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The Resource The American songbag, [compiled by] Carl Sandburg ; introduction by Garrison Keillor

The American songbag, [compiled by] Carl Sandburg ; introduction by Garrison Keillor

Label
The American songbag
Title
The American songbag
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Carl Sandburg ; introduction by Garrison Keillor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two hundred and eighty songs and ballads trace the growth of America
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
782.421
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
LC call number
M1629
LC item number
.A517 1990
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1878-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sandburg, Carl
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  • Songs, English
  • Ballads, English
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk music
  • Ballads, English
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
  • Songs, English
  • United States
Label
The American songbag, [compiled by] Carl Sandburg ; introduction by Garrison Keillor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Piano acc
  • Originally published in 1927
  • Includes index
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
  • Animal fair
  • A.R.U.
  • As I walked out in the streets of Laredo
  • As I was walkin' down Wexford Street
  • Ballet of de boll weevil
  • The banks of Sacramento
  • Barbra Allen
  • Been in the pen so long
  • Bigerlow
  • Bird in a cafe
  • Abalone
  • Blind man lay beside the way
  • Blow the man down
  • Boll weevil song
  • Bolsum brown
  • A boy he had an auger
  • Brady
  • The brown girl
  • The buffalo skinners
  • By'm by
  • California
  • Abdul, the bulbul ameer
  • Calliope
  • Cap'n I believe
  • Careless love
  • Casey Jones
  • C.C. Rider
  • Chahcoal man
  • Chicken reel
  • Cielito lindo
  • Cigarettes will spoil yer life
  • Cocaine Lil
  • Across the western ocean
  • The Colorado trail
  • Common Bill
  • Coo-coo
  • Coon can
  • Crazy song to the air of "Dixie"
  • Cuckoo waltz
  • Dakota land
  • The dead horse
  • De blues ain' nothin'
  • Dese bones gwine to rise again
  • Adelita
  • De Titanic
  • Did you ever, ever, ever?
  • Dis mornin', dis evenin', so soon
  • Doin' let you' watch run down
  • Down, down, derry down
  • Down in the valley
  • The dreary black hills
  • Driving saw-logs on the Plover -- Drivin' steel
  • The drunkard's doom
  • The dying hogger
  • Ain' go'n' to study war no mo'
  • Ain't gonna rain
  • Alice
  • All night long
  • A Filipino hombre
  • Fireman save my child
  • Flat river girl
  • Foggy, foggy dew
  • Fond affection
  • Frankie and Albert
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Frankie blues
  • The frozen girl
  • The gamboling man
  • Early morning
  • Give me three grains of corn, Mother
  • go bring me back my blue-eyed boy
  • God's goin' to set this world on fire
  • Go get the ax
  • Goin' down to town
  • The good boy
  • Good-by Liza Jane
  • Good-bye, brother
  • Got dem blues
  • Go to sleepy
  • El-a-noy
  • Go 'way f'om mah window
  • Great gawd, I'm feelin' bad
  • Greenfields
  • Greens
  • Gypsy Davy
  • Half horse and half alligator
  • Hallelujah, I'm a bum!
  • Hammer man
  • The handsome young man
  • Hanging out the linen clothes
  • The Erie Canal
  • Hangman
  • Hayseed
  • The hearse song
  • Heave away
  • Hello, girls
  • He's gone away
  • Hey Betty Martin
  • Highbridge
  • Hinky dinky, parlee-voo
  • Hog-eye
  • Ever since Uncle John Henry been deead
  • The hog-eye man
  • Hoosen Johnny
  • The horse named Bill
  • The house carpenter
  • A hundred years ago
  • The hunters of Kentucky
  • Ezekiel, you and me
  • Fair Annie of Lochyran
  • Fair Eleanor
  • The farmer
  • I know moonlight
  • I met her in the garden where the praties grow
  • I'm sad and I'm lonely
  • In de vinter time
  • In my father's house
  • In the days of old Rameses
  • I ride an old paint
  • Irish lulaby
  • It's the syme the whole world over
  • I was born almost ten thousand years ago
  • I catch-a da plenty of feesh
  • I went down to the depot
  • I wish I was a little bird
  • I wish I was single again
  • Jackson
  • The jam on Gerry's rock
  • James Whaland
  • Jay Gould's daughter
  • Jerry, go an' ile that car
  • Jesse James
  • Jesus, won't you come b'm-by?
  • I don't like no railroad man
  • Jim Fisk
  • Joe Turner
  • The John B. sails
  • John Henry
  • Josie
  • Jungle mammy song
  • Kansas boys
  • Kentucky moonshiner
  • Kevin Barry
  • Kind miss
  • I don't want to be a gambler
  • The Kinkaiders
  • La cucaracha
  • The lane county bachelor
  • heave her, bullies, leave her
  • Legacy
  • Levee moan
  • Lincoln and liberty
  • Little ah sid
  • The little old sod shanty
  • Little scotch-ee
  • I dreamed last night of my true love
  • Liza in the summer time
  • Liza Jane
  • London city
  • Lonesome road
  • The Lone Star trail
  • Lo que digo
  • Lord Lovel
  • The lover's lament
  • Love somebody, yes I do
  • Lydia Pinkham
  • If I dae a railroad man
  • I found a horse shoe
  • I got a gal at the head of the holler
  • I got a letter from Jesus
  • Midnight special
  • The midnight train
  • The Missouri harmony
  • Mister frog went a-courting
  • Moanish lady
  • Money
  • The monkey's wedding
  • Moonlight
  • Morrissey and the Russian sailor
  • Mountain top
  • Mag's song
  • Mule skinner's song
  • My Lulu
  • My old hammah
  • My pretty little pink -- My sister she works in a laundry
  • Negro reel
  • No bread for the poor
  • No more booze
  • O bry me beneath the willow
  • Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie
  • Old Abe Lincoln came out of the wilderness
  • The maid freed from the gallows
  • Old Adam
  • Old brass wagon
  • Old gray mare
  • O my honey, take me back
  • One morning in May
  • The orpahn girl
  • On the charlies so long
  • On to the morgue
  • Peacock song
  • Pharoh's army got drowned
  • Mama have you heard the news?
  • Po' boy
  • Poor kitty popcorn
  • Poor lonesome cowboy
  • Poor paddy works on the railway
  • The poor working girl
  • Portland County jail
  • Post-rail song
  • The preacher and the slave
  • A pretty fair maid
  • Pretty Polly
  • Mañanitas (de Jalisco)
  • The prisoner's song
  • The quaker's wooing
  • Man goin' roun'
  • Mary had a William goat
  • Mary wore three links of chain
  • Mexican cockroach song
  • The roving gambler
  • Saide
  • Sam Bass
  • Satan's a liah
  • The sergeant, he is the worst of all
  • Seven long years in state prison
  • She died on the train
  • She's be comin' round the mountain
  • She promised she'd meet me
  • The ship that never returned
  • Rabble soldier
  • Shovellin' iron ore
  • Sh-ta-ra-dah-dey
  • Si Hubbard
  • Somebody
  • The son of a gambolier
  • Sourwood mountain
  • Standin' on the walls of Zion
  • Sucking cider through a straw
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • The tenderfoot
  • Raging canawl
  • Ten thousand miles away
  • then thousand miles away from home
  • There's many a man killed on the railroad
  • There was an old soldier
  • Thinkgs I used to do
  • Those gamber's blues
  • Timber
  • Times gettin' hard, boy
  • The trail to Mexico
  • Tramp, tramp, tramp, keep on a-tramping
  • Railroad Bill
  • The troubled soldier
  • The true lover's farewell
  • Turkey in the straw
  • Two white horses
  • Versos de Montalgo
  • Waillie, wallie!
  • Walky-talky Jenny
  • Wanderin'
  • A war bird's burlesque
  • Way over in the new buryin' groun'
  • The railroad cars are coming
  • Way up on Clinch Mountain
  • We are four bums
  • The weaver
  • Weevily wheat
  • What kin' o' pants does the gambler wear?
  • What was your name in the states?
  • When a woman blue
  • When I was young and foolish
  • when poor Mary came wandering home
  • When the curtains of night are pinned back
  • Red iron ore
  • When the work's all done this fall
  • Where o where is old Elijah?
  • Where they were
  • Whisky Johnny
  • Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little dogies
  • Who's the pretty girl milkin' the cow?
  • Who will shoe your pretty little foot?
  • The wide Mizzoura
  • Willy the weeper
  • The wind it blew up the railroad track
  • Red river valley
  • Windsor
  • Wizard oil
  • Worthington
  • Wrap me up in my tarpaulin jacket
  • Yonder comes my pretty little girl
  • Yonder comes the high sheriff
  • You fight on
  • You got to cross it foh yohself
  • Zek'l weep
  • Roll the chariot
  • Rosie Nell
Control code
ocm21442823
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 score (xxix, 495 pages)
Isbn
9781435277595
Lccn
90036804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The American songbag, [compiled by] Carl Sandburg ; introduction by Garrison Keillor
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Piano acc
  • Originally published in 1927
  • Includes index
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
  • Animal fair
  • A.R.U.
  • As I walked out in the streets of Laredo
  • As I was walkin' down Wexford Street
  • Ballet of de boll weevil
  • The banks of Sacramento
  • Barbra Allen
  • Been in the pen so long
  • Bigerlow
  • Bird in a cafe
  • Abalone
  • Blind man lay beside the way
  • Blow the man down
  • Boll weevil song
  • Bolsum brown
  • A boy he had an auger
  • Brady
  • The brown girl
  • The buffalo skinners
  • By'm by
  • California
  • Abdul, the bulbul ameer
  • Calliope
  • Cap'n I believe
  • Careless love
  • Casey Jones
  • C.C. Rider
  • Chahcoal man
  • Chicken reel
  • Cielito lindo
  • Cigarettes will spoil yer life
  • Cocaine Lil
  • Across the western ocean
  • The Colorado trail
  • Common Bill
  • Coo-coo
  • Coon can
  • Crazy song to the air of "Dixie"
  • Cuckoo waltz
  • Dakota land
  • The dead horse
  • De blues ain' nothin'
  • Dese bones gwine to rise again
  • Adelita
  • De Titanic
  • Did you ever, ever, ever?
  • Dis mornin', dis evenin', so soon
  • Doin' let you' watch run down
  • Down, down, derry down
  • Down in the valley
  • The dreary black hills
  • Driving saw-logs on the Plover -- Drivin' steel
  • The drunkard's doom
  • The dying hogger
  • Ain' go'n' to study war no mo'
  • Ain't gonna rain
  • Alice
  • All night long
  • A Filipino hombre
  • Fireman save my child
  • Flat river girl
  • Foggy, foggy dew
  • Fond affection
  • Frankie and Albert
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Frankie blues
  • The frozen girl
  • The gamboling man
  • Early morning
  • Give me three grains of corn, Mother
  • go bring me back my blue-eyed boy
  • God's goin' to set this world on fire
  • Go get the ax
  • Goin' down to town
  • The good boy
  • Good-by Liza Jane
  • Good-bye, brother
  • Got dem blues
  • Go to sleepy
  • El-a-noy
  • Go 'way f'om mah window
  • Great gawd, I'm feelin' bad
  • Greenfields
  • Greens
  • Gypsy Davy
  • Half horse and half alligator
  • Hallelujah, I'm a bum!
  • Hammer man
  • The handsome young man
  • Hanging out the linen clothes
  • The Erie Canal
  • Hangman
  • Hayseed
  • The hearse song
  • Heave away
  • Hello, girls
  • He's gone away
  • Hey Betty Martin
  • Highbridge
  • Hinky dinky, parlee-voo
  • Hog-eye
  • Ever since Uncle John Henry been deead
  • The hog-eye man
  • Hoosen Johnny
  • The horse named Bill
  • The house carpenter
  • A hundred years ago
  • The hunters of Kentucky
  • Ezekiel, you and me
  • Fair Annie of Lochyran
  • Fair Eleanor
  • The farmer
  • I know moonlight
  • I met her in the garden where the praties grow
  • I'm sad and I'm lonely
  • In de vinter time
  • In my father's house
  • In the days of old Rameses
  • I ride an old paint
  • Irish lulaby
  • It's the syme the whole world over
  • I was born almost ten thousand years ago
  • I catch-a da plenty of feesh
  • I went down to the depot
  • I wish I was a little bird
  • I wish I was single again
  • Jackson
  • The jam on Gerry's rock
  • James Whaland
  • Jay Gould's daughter
  • Jerry, go an' ile that car
  • Jesse James
  • Jesus, won't you come b'm-by?
  • I don't like no railroad man
  • Jim Fisk
  • Joe Turner
  • The John B. sails
  • John Henry
  • Josie
  • Jungle mammy song
  • Kansas boys
  • Kentucky moonshiner
  • Kevin Barry
  • Kind miss
  • I don't want to be a gambler
  • The Kinkaiders
  • La cucaracha
  • The lane county bachelor
  • heave her, bullies, leave her
  • Legacy
  • Levee moan
  • Lincoln and liberty
  • Little ah sid
  • The little old sod shanty
  • Little scotch-ee
  • I dreamed last night of my true love
  • Liza in the summer time
  • Liza Jane
  • London city
  • Lonesome road
  • The Lone Star trail
  • Lo que digo
  • Lord Lovel
  • The lover's lament
  • Love somebody, yes I do
  • Lydia Pinkham
  • If I dae a railroad man
  • I found a horse shoe
  • I got a gal at the head of the holler
  • I got a letter from Jesus
  • Midnight special
  • The midnight train
  • The Missouri harmony
  • Mister frog went a-courting
  • Moanish lady
  • Money
  • The monkey's wedding
  • Moonlight
  • Morrissey and the Russian sailor
  • Mountain top
  • Mag's song
  • Mule skinner's song
  • My Lulu
  • My old hammah
  • My pretty little pink -- My sister she works in a laundry
  • Negro reel
  • No bread for the poor
  • No more booze
  • O bry me beneath the willow
  • Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie
  • Old Abe Lincoln came out of the wilderness
  • The maid freed from the gallows
  • Old Adam
  • Old brass wagon
  • Old gray mare
  • O my honey, take me back
  • One morning in May
  • The orpahn girl
  • On the charlies so long
  • On to the morgue
  • Peacock song
  • Pharoh's army got drowned
  • Mama have you heard the news?
  • Po' boy
  • Poor kitty popcorn
  • Poor lonesome cowboy
  • Poor paddy works on the railway
  • The poor working girl
  • Portland County jail
  • Post-rail song
  • The preacher and the slave
  • A pretty fair maid
  • Pretty Polly
  • Mañanitas (de Jalisco)
  • The prisoner's song
  • The quaker's wooing
  • Man goin' roun'
  • Mary had a William goat
  • Mary wore three links of chain
  • Mexican cockroach song
  • The roving gambler
  • Saide
  • Sam Bass
  • Satan's a liah
  • The sergeant, he is the worst of all
  • Seven long years in state prison
  • She died on the train
  • She's be comin' round the mountain
  • She promised she'd meet me
  • The ship that never returned
  • Rabble soldier
  • Shovellin' iron ore
  • Sh-ta-ra-dah-dey
  • Si Hubbard
  • Somebody
  • The son of a gambolier
  • Sourwood mountain
  • Standin' on the walls of Zion
  • Sucking cider through a straw
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • The tenderfoot
  • Raging canawl
  • Ten thousand miles away
  • then thousand miles away from home
  • There's many a man killed on the railroad
  • There was an old soldier
  • Thinkgs I used to do
  • Those gamber's blues
  • Timber
  • Times gettin' hard, boy
  • The trail to Mexico
  • Tramp, tramp, tramp, keep on a-tramping
  • Railroad Bill
  • The troubled soldier
  • The true lover's farewell
  • Turkey in the straw
  • Two white horses
  • Versos de Montalgo
  • Waillie, wallie!
  • Walky-talky Jenny
  • Wanderin'
  • A war bird's burlesque
  • Way over in the new buryin' groun'
  • The railroad cars are coming
  • Way up on Clinch Mountain
  • We are four bums
  • The weaver
  • Weevily wheat
  • What kin' o' pants does the gambler wear?
  • What was your name in the states?
  • When a woman blue
  • When I was young and foolish
  • when poor Mary came wandering home
  • When the curtains of night are pinned back
  • Red iron ore
  • When the work's all done this fall
  • Where o where is old Elijah?
  • Where they were
  • Whisky Johnny
  • Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little dogies
  • Who's the pretty girl milkin' the cow?
  • Who will shoe your pretty little foot?
  • The wide Mizzoura
  • Willy the weeper
  • The wind it blew up the railroad track
  • Red river valley
  • Windsor
  • Wizard oil
  • Worthington
  • Wrap me up in my tarpaulin jacket
  • Yonder comes my pretty little girl
  • Yonder comes the high sheriff
  • You fight on
  • You got to cross it foh yohself
  • Zek'l weep
  • Roll the chariot
  • Rosie Nell
Control code
ocm21442823
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 score (xxix, 495 pages)
Isbn
9781435277595
Lccn
90036804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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