Levee camp holler ; 'Ligion so sweet ; Little brown jug ; Little gal at our house ; The little Mohee ; Liza Jane ; Long gone ; Long time ago ; The Lost Jimmie Whalen ; Louisiana girls ; Low bridge, everybody down ; Lulu ; Man goin' round ; The man on the flying trapeze ; Many t'ousand go ; Michié Préval ; De midnight special ; Mike ; Moanin' ; Mone, member, mone ; Mustang gray ; My li'l John Henry ; My yallow gal ; Nachul-born Easman ; Never said a mumbalin' word ; Now our meeting's over ; Oh, Lawd, how long ; The old bachelor ; Old Bill ; The old Chizzum Trail ; Old Dan Tucker ; The old gray goose ; Old Joe Clark ; Ol' John Brown ; Ol' Mother Hare ; Ol' rattler ; On Meesh-e-gan ; The other shore ; Ou Som Sourucou ; Paddy works on the Erie ; Paper of pins ; Parting friends ; Pattin' ; Pick a bale o' cotton ; Po' boy ; Po' Laz'us ; Polly Williams ; Poor lonesome cowboy ; Quantrell ; Rabbit hash ; The raging can-all ; Railroad Bill ; Raise a ruckus tonight ; Rattle snake ; Red River shore ; Reason I stay on job so long ; Red iron ore ; Rémon ; The Rio Grande ; A rookie's lament ; Rosie ; The roving gambler ; Roy Bean ; Run, nigger, run ; Rye whiskey ; Salangadou ; Sam Bass ; Sam Hall ; Sandy lan' ; Set down, servant ; Shack bully holler ; The shanty-boy and the farmer's son ; Shenandoah ; Shoo, shoo, shoo-lye ; Shoot the buffalo ; Shortenin' bread ; Shorty George ; Shot my pistol in the heart of town ; Siege of Plattsburg ; Skip to my Lou ; Snagtooth Sal ; Sourwood Mountain ; Spanish Johnny ; Stagolee ; The stampede ; Steel laying holler ; Stewball ; Sugar babe ; Susan Van Dusan ; Sweet Betsey from Pike ; Swing low, sweet chariot ; Tale of a little pig ; Tearin' out-a wilderness ; Ten thousand miles from home ; That pretty little gal ; This train ; Three pigs ; Tie-shuffling chant ; Tie-tamping chant ; Tone de bell easy ; Tragedia de Heraclio Bernal ; A trip on the Erie ; Tying a knot in the devil's tail ; Un, deux, trios ; War song ; Way over in the blooming garden ; We've done our hitch in Hell ; Wedlock ; Weevily wheat ; What folks are made of ; When de good Lord sets you free ; When I was a cowboy ; When I was single ; When my blood runs chilly and col' ; Whisky Johnny ; Wicked Polly ; The wild Miz-zou-rye ; Willie the weeper ; Woe be unto you ; Woman blue ; The wonderful crocodile ; The wreck of the six-wheel driver ; The wreck on the C & O ; Yankee Doodle.
Responsibility: [compiled by] John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax ; with a foreword by George Lyman Kittredge.
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Discover the diversity, spontaneity, free-flowing melody and sheer invention of scores of songs sung by cowboys and convicts, lumberjacks, hobos, miners, plantation slaves, and more.

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