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The Resource American ballads and folk songs, collected and compiled by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax; with a foreword by George Lyman Kittredge

American ballads and folk songs, collected and compiled by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax; with a foreword by George Lyman Kittredge

Label
American ballads and folk songs
Title
American ballads and folk songs
Statement of responsibility
collected and compiled by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax; with a foreword by George Lyman Kittredge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1867-1948
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Lomax, John A.
Dewey number
784.4973
Form of composition
folk music
LC call number
  • M1629.L85
  • PS593.L8
LC item number
  • A5
  • L6
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2002
  • 1891-1964
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lomax, Alan
  • Thompson, Harold William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballads, English
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk music
  • African Americans
  • Spirituals (Songs)
Label
American ballads and folk songs, collected and compiled by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax; with a foreword by George Lyman Kittredge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Of this edition ... five hundred copies have been prepared, each signed by the authors." This copy not numbered. Signed: John A. Lomax, Alan Lomax
  • Includes music
Bibliography note
"Bibliography compiled by Harold W. Thompson": pages 613-621
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mike
  • Ou Som Souroucou
  • Salangadou
  • "Reels". Foller de drinkin' gou'd
  • Run, nigger, run!
  • Pick a bale o' cotton
  • Hard to be a nigger
  • Shortenin' bread
  • Sandy lan' ;
  • Pattin'.
  • Little gal at our house
  • The Gila monster route
  • Rabbit hash
  • Da's all right, baby
  • Cotton field song
  • De grey goose
  • Julie Ann Johnson
  • My yallow gal
  • De black gal
  • Hallelujah, bum again
  • Ten thousand miles from home
  • The wreck on the C. & O.
  • Nachul-born easman
  • Casey Jones
  • The wreck of the six-wheel driver
  • Ol' John Brown
  • Charley Snyder
  • Working on the railroad.
  • The levee camp.
  • Shack bully holler
  • Reason I stay on job so long
  • Gwineter harness in de mornin' soon
  • Levee camp "holler"
  • Shot my pistol in de heart of town
  • Songs from Southern chain gangs.
  • Ain' no mo' cane on de Brazis
  • Black Betty
  • The hammer song
  • John Henry
  • Rosie
  • Ol' rattler
  • Stewball
  • De midnight special
  • Long gone
  • Great God-a'mighty
  • Jumpin' Judy
  • Goin' home
  • Negro bad men.
  • Bad man ballad
  • Steel laying holler
  • Po Laz'us
  • Stagolee
  • Old Bill
  • Frankie and Albert
  • Ida Red
  • Big Jim
  • De ballit of de bol weevil
  • Bill Martin and Ella Speed
  • Railroad Bill
  • White desperadoes.
  • The heavy-hipted woman
  • Spanish Johnny
  • John Harty
  • Sam Bass
  • Jesse James
  • Quantrell
  • Sam Hall
  • Zeb Turney's gal
  • Billy the Kid
  • The Cryderville jail
  • Po' boy
  • Tie shuffling chant
  • Songs from the mountains.
  • Down in the valley
  • Every night when the sun goes in
  • The roving gambler
  • I wish I was a mole in the ground
  • Sugar babe
  • When I was single (the woman)
  • When I was single (the man)
  • Darlin'
  • Polly Williams
  • Tie tamping chant
  • The bear in the hill
  • The little mohee
  • Cocaine and whisky.
  • Drink that rot gut
  • Rye whisky
  • The drunkard's doom
  • Little brown jug
  • Adieu to Bon County
  • Good ol' mountain dew
  • Lulu
  • Good-by, pretty mama
  • Willie the weeper
  • Honey, take a whiff on me
  • The blues.
  • Cornfield holler
  • Dirty mistreatin' women
  • Dink's blues
  • Dink's song
  • Woman blue
  • Go way f'om mah window
  • My li'l John Henry
  • Paddy works on the Erie
  • Shorty George
  • The "cholly" blues
  • Fare thee well, babe
  • Alabama-bound
  • Creole Negroes.
  • Michié Préval
  • Rémon
  • Criole Candjo
  • Un, deux, trois
  • Aurore Pradère
  • Groun' hog
  • The Erie Canal.
  • Ballad of the Erie Canal
  • The Erie Canal
  • The Erie Canal ballad
  • Erie Canal
  • A trip on the Erie
  • Low bridge, everybody down
  • The E-ri-e
  • The raging can-all
  • Cumberland Gap
  • Sourwood Mountain
  • Old Joe Clark
  • The gal I left behind me
  • Ol' mother Hare
  • Liza Jane
  • Black-eyed Susie
  • Louisiana girls
  • Weevily wheat
  • Minstrel types.
  • Way over in the blooming garden
  • Skip to my Lou
  • Shoot the buffalo
  • Going to Boston
  • Shoo-shoo-shoo-lye
  • Songs of childhood.
  • What folks are made of
  • All the pretty little horses
  • The old gray goose
  • Long time ago
  • The ballad of Davy Crockett
  • Three pigs
  • Tale of a little pig
  • Frog went a-courtin'
  • Crows in the garden
  • The Connecticut peddler
  • Billy Boy
  • Paper of pins
  • Hardly think I will
  • I love little Willie
  • Miscellany.
  • Raise a rukus tonight
  • The factory girl
  • Hard times
  • On Meesh-e-gan
  • Tearin' out-a wilderness
  • The man on the flying trapeze
  • Ye ballade of Ivan Petrovsky Skevar
  • Beautiful
  • The highly educated man
  • Darky Sunday school
  • The old bachelor
  • When de good Lord sets you free
  • Rattle snake
  • Vaqueros of the Southwest.
  • Allá en el rancho grande
  • El amor que te tenía
  • El abandonado
  • Cuatro palomitas blancas
  • Tragedia de Heraclio Bernal
  • Cowboy songs.
  • From the chuck wagon
  • Cowboys' gettin'-up holler
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • The Old Chizzum Trail
  • When I was a cowboy
  • Cowboy to pitching bronco
  • Other cowboy boasting chants
  • Good-by, Old Paint
  • Git along, little dogies
  • The buffalo skinners
  • The stawberry roan
  • Mustang Gray
  • Hell in Texas
  • Cotton-eyed Joe
  • Arizona
  • The killer
  • Snagtooth Sal
  • Tying a knot in the devil's tail
  • Susan Van Dusan
  • The cowboy's dream
  • Red River shore
  • Roy Bean
  • An Idaho cowboy dance
  • In town
  • Breakdowns and play parties.
  • Bucking bronco
  • Poor lonesome cowboy
  • Songs of the overlanders.
  • Joe Bowers
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • Crossing the Plains
  • Coming around the Horn
  • The bull-whacker
  • Brigham Young
  • Greer County
  • The Arkansas traveller
  • The miner.
  • The hard-working miner
  • The dreary Black Hills
  • Just from Dawson
  • The shanty-boy.
  • The lost Jimmie Whalen
  • The shanty-boy and the farmer's son
  • Gerry's rocks
  • Bung yer eye
  • The banks of the Pamanow
  • Blow the man down
  • Get up, Jack! John, sit down!
  • Jack Wrack
  • The Boston come-all ye
  • The wonderful crocodile
  • Captain Robert Kidd
  • The Flying Cloud
  • Constitution and Guerrière
  • Siege of Plattsburg
  • The buccaneers
  • The Great Lakes.
  • Destroyer life
  • Wars and soldiers.
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Braddock's defeat
  • John Brown's body
  • Hold on, Abraham
  • Dixie
  • War song
  • Good old rebel
  • Benny Havens, Oh!
  • Red iron ore
  • The wild Miz-zou-rye
  • Shenandoah
  • Damn the Filipinos
  • A rookie's lament
  • The company cook
  • We've done our hitch in hell
  • If you want to know where the privates are
  • The hearse song
  • Hinky dinky, parley-voo?
  • White spirituals.
  • Sailors and sea fights.
  • Bear the news, Mary
  • Parting friends
  • Burges
  • Few days
  • Wedlock
  • Wicked Polly
  • Now our meeting's over
  • The other shore
  • Amazing grace
  • Negro spirituals.
  • Johnny come down to Hilo
  • Many t'ousands go
  • Lay dis body down
  • Mone, member, mone
  • Moanin'
  • Healin' waters
  • 'Ligion so sweet
  • Dives and Laz'us
  • Set down, servant
  • Oh, Lawd, how long?
  • Never said a mumbalin' word
  • Heave away
  • Hell and heaven
  • Man goin' round
  • Good-by, Mother
  • This train
  • Deep river
  • Blin' man stood on de way an' cried
  • Dese bones gwine to rise again
  • Hard trials
  • Dat lonesome stream
  • Woe be unto you
  • Whisky Johnny
  • Tone de bell easy
  • Swing low, sweet chariot
  • When my blood runs chilly and col'
  • The Rio Grande
  • The Black Ball Line
  • I. Working on the railroad. John Henry -- Steel laying holler -- The heavy-hipted woman -- Tie shuffling chant -- Tie tamping chant -- Good-by, pretty mama -- Paddy works on the Erie -- Mike -- The gila monster route -- Hallelujah, bum again -- Ten thousand miles from home -- The wreck on the C. & O. -- Nachul-born easman -- Casey Jones -- The wreck of the six-wheel driver -- Ol' John Brown -- Charley Snyder -- II. The levee camp. Shack bully holler -- Reason I stay on job so long -- Gwineter harness in de mornin' soon -- Levee camp "holler" -- Shot my pistol in de heart of town -- III. Songs from southern chain gangs. Ain' no mo' cane on de brazis -- Black Betty -- The hammer song -- Rosie -- Ol' rattler -- Stewball -- De midnight special -- Long gone -- Great God-a'mighty -- Jumpin' Judy -- Goin' home -- IV. Negro bad men. Bad man ballad -- Po laz'us -- Stagolee -- Old Bill -- Frankie and Albert -- Ida red -- Big Jim -- De ballit of de bol weevil -- Bill Martin and Ella Speed -- Railroad Bill -- V. White desperadoes. Spanish Johnny -- John Harty -- Sam Bass -- Jesse James -- Quantrell -- Sam Hall -- Jim Haggerty's story -- Billy the Kid -- The Cryderville jail -- Po' boy -- VI. Songs from the mountains. Down in the valley -- Every night when the sun goes in -- The roving gambler -- I wish I was a mole in the ground -- Sugar babe -- When I was single (the woman) -- When I was single (the man) -- Darlin' -- Polly Williams -- The bear in the hill -- The little mohee -- VII. Cocaine and whisky. Drink that rot gut -- Rye whisky -- The drunkard's doom -- Little brown jug -- Adieu to Bon County -- Good ol' mountain dew -- Lulu -- Willie the weeper -- Honey, take a whiff on me -- VIII. The blues. Cornfield holler -- Dirty mistreatin' women -- Dink's blues -- Dink's song -- Woman blue -- Go way from mah window -- My li'l John Henry -- Shorty George -- The "cholly" blues -- Fare thee well, babe -- Alabama-bound -- IX. Creole Negroes. Michie Preval -- Remon -- Criole Candjo -- Un, Deux, Trois -- Aurore Pradere -- Ou Som Souroucou -- Salangadou -- X. "Reels". Foller de drinkin' gou'd -- Run, nigger, run! -- Pick a bale o' cotton -- Hard to be a nigger -- Shortenin' bread -- Sandy lan' -- Pattin' --
  • XI. Minstrel types. The ballad of Davy Crockett -- Raise a rukus tonight -- When de good Lord sets you free -- Old Dan Tucker -- Cotton-eyed Joe -- XII. Breakdowns and play parties. The Arkansas traveller -- Groun' hog -- Cumberland Gap -- Sourwood mountain -- Old Joe Clark -- The gal I left behind me -- Ol' mother hare -- Liza Jane -- Black-eyed Susie -- Louisiana girls -- Weevily wheat -- Way over in the blooming garden -- Skip to my Lou -- Shoot the buffalo -- Going to Boston -- Shoo-shoo-shoo-lye -- XIII. Songs of childhood. What folks are made of -- All the pretty little horses -- The old gray goose -- Long time ago -- Three pigs -- Tale of a little pig -- Frog went a-courtin' -- Crows in the garden -- The Connecticut peddler -- Billy boy -- Paper of pins -- Hardly think I will -- I love little Willie -- XIV. Miscellany. The factory girl -- Hard times -- On Meesh-e-gan -- Tearin' out-a wilderness -- The man on the flying trapeze -- Ye ballade of Ivan Petrovsky Skevar -- Beautiful -- The highly educated man -- Darky Sunday school -- The old bachelor -- Rattle snake -- XV. Vaqueros of the Southwest. Alla en el Rancho Grande -- El amor que te tenia -- El abandonado -- Cuatro palomitas blancas -- Tragedia de Heraclio Bernal -- XVI. Cowboy songs. From the chuck wagon -- Cowboys' gettin'-up holler -- The old chizzum trail -- When I was a cowboy -- Cowboy to pitching bronco -- Other cowboy boasting chants -- Good-by, old paint -- Git along, little dogies -- The buffalo skinners -- The stampede -- Mustang gray -- Hell in Texas -- Arizona -- The killer -- Snagtooth Sal -- Tying a knot in the devil's tail -- Susan Van Dusan -- The cowboy's dream -- Red river short -- Roy Bean -- An Idaho cowboy dance -- In town -- Bucking bronco -- Poor lonesome cowboy -- XVII. Songs of the overlanders. Joe Bowers -- Sweet Betsy from Pike -- Crossing the plains -- Coming around the horn -- The bull-whacker -- Brigham Young -- Greer county -- XVIII. The miner. The hard-working miner -- The dreary Black Hills -- Just from Dawson -- XIX. The shanty-boy. The lost Jimmie Whalen -- The shanty-boy and the farmer's son -- Gerry's rocks -- Bung yer eye -- The banks of the Pamanow -- XX. The Erie Canal. Ballad of the Erie Canal -- The Erie Canal -- The Erie Canal ballad -- Erie Canal -- A trip on the Erie -- Low bridge, everybody down -- The E-ri-e -- The raging can-all --
  • XXI. The great lakes. Red iron ore -- XXII. Sailors and sea fights. Johnny come down to Hilo -- Heave away --Whisky Johnny -- The Rio Grande -- The black ball line -- Blow the man down -- Get up, Jack! John, sit down! -- Jack wrack -- The Boston come-all ye -- The wonderful crocodile -- Captain Robert Kidd -- The flying cloud -- Constitution and guerriere -- Siege of Plattsburg -- The buccaneers -- Destroyer life -- XXIII. Wars and soldiers. Yankee Doodle -- Braddock's defeat -- John Brown's body -- Hold on, Abraham -- Dixie -- War song -- Good old rebel -- Benny Havens, Oh! -- The wild Miz-zou-rye -- Shenandoah -- Damn the Filipinos -- A rookie's lament -- The company cook -- We've done our hitch in hell -- If you want to know where the privates are -- The hearse song -- Hinky dinky, parley-voo? -- White spirituals. Bear the news, Mary -- Parting friends -- Burges -- Few days -- Wedlock -- Wicked polly -- Now our meeting's over -- The other shore -- Amazing grace -- XXV. Negro spirituals. Many t'ousands go -- Lay dis body down -- Mone, member, mone -- Moanin' -- Healin' waters -- 'Ligion so sweet -- Dives and Laz'us -- Set down, servant -- Oh, Lawd, how long? -- Never said a mumbalin' word -- Hell and heaven -- Man goin' round -- Good-by, mother -- This train -- Deep river -- Blin' man stood on de way an' cried -- Dese bones gwine to rise again -- Hard trials -- Dat lonesome stream -- Woe be unto you -- Tone de bell easy -- Swing low, sweet chariot -- When my blood runs chilly and col'
Control code
999512
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxxix, 625 pages, 1 leaf
Lccn
34036010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1197062
Label
American ballads and folk songs, collected and compiled by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax; with a foreword by George Lyman Kittredge
Publication
Note
  • "Of this edition ... five hundred copies have been prepared, each signed by the authors." This copy not numbered. Signed: John A. Lomax, Alan Lomax
  • Includes music
Bibliography note
"Bibliography compiled by Harold W. Thompson": pages 613-621
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mike
  • Ou Som Souroucou
  • Salangadou
  • "Reels". Foller de drinkin' gou'd
  • Run, nigger, run!
  • Pick a bale o' cotton
  • Hard to be a nigger
  • Shortenin' bread
  • Sandy lan' ;
  • Pattin'.
  • Little gal at our house
  • The Gila monster route
  • Rabbit hash
  • Da's all right, baby
  • Cotton field song
  • De grey goose
  • Julie Ann Johnson
  • My yallow gal
  • De black gal
  • Hallelujah, bum again
  • Ten thousand miles from home
  • The wreck on the C. & O.
  • Nachul-born easman
  • Casey Jones
  • The wreck of the six-wheel driver
  • Ol' John Brown
  • Charley Snyder
  • Working on the railroad.
  • The levee camp.
  • Shack bully holler
  • Reason I stay on job so long
  • Gwineter harness in de mornin' soon
  • Levee camp "holler"
  • Shot my pistol in de heart of town
  • Songs from Southern chain gangs.
  • Ain' no mo' cane on de Brazis
  • Black Betty
  • The hammer song
  • John Henry
  • Rosie
  • Ol' rattler
  • Stewball
  • De midnight special
  • Long gone
  • Great God-a'mighty
  • Jumpin' Judy
  • Goin' home
  • Negro bad men.
  • Bad man ballad
  • Steel laying holler
  • Po Laz'us
  • Stagolee
  • Old Bill
  • Frankie and Albert
  • Ida Red
  • Big Jim
  • De ballit of de bol weevil
  • Bill Martin and Ella Speed
  • Railroad Bill
  • White desperadoes.
  • The heavy-hipted woman
  • Spanish Johnny
  • John Harty
  • Sam Bass
  • Jesse James
  • Quantrell
  • Sam Hall
  • Zeb Turney's gal
  • Billy the Kid
  • The Cryderville jail
  • Po' boy
  • Tie shuffling chant
  • Songs from the mountains.
  • Down in the valley
  • Every night when the sun goes in
  • The roving gambler
  • I wish I was a mole in the ground
  • Sugar babe
  • When I was single (the woman)
  • When I was single (the man)
  • Darlin'
  • Polly Williams
  • Tie tamping chant
  • The bear in the hill
  • The little mohee
  • Cocaine and whisky.
  • Drink that rot gut
  • Rye whisky
  • The drunkard's doom
  • Little brown jug
  • Adieu to Bon County
  • Good ol' mountain dew
  • Lulu
  • Good-by, pretty mama
  • Willie the weeper
  • Honey, take a whiff on me
  • The blues.
  • Cornfield holler
  • Dirty mistreatin' women
  • Dink's blues
  • Dink's song
  • Woman blue
  • Go way f'om mah window
  • My li'l John Henry
  • Paddy works on the Erie
  • Shorty George
  • The "cholly" blues
  • Fare thee well, babe
  • Alabama-bound
  • Creole Negroes.
  • Michié Préval
  • Rémon
  • Criole Candjo
  • Un, deux, trois
  • Aurore Pradère
  • Groun' hog
  • The Erie Canal.
  • Ballad of the Erie Canal
  • The Erie Canal
  • The Erie Canal ballad
  • Erie Canal
  • A trip on the Erie
  • Low bridge, everybody down
  • The E-ri-e
  • The raging can-all
  • Cumberland Gap
  • Sourwood Mountain
  • Old Joe Clark
  • The gal I left behind me
  • Ol' mother Hare
  • Liza Jane
  • Black-eyed Susie
  • Louisiana girls
  • Weevily wheat
  • Minstrel types.
  • Way over in the blooming garden
  • Skip to my Lou
  • Shoot the buffalo
  • Going to Boston
  • Shoo-shoo-shoo-lye
  • Songs of childhood.
  • What folks are made of
  • All the pretty little horses
  • The old gray goose
  • Long time ago
  • The ballad of Davy Crockett
  • Three pigs
  • Tale of a little pig
  • Frog went a-courtin'
  • Crows in the garden
  • The Connecticut peddler
  • Billy Boy
  • Paper of pins
  • Hardly think I will
  • I love little Willie
  • Miscellany.
  • Raise a rukus tonight
  • The factory girl
  • Hard times
  • On Meesh-e-gan
  • Tearin' out-a wilderness
  • The man on the flying trapeze
  • Ye ballade of Ivan Petrovsky Skevar
  • Beautiful
  • The highly educated man
  • Darky Sunday school
  • The old bachelor
  • When de good Lord sets you free
  • Rattle snake
  • Vaqueros of the Southwest.
  • Allá en el rancho grande
  • El amor que te tenía
  • El abandonado
  • Cuatro palomitas blancas
  • Tragedia de Heraclio Bernal
  • Cowboy songs.
  • From the chuck wagon
  • Cowboys' gettin'-up holler
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • The Old Chizzum Trail
  • When I was a cowboy
  • Cowboy to pitching bronco
  • Other cowboy boasting chants
  • Good-by, Old Paint
  • Git along, little dogies
  • The buffalo skinners
  • The stawberry roan
  • Mustang Gray
  • Hell in Texas
  • Cotton-eyed Joe
  • Arizona
  • The killer
  • Snagtooth Sal
  • Tying a knot in the devil's tail
  • Susan Van Dusan
  • The cowboy's dream
  • Red River shore
  • Roy Bean
  • An Idaho cowboy dance
  • In town
  • Breakdowns and play parties.
  • Bucking bronco
  • Poor lonesome cowboy
  • Songs of the overlanders.
  • Joe Bowers
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • Crossing the Plains
  • Coming around the Horn
  • The bull-whacker
  • Brigham Young
  • Greer County
  • The Arkansas traveller
  • The miner.
  • The hard-working miner
  • The dreary Black Hills
  • Just from Dawson
  • The shanty-boy.
  • The lost Jimmie Whalen
  • The shanty-boy and the farmer's son
  • Gerry's rocks
  • Bung yer eye
  • The banks of the Pamanow
  • Blow the man down
  • Get up, Jack! John, sit down!
  • Jack Wrack
  • The Boston come-all ye
  • The wonderful crocodile
  • Captain Robert Kidd
  • The Flying Cloud
  • Constitution and Guerrière
  • Siege of Plattsburg
  • The buccaneers
  • The Great Lakes.
  • Destroyer life
  • Wars and soldiers.
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Braddock's defeat
  • John Brown's body
  • Hold on, Abraham
  • Dixie
  • War song
  • Good old rebel
  • Benny Havens, Oh!
  • Red iron ore
  • The wild Miz-zou-rye
  • Shenandoah
  • Damn the Filipinos
  • A rookie's lament
  • The company cook
  • We've done our hitch in hell
  • If you want to know where the privates are
  • The hearse song
  • Hinky dinky, parley-voo?
  • White spirituals.
  • Sailors and sea fights.
  • Bear the news, Mary
  • Parting friends
  • Burges
  • Few days
  • Wedlock
  • Wicked Polly
  • Now our meeting's over
  • The other shore
  • Amazing grace
  • Negro spirituals.
  • Johnny come down to Hilo
  • Many t'ousands go
  • Lay dis body down
  • Mone, member, mone
  • Moanin'
  • Healin' waters
  • 'Ligion so sweet
  • Dives and Laz'us
  • Set down, servant
  • Oh, Lawd, how long?
  • Never said a mumbalin' word
  • Heave away
  • Hell and heaven
  • Man goin' round
  • Good-by, Mother
  • This train
  • Deep river
  • Blin' man stood on de way an' cried
  • Dese bones gwine to rise again
  • Hard trials
  • Dat lonesome stream
  • Woe be unto you
  • Whisky Johnny
  • Tone de bell easy
  • Swing low, sweet chariot
  • When my blood runs chilly and col'
  • The Rio Grande
  • The Black Ball Line
  • I. Working on the railroad. John Henry -- Steel laying holler -- The heavy-hipted woman -- Tie shuffling chant -- Tie tamping chant -- Good-by, pretty mama -- Paddy works on the Erie -- Mike -- The gila monster route -- Hallelujah, bum again -- Ten thousand miles from home -- The wreck on the C. & O. -- Nachul-born easman -- Casey Jones -- The wreck of the six-wheel driver -- Ol' John Brown -- Charley Snyder -- II. The levee camp. Shack bully holler -- Reason I stay on job so long -- Gwineter harness in de mornin' soon -- Levee camp "holler" -- Shot my pistol in de heart of town -- III. Songs from southern chain gangs. Ain' no mo' cane on de brazis -- Black Betty -- The hammer song -- Rosie -- Ol' rattler -- Stewball -- De midnight special -- Long gone -- Great God-a'mighty -- Jumpin' Judy -- Goin' home -- IV. Negro bad men. Bad man ballad -- Po laz'us -- Stagolee -- Old Bill -- Frankie and Albert -- Ida red -- Big Jim -- De ballit of de bol weevil -- Bill Martin and Ella Speed -- Railroad Bill -- V. White desperadoes. Spanish Johnny -- John Harty -- Sam Bass -- Jesse James -- Quantrell -- Sam Hall -- Jim Haggerty's story -- Billy the Kid -- The Cryderville jail -- Po' boy -- VI. Songs from the mountains. Down in the valley -- Every night when the sun goes in -- The roving gambler -- I wish I was a mole in the ground -- Sugar babe -- When I was single (the woman) -- When I was single (the man) -- Darlin' -- Polly Williams -- The bear in the hill -- The little mohee -- VII. Cocaine and whisky. Drink that rot gut -- Rye whisky -- The drunkard's doom -- Little brown jug -- Adieu to Bon County -- Good ol' mountain dew -- Lulu -- Willie the weeper -- Honey, take a whiff on me -- VIII. The blues. Cornfield holler -- Dirty mistreatin' women -- Dink's blues -- Dink's song -- Woman blue -- Go way from mah window -- My li'l John Henry -- Shorty George -- The "cholly" blues -- Fare thee well, babe -- Alabama-bound -- IX. Creole Negroes. Michie Preval -- Remon -- Criole Candjo -- Un, Deux, Trois -- Aurore Pradere -- Ou Som Souroucou -- Salangadou -- X. "Reels". Foller de drinkin' gou'd -- Run, nigger, run! -- Pick a bale o' cotton -- Hard to be a nigger -- Shortenin' bread -- Sandy lan' -- Pattin' --
  • XI. Minstrel types. The ballad of Davy Crockett -- Raise a rukus tonight -- When de good Lord sets you free -- Old Dan Tucker -- Cotton-eyed Joe -- XII. Breakdowns and play parties. The Arkansas traveller -- Groun' hog -- Cumberland Gap -- Sourwood mountain -- Old Joe Clark -- The gal I left behind me -- Ol' mother hare -- Liza Jane -- Black-eyed Susie -- Louisiana girls -- Weevily wheat -- Way over in the blooming garden -- Skip to my Lou -- Shoot the buffalo -- Going to Boston -- Shoo-shoo-shoo-lye -- XIII. Songs of childhood. What folks are made of -- All the pretty little horses -- The old gray goose -- Long time ago -- Three pigs -- Tale of a little pig -- Frog went a-courtin' -- Crows in the garden -- The Connecticut peddler -- Billy boy -- Paper of pins -- Hardly think I will -- I love little Willie -- XIV. Miscellany. The factory girl -- Hard times -- On Meesh-e-gan -- Tearin' out-a wilderness -- The man on the flying trapeze -- Ye ballade of Ivan Petrovsky Skevar -- Beautiful -- The highly educated man -- Darky Sunday school -- The old bachelor -- Rattle snake -- XV. Vaqueros of the Southwest. Alla en el Rancho Grande -- El amor que te tenia -- El abandonado -- Cuatro palomitas blancas -- Tragedia de Heraclio Bernal -- XVI. Cowboy songs. From the chuck wagon -- Cowboys' gettin'-up holler -- The old chizzum trail -- When I was a cowboy -- Cowboy to pitching bronco -- Other cowboy boasting chants -- Good-by, old paint -- Git along, little dogies -- The buffalo skinners -- The stampede -- Mustang gray -- Hell in Texas -- Arizona -- The killer -- Snagtooth Sal -- Tying a knot in the devil's tail -- Susan Van Dusan -- The cowboy's dream -- Red river short -- Roy Bean -- An Idaho cowboy dance -- In town -- Bucking bronco -- Poor lonesome cowboy -- XVII. Songs of the overlanders. Joe Bowers -- Sweet Betsy from Pike -- Crossing the plains -- Coming around the horn -- The bull-whacker -- Brigham Young -- Greer county -- XVIII. The miner. The hard-working miner -- The dreary Black Hills -- Just from Dawson -- XIX. The shanty-boy. The lost Jimmie Whalen -- The shanty-boy and the farmer's son -- Gerry's rocks -- Bung yer eye -- The banks of the Pamanow -- XX. The Erie Canal. Ballad of the Erie Canal -- The Erie Canal -- The Erie Canal ballad -- Erie Canal -- A trip on the Erie -- Low bridge, everybody down -- The E-ri-e -- The raging can-all --
  • XXI. The great lakes. Red iron ore -- XXII. Sailors and sea fights. Johnny come down to Hilo -- Heave away --Whisky Johnny -- The Rio Grande -- The black ball line -- Blow the man down -- Get up, Jack! John, sit down! -- Jack wrack -- The Boston come-all ye -- The wonderful crocodile -- Captain Robert Kidd -- The flying cloud -- Constitution and guerriere -- Siege of Plattsburg -- The buccaneers -- Destroyer life -- XXIII. Wars and soldiers. Yankee Doodle -- Braddock's defeat -- John Brown's body -- Hold on, Abraham -- Dixie -- War song -- Good old rebel -- Benny Havens, Oh! -- The wild Miz-zou-rye -- Shenandoah -- Damn the Filipinos -- A rookie's lament -- The company cook -- We've done our hitch in hell -- If you want to know where the privates are -- The hearse song -- Hinky dinky, parley-voo? -- White spirituals. Bear the news, Mary -- Parting friends -- Burges -- Few days -- Wedlock -- Wicked polly -- Now our meeting's over -- The other shore -- Amazing grace -- XXV. Negro spirituals. Many t'ousands go -- Lay dis body down -- Mone, member, mone -- Moanin' -- Healin' waters -- 'Ligion so sweet -- Dives and Laz'us -- Set down, servant -- Oh, Lawd, how long? -- Never said a mumbalin' word -- Hell and heaven -- Man goin' round -- Good-by, mother -- This train -- Deep river -- Blin' man stood on de way an' cried -- Dese bones gwine to rise again -- Hard trials -- Dat lonesome stream -- Woe be unto you -- Tone de bell easy -- Swing low, sweet chariot -- When my blood runs chilly and col'
Control code
999512
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxxix, 625 pages, 1 leaf
Lccn
34036010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1197062

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