ContentsDramas and portraits. He's gone away ; Boll weevil song ; Moanish lady! ; I ride an old paint ; Foggy, foggy dew ; Waillie, waillie! ; Dis mornin', dis evenin', so soon ; Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie ; Careless love ; The John B. sails ; John Henry ; Midnight Special ; Alice B. ; Po' boy
The ould sod. As I was walkin' down Wexford Street ; Sh-ta-ra-dah-dey (Irish lullaby) ; She said the same to me ; Who's the pretty girl milkin' the cow? ; Give me three grains of corn, mother ; Kevin Barry ; The son of a gambolier
Minstrel songs. I wish I was single again ; Walky-talky Jenny ; Hayseed ; Good-by Liza Jane ; Wizard Oil
Tarnished love tales, or, Colonial and Revolutionary antiques. Barbra Allen ; The frozen girl ; Pretty Polly ; Common Bill ; Little Scotch-ee ; The house carpenter ; A pretty fair maid ; Lord Lovel ; The Quaker's wooing ; The maid freed from the gallows
Frankie and her man. Frankie and Albert ; Frankie and Johnny ; Frankie blues ; Josie ; Sadie
Pioneer memories. The little old sod shanty ; Where o where is old Elijah? ; Turkey in the straw ; Who will shoe your pretty little foot? ; The true lover's farewell ; Fair Annie of Lochyran ; Ten thousand miles away ; Old gray mare ; The drunkard's doom ; What was your name in the States? ; Sweet Betsy from Pike ; California ; The banks of Sacramento ; Money ; The monkey's wedding ; Rosie Nell ; Chicken reel ; Hanging out the linen clothes ; Down, Down Derry Down ; The Lane County bachelor
Kentucky blazing star. Sourwood Mountain ; The lover's lament ; Hello, girls ; Kansas boys ; Red River Valley ; Liza Jane ; Mountain top ; Negro reel ; One morning in May ; The troubled soldier ; Post-rail song ; Hammer man ; Love somebody, yes I do ; Ain't gonna rain ; Kentucky moonshiner ; Mister Frog went a-courting ; Kind miss ; Goin' down to town ; The ship that never returned ; Down in the valley ; I dreamed last night of my true love ; Drivin' steel
The Lincolns and the Hankses. The Missouri harmony ; Windsor ; Greenfields ; Worthington ; Highbridge ; Legacy ; The brown girl, or, Fair Eleanor ; Hey Betty Martin ; Old brass wagon ; Cuckoo waltz ; Weevily wheat ; El-a-noy ; Hoosen Johnny ; My pretty little Pink ; Lincoln and liberty ; Old Abe Lincoln came out of the wilderness
Great Lakes and Erie Canal. The Erie Canal ; Bigerlow ; Red iron ore ; Raging canawl ; The E-ri-e
Hobo songs. Shovellin' iron ore ; Hallelujah, I'm a bum! ; Tramp, tramp, tramp, keep on a-tramping ; The dying hogger ; Wanderin' ; A.R.U. ; We are four bums
The big brutal city. The poor working girl ; Roll the chariot ; Brady ; On to the morgue ; It's the syme the whole world over ; In the days of old Rameses ; The good boy ; Willy the Weeper ; Cocaine Lil ; She promised she'd meet me ; No more booze (Fireman save my child) ; Lydia Pinkham
Prison and jail songs. Bird in a cage ; Yonder comes the high sheriff ; Portland County Jail ; Moonlight ; Midnight Special ; Seven long years in state prison ; When I was young and foolish ; Been in the pen so long ; The preacher and the slave
Blues, mellows, ballets. Levee moan ; Those gambler's blues ; Got dem blues ; De blues ain' nothin' ; When a woman blue ; Coo-coo (Peacock song) ; Great Gawd, I'm feelin' bad ; O my honey, take me back ; What kin' o' pants does the gambler wear?
Joe Turner ; Times gettin' hard, boys ; I'm sad and I'm lonely ; C.C. Rider ; You fight on ; Satan's a liah ; Ballet of de boll weevil ; De Titanic
The great wide open spaces. When the curtains of night are pinned back ; When the work's all done this fall ; As I walked out in the streets of Laredo ; The dreary Black Hills ; The Lone Star Trail ; Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little doggies ; The buffalo skinners ; Poor lonesome cowboy ; The tenderfoot ; Little Ah Sid ; The Kinkaiders ; Dakota land ; The farmer ; Rabble soldier ; The trail to Mexico
Mexican border songs. La cucaracha = Mexican cockroach song ; Mañanitas (de Jalisco) ; Lo que digo ; El abandonado ; Cielito lindo ; Adelita ; Versos de Montalgo
Southern mountains. Way up on Clinch Mountain ; Liza in the summer time (She died on the train) ; Coon can (Poor boy) ; Gypsy Davy ; Roving gambler ; Yonder comes my pretty little girl ; The gamboling man ; O bury me beneath the willow ; Mag's song ;- The orphan girl, or, No bread for the poor ; I got a gal at the head of the holler ; Lonesome road ; Fond affection ; Go bring me back my blue-eyed boy ; London City ; The midnight train ; I don't like no railroad man
Picnic and hayrack follies, close harmony, and darn fool ditties. Sucking cider through a straw ; Did you ever, ever, ever? ; I was born almost ten thousand years ago ; Go get the ax ; Abalone ; In de vinter time ; Cigarettes will spoil yer life ; Mary had a William goat ; I wish I was a little bird ; Old Adam ; The horse named Bill ; Crazy song to the air of "Dixie" ; A boy he had an auger ; Abdul, the Bulbul Ameer ; Greens ; Animal fair ; Calliope ; Si Hubbard
Railroad and work gangs. Bolsum Brown ; Poor Paddy works on the railway ; The railroad cars are coming ; Jerry, go an' ile that car ; If I die a railroad man ; Cap'n I believe ; Jay Gould's daughter ; and, On the Charlie so long ; Casey Jones ; Mama have you heard the news? ; Don' let yo' watch run down ; There's many a man killed on the railroad ; She'll be comin' round the mountain ; I went down to the depot ; Ever since Uncle John Henry been dead ; Go 'way f'om mah window ; My Lulu ; The wind it blew up the railroad track ; Hog-eye ; My sister she works in a laundry ; I found a horse shoe ; Railroad Bill ; Hangman ; Timber
Lumberjacks, loggers, shanty-boys. James Whaland ; The shanty-man's life ; Flat River girl ; The jam on Gerry's Rock ; Driving saw-logs on the Plover ; Morrissey and the Russian sailor ; Mule skinner's song
Sailorman. Whisky Johnny ; Blow the man down ; The dead horse ; Heave away ; The wide Mizzoura ; I catch-a da plenty of feesh ; The hog-eye man ; Leave her, bullies, leave her ; Across the Western Ocean
Bandit biographies. Jim Fisk ; Jesse James ; Sam Bass
Five wars. The hunters of Kentucky, or, Half horse and half alligator ; Jackson ; Poor Kitty Popcorn ; There was an old soldier ; A Filipino hombre ; The sergeant, he is the worst of all ; Wrap me up in my tarpaulin jacket ; and, The handsome young airman ; A war bird's burlesque ; Hinky dinky, parlee-voo ; Where they were ; The hearse song
Lovely people. Man goin' roun' ; All night long ; Zek'l weep ; I know moonlight ; Blind man lay beside the way ; By'm by ; Go to sleepy ; Jungle mammy song ; Ten thousand miles away from home ; My old hammah ; Chahcoal man ; The weaver ; The Colorado Trail ; I met her in the garden where the praties grow ; Somebody ; I don't want to be a gambler ; When poor Mary came wandering home
Road to heaven. Jesus, won't you come by'm-by? ; Dese bones gwine to rise again ; Two white horses ; Way over in the new buryin' groun' ; Mary wore three links of chain ; Pharaoh's army got drownded ; Good-bye, brother ; God's goin' to set this world on fire ; Ain' go'n' to study war no mo' ; Things I used to do ; In my Father's house ; Standin' on the walls of Zion ; A hundred years ago ; You got to cross it foh yohself ; I got a letter from Jesus ; Ezekiel, you and me.
-- United States.
Ballads, English -- United States.
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Folk music -- United States.
|Publisher|| New York :Harcourt, Brace & Co.,1927
For voice and piano.
1 score (xxiii, 495 pages) ; 27 cm
"An American bookshelf of song": pages xii-xiii.