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Songs of the great American West,

Author: Irwin Silber
Publisher: New York, Macmillan [1967]
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wide selection of folk songs from the American West from roughly about 1840 to the turn of the century.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010.
Songs of the great American West.
New York, Macmillan [1967]
(OCoLC)891418454
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Irwin Silber
OCLC Number: 1268417
Notes: In part for voice and piano; in part unacc.; with guitar symbols.
Description: xvi, 334 pages illustrations 28 cm
Contents: The race to California --
Ho! for California --
Sacramento --
Sweet Betsy from Pike --
Joe Bowers --
Crossing the plains --
Coming around the horn --
We'll give 'em Jessie --
Sioux Indians --
A la ru --
Song of happiness --
The Pacific railroad --
Remember the Alamo! --
Green grow the lilacs --
Santy Anno --
The maid of Monterey --
Buena Vista --
Mustang grey --
Clarín de Campaña --
El tecolote --
Come, come, ye saints --
Sea gulls and crickets --
The Mountain Meadows Massacre --
The handcart song --
Brigham Young --
Echo Canyon --
The days of forty-nine --
The good old days of '50, '1, and '2 --
When I went off to prospect --
Life in California --
Seeing the elephant --
I often think of writing home --
California as it is --
The lousy miner --
Poker Jim --
Hangtown girls --
Humbug steamship companies --
California stage company --
We are all a-panning --
Corrido de Joaquin Murieta --
Twelve hundred more --
Root hog, or die. I'm off to Boise City --
The dreary black hills --
The old settler's song --
I ride an old paint --
The old Chisholm trail --
The buffalo skinners --
Git along, little dogies --
Cowboy's gettin'-up holler --
Good-bye Old Paint --
Corrido de Kansas --
Doney gal --
The trail to Mexico --
Cowboy's life is a dreary, dreary life --
The gal I left behind --
Utah carroll --
Bury me not on the lone prairie --
Spanish is the loving tongue --
Little Joe, the wrangler --
The homestead of the free --
Uncle Sam's farm --
The little old sod shanty on my claim --
Western home --
The Lane County bachelor --
Kansas boys --
The Wyoming nester --
Dakota land --
The Kansas fool --
The farmer is the man --
The hayseed --
The independent man --
The people's jubilee --
Jessie James --
Sam Bass --
Billy the kid --
The zebra dun --
El toro moro --
Corrido de Heraclio Bernal. Custer's last charge --
Roy Bean --
The streets of Laredo --
Tying knots in the devil's tail --
The big rock candy mountain --
The Ludlow Massacre --
The preacher and the slave --
The commonwealth of toil --
Too ree ama --
The frozen logger --
Fifty thousand lumberjacks --
When the ice worms nest again --
Roll on, Columbia.
Responsibility: Compiled and edited by Irwin Silber. Music annotated, edited and arr. by Earl Robinson.

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A wide selection of folk songs from the American West from roughly about 1840 to the turn of the century.

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