Flashes of merriment ; a century of humorous songs in America, 1805-1905

by Levy, Lester S.,

Format: Print Book 1971
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks ML2811.L48
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
 
Call Number  ML2811.L48
 
 
Contents
Oh, what a row!
Come and take tea in the arbour
Cork leg
He was such a nice young man
When we went out a fishing
Niagara Falls
Johnny Sands
Reuben and Phoebe
Charming young widow I met in the train
Flying trapeze
Tilda Toots
I lose me mine vife
Globe trotting Nellie Bly
Nobody coming to marry me
Old maid
Old bachelor
Mrs. Poe
Miss Wrinkle
Paul Pry
Washing day
Anything to make a change
Boy with the auburn hair
Constantinople
Girl that keeps the peanut stand
Blonde that never dyes
O let me be a blonde, Mother
Dolly Varden
Gay young clerk in a dry goods store
I wish I were single again
Poor gal didn't know
I, Fred, tell them to stop!
Reuben and Rachel
Fifty cents
My mother-in-law
I'll get rid of my mother-in-law
He ain't no relation of mine
Band played on
Jordan is a hard road to trabel
Nancy Fat
My gal is a high born lady
What! Marry dat gal?
Fine ould Irish gintleman
Finnigan's musketeers
Is that Mr. Reilly?
I've worked eight hours this day
Swim out O'Grady
Cawn't do it ye know!
Jakey jump der baby
Chinese laundryman
Keemo Kimo
Wing tee wee
Um-skit-a-rat-trap-si-si-do!
Tol, Lol, Lol
La-Didily-idily, Umti-umti Ay!
Stuttering song
Zizzy, ze zum, zum!
Ta-ra-ra boom-de-ay!
Christofo Columbo
Tea tax
Revolutionary times
Perry's victory
Fillibustering
Have you seen Sam
Uncle Sam's menagerie
Shoo purp don't bodder me
Upside down
What did Dewey do to them?
Monkeys wedding
Cat's grand concert
Our old Tom cat
Cat came back
Little wee dog
Pop goes de weasel
May Irwin's "Frog" song
Could I only back the winner
Spider and the fly
Vanamburgh's Menagerie
Tale of a shirt
Brandy & water
Rollicking rams
I've only been down to the club
Champagne Charlie
I'll never get drunk any more
I never drink behind the bar
Oh, what a difference in the morning
Down where the Wurzburger flows
Under the Anheuser bush
Beer that made Milwaukee famous
I'm on the water wagon now
My long tail'd blue
Table d' hote
All the world is scheming
Handsome man
Tarnation strange
John Strauss
Tee-to-tal Society
Schoolmaster
Arkansas traveller
Billy boy
Over there
My Grandma's advice
Johnny Schmoker
Vilikins & his Dinah
Captain Jinks
Lady Jinks
Up in a balloon
Man that broke the bank at Monte Carlo
Down went McGinty
Throw him down M'Closkey
Drill, ye tarriers, drill!
Where did you get that hat?.

Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- United States -- To 1901 -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- 1901-1910 -- History and criticism.
Songs -- United States -- History and criticism.
Humorous songs -- History and criticism.
Publisher [Norman] :[University of Oklahoma Press],1971
Language English
Notes Includes unacc. melodies.
Description xiv, 370 pages : facsimiles ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Bibliography: pages 361-363.
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