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

Author(s): Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948
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Subjects: Ballads, English--United States
Folk songs, English--United States
Songs, English--United States
African Americans--Music
Formats: Print
Material Type: Printed music -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, Macmillan, 1934
LC Classification: M
Physical Description: xxxix, 625 p. 27 cm
Additional Authors: Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002
Thompson, Harold William, 1891-1964
Notes: LCCN: 34036010
"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 compiled by Harold W. Thompson": p. 613-621
Contents: Adieu to Bon County -- Ain' No Mo' Cane on de Brazis -- Alabama-Bound -- All the Pretty Little Horses -- Allá en el Rancho Grande -- Amazing Grace -- Arizona -- Arkansas Traveller -- Aurore Pradère -- Bad Man Ballad -- Ballad of Davy Crockett -- Ballad of the Erie Canal -- Ballade of Ivan Petrofsky Skevar -- Ballit of de Boll Weevil -- Banks of the Pamanaw -- The Bear in the Hill -- Bear the News Mary -- Beautiful -- Oh!, Benny Havens -- Big Jim -- Bill Martin and Ella Speed -- Billy Boy -- Billy the Kid -- The Black Ball Line -- Black Betty -- Black-eyed Susie -- De Black Gal -- Blin' Man Stood on de Way an' Cried -- Blow the Man Down -- Boston Come-All-Ye -- Braddock's Defeat -- Brigham Young -- Buccaneers -- Bucking Bronco -- The Buffalo Skinners -- Bull-Whacker -- Bung Yer Eye -- Burges -- Captain Robert Kidd -- Casey Jones -- Charley Synder --"Cholly" Blues -- Coming Around the Horn -- The Company Cook -- The Connecticut Peddler -- Constitution and Guerrière -- Cornfield Holler -- Cotton Field Song -- Cotton-Eyed Joe -- Cowboy Boasting Chants -- Cowboy to Pitching Bronco -- The Cowboy's Dream -- Cowboy's Gettin'-up Holler -- Criole Candjo -- Crossing the Plains -- Crows in the Garden -- The Cryderville Jail -- Cuatro Palomitas Blancas -- Cumberland Gap-- Damn the Filipinos -- Darky Sunday School -- Darlin' -- Da's All Right, Baby -- Dat Lonesome Stream -- "Dead Man's Chest" -- The Death of Jack Hinton -- Deep River -- Dese Bones Gwine to Rise Again -- Destroyer Life -- Dink's Blues -- Dink's Song -- Dirty Mistreatin' Women -- Dives and Laz'us -- Dixie -- Down in the Valley -- Dreary Black Hills -- Drink that rot Gut -- Drunkards's Doom -- El Abandonado -- El Amor Que Te Tenía -- E-r-i-e -- The Erie Canal -- The Erie Canal Ballad -- Every Night When the Sun Goes In -- The Factory Girl -- Fare thee well, Babe -- Few Days -- Fifteen Years on the Erie Canal -- The Fishes -- The Flying Cloud -- Foller de Drinkin' Gou'd -- Frankie and Albert -- Frog Went a-Courtin' -- From the Chuck Wagon -- The Gal I Left Behind Me -- Gerry's Rocks -- Get Up Jack! John, Sit Down -- Gilla Monster -- Git Along, Little Dogies -- Go Way f'om Mah Window -- Goin' Home -- Going to Boston -- Good Ol' Mountain Dew -- Good Old Rebel -- Good-by, Mother -- Good-by, Old Paint -- Good-by, Pretty Mama -- Great God-a'mighty -- Greer County -- Grey Goose -- Groun' Hog -- Gwineter Harness in de Mornin' Soon -- Hallelujah, Bum Again -- The Hammer Song -- Hard Times -- Hard to be a Nigger -- Hard Trials -- Hard-Working Miner -- Hardly Think I will -- Healin' Waters -- Hell and Heaven -- Hell in Texas -- Hearse Song -- Heave Away -- Heavy-Hipted Woman -- The Highly Educated Man -- Hinky Dinky, Parley-Voo? -- Hold-On Abraham -- Honey, Take a Whiff on Me -- I Love Little Willie -- I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground -- Ida Red --An Idaho Cowboy Dance -- If You Want to Know Where the Privates Are -- In Town -- Jack Wrack -- Jesse James -- Jim Haggerty's Story -- Joe Bowers -- John Brown's Baby -- John Harty -- John Henry -- Johnny Come Down to Hilo -- Julie Ann Johnson -- Jumpin' Judy -- Just from Dawson -- The Killer -- Lay Dis Body Down -- Levee Camp "Holler" -- 'Ligion So Sweet -- Little Brown Jug -- Little Gal at Our House -- The Little Mohee -- Liza Jane -- Long Gone -- Long Time Ago -- Lost Jimmie Whalen -- Louisiana Girls -- Low Bridge, Everybody Down -- Lulu -- Man Goin' Round -- Man on the Flying Trapeze -- Many T'ousand Go -- Michié Préval -- De Midnight Special -- Mike -- Moanin' -- Mone, Member, Mone -- Mustang Grey -- My Li'l John Henry -- My Yallow Gal -- Nachul-Born Easman -- Never Said a Mumbalin' Word -- Now our Meeting's Over -- Oh, Lawd How Long? -- Old Bachelor -- Old Bill -- Old Chizzum Trail -- Old Dan Tucker -- Old Grey Goose -- Old Joe Clark -- Ol' John Brown -- Ol' Mother Hare -- Ol' Rattler -- On Meesh-e-gan -- The Other Shore -- Ou Som Souroucou -- Paddy Works an the Erie -- Paper of Pins -- Parting Friends -- Pattin' -- Pick a Bale o' Cotton -- Po' Boy -- Po' Laz'us -- Polly Williams -- Poor Lonesome Cowboy -- Quantrell -- Rabbit Hash -- The Raging Can-all -- Railroad Bill -- Raise a Rukus Tonight -- Rattle Snake -- Red River Shore -- Reason I Stay on the Job So Long -- Red Iron Ore-- Rémon -- Rio Grande -- A Rookie's Lament -- Rosie -- The Roving Gambler -- Roy Bean -- Run, Nigger, Run! -- Rye Whisky -- Salangadou -- Sam Bass -- Sam Hall -- Sandy Lan' -- Set Down, Servant -- Shack Bully Holler -- Shanty-Boy and the Farmer's Son -- Shenandoah -- Shoo, Shoo, Shoo-lye -- Shoot the Buffalo -- Shortenin' Bread -- Shorty George -- Shot My Pistol in de Heart of Town -- Siege of Plattsberg -- Skip to My Lou -- Snagtooth Sal -- Sourwood Mountain -- Spanish Johnny -- Stagolee -- The Stampede -- Steel Laying Holler -- Stewball -- Sugar Babe -- Susan Van Dusan -- Sweet Besty from Pike -- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot -- Tale of Little Pig -- Tearin' Out-a Wilderness -- Ten Thousand Miles from Home -- That Pretty Little Gal -- This Train -- Three Pigs -- Tie-Shuffling Chant -- Tie-Tamping Chant -- Tone de bell Easy -- Tragedia de Heraclio Bernal -- Trip on the Erie -- Tying a Knot in the Devil's Tail -- Un, Deux, Trois -- War Song -- Way Over in the BLooming Garden -- We've Done Our Hitch in Hell -- Wedlock -- Weevily Wheat -- What Folks are Made of -- When de Good Lord Sets You Free -- When I Was a Cowboy --When I was Single -- When My Blood Runs Chilly and Col' -- Whisky Johnny -- Wicked Polly -- Wild Miz-zou-rye -- Willie the Weeper -- Woe be Unto You -- Woman Blue -- Wonderful Crocodile -- Wreck of the Six-Wheel Driver -- Wreck on the C. & O -- Yankee Doodle
OCLC Number: 999512