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Drive dull care away : folksongs from Prince Edward Island

Author: Edward D Ives; University of Prince Edward Island. Institute of Island Studies.
Publisher: Charlottetown, P.E.I. : Institute of Island Studies, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : English
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Throws light on the process of gathering songs, learning about their singers, and discovering their histories. This collection features several folksongs.

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Named Person: Edward D Ives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward D Ives; University of Prince Edward Island. Institute of Island Studies.
ISBN: 0919013341 9780919013346
OCLC Number: 40755184
Description: xiii, 269 p. : ill., maps, music, ports. ; 25 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Text --
Sound disc: The boys of the island / Arthur Dalton --
The lost Jimmy Whelan / Mrs. John Coughlin --
The Uncle Dan song / Mary Cousins --
The Miramichi fire ; The old beggarman / Edmund Doucette --
Drive dull care away / Charles Gorman --
Cheese and marrowbones / Wesley Smith --
The schooner Gracie Parker / Mrs. Benjamin Smith --
My seventy-six geared wheel / John O'Connor --
Fogan McAleer ; The hell-bound train / Joseph Walsh --
The picnic at Groshaut / Arthur Cahill --
The spree at Montague / John Farrell --
The flying cloud / Clifford Wedge.
Responsibility: Edward D. "Sandy" Ives.

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"A big, rich, pleasant read, with an enjoyable accompanying CD featuring fourteen sample songs... Ives doesn't know how to write a dull sentence, but what supplements the joy of this book is that he Read more...

 
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