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Author Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948, arranger.

Title Folk song: U.S.A. : the 111 best American ballads / collected, adapted and arr. by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax. Alan Lomax, editor, Charles Seeger and Ruth Crawford Seeger, music editors.

Publication Info. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce [1947]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  784.8 L83    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  784.49 LOM    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  784 Q    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  784 LOMAX    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  784 LO    Check Shelf
Edition [First edition].
Description xvi, 407 pages ; 28 cm
Note Melodies arr. by John and Alan Lomax, piano acc. arr. by Charles and Ruth Seeger.
Appendices (p. 379-401): 1. Sources and references. -- 2. Selected list of books. -- 3. Selected list of records.
Includes index.
Contents Critters and chillun'. Buckeye Jim ; All the pretty little horses ; Go tell Aunt Nancy ; Leatherwing bat ; Grey goose ; Mister Rabbit ; Old blue ; Ground hog ; Springfield Mountain ; I was born about ten thousand years ago -- When you go a-courtin'. When you go a-courtin' : The Texian boys, II ; Lolly-too-dum ; When I was single : I and II ; The sporting bachelors ; Jennie Jenkins ; Black, black ; Come all you fair and tender ladies ; Old smoky ; Down in the valley ; Careless love ; Dink's song ; Easy rider : See, see, rider ; Shorty George -- Swing your partner. Sourwood Mountain ; Old Joe Clark : Round and round Hitler's grave ; Raise a rukus ; Old Dan Tucker ; Cindy ; Black-eyed Susie ; Skip to my Lou ; Coffee grows on white oak trees / words and melody collected by B.A. Botkin ; Shoot the buffalo ; Buffalo gals ; Sweet thing -- Johnny has gone for a soldier. Johnny has gone for a soldier ; Brave Wolfe ; John Brown's body ; Mademoiselle from Armentières ; Gee, but I want to go home -- Blow, boys, blow. Santy Anno ; Shenandoah ; Sacramento / words and melody adapted and arranged by Joanna Colcord ; Lowlands / words and melody adapted and arranged by Joanna Colcord ; Blow, ye winds in the morning / words and melody adapted and arranged by Joanna Colcord ; The E-ri-e ; The bigler ; Rock about my Saro Jane.
Come all ye bold fellers. Once more a-lumb'ring go / words and melody adapted and arranged by E.C. Beck ; Blue Mountain Lake / words and melody adapted and arranged by Frank Warner ; The jam on Gerry's rocks ; A lumberman in town / words and melody adapted and arranged by Philips Barry ; The buffalo skinners ; Sweet Betsy from Pike ; The days of '49 / words and melody adapted and arranged by the Lomaxes and Frank Warner ; The old settler's song ; Down, down, down / words and melody by William Keating -- Git along, little dogies. The old Chisholm Trail : I and II ; Git along, little dogies ; The streets of Laredo ; Bury me not on the lone prairie ; The cowboy's dream ; Home on the range ; Old paint : I and II ; Rye whiskey ; Red River Valley -- The farmer is the man. The young man who wouldn't hoe corn ; Whoa, buck! ; Pick a bale of cotton ; The boll weevil ; Starving to death on a govenment claim ; The state of Arkansas ; Goin' down the road feelin' bad.
Lonesome whistles. Nine hundred miles / words and melody adapted and arranged by the Lomaxes and Woody Guthrie ; John Henry : I and II ; Casey Jones : I and II / words and music by Newton and Siebert ; Paddy works on the Erie ; O, Lula! / words and melody adapted and arranged by Zora Neale Huston and the Lomaxes ; Can'cha line 'em ; The Big Rock Candy Mountains -- Heroes and hard cases. Jesse James ; Sam Bass ; Tom Dooley / words and melody adapted and arranged by Frank Warner ; Down in the willow garden ; Pretty Polly ; John Hardy ; Po' Laz'us ; Darlin' Corey ; Frankie and Albert ; Take a whiff on me ; The Durant jail : Hard times, poor boy ; De midnight special ; Ain' no mo' cane on dis brazis ; Take this hammer ; Almost done ; Another man done gone -- Deep River. Amazing grace / melody transcribed by George Pullen Jackson ; Poor wayfaring stranger ; Wondrous love ; Bound for the Promised Land / melody transcribed by George Pullen Jackson ; Lonesome Valley ; Po' li'l' Jesus ; Never said a mumbalin' word ; Soon one mornin' ; When my blood runs chilly and col' ; Set down, servant ; Gret gittin' up mornin' ; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child ; Freedom ; Go down, Moses ; Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho ; Keep your hand on the plow.
Subject Folk songs, English -- United States.
Folk music -- United States.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002, compilor.
Seeger, Charles, 1886-1979, arranger.
Seeger, Ruth Crawford, 1901-1953, arranger.
Added Title 111 best American ballads.
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