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The American songbag, [by] Carl Sandburg

Label
The American songbag
Title
The American songbag
Statement of responsibility
[by] Carl Sandburg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Melodies and lyrics of American songs, folk-songs, and ballads; many include accompaniment arranged for piano
Accompanying matter
bibliography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1878-1967
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Sandburg, Carl
Form of composition
multiple forms
LC call number
M1629.S213
LC item number
A5
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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1878-1967
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Sandburg, Carl
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  • Songs, English
  • Ballads, English
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk music
  • Songs
Label
The American songbag, [by] Carl Sandburg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Contains music
Bibliography note
"An American bookshelf of song": pages xii-xiii
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
  • Contents: Dramas and portraits. He's gone away (p.3) -- Boll weevil song (p.8) -- Moanish lady! (p.11) -- I ride an old Paint (p.12) -- Foggy, foggy dew (p.14) -- Waillie, waillie! (p.16) -- Dis mornin', dis evenin', so soon (p.18) -- Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie (p.20) -- Careless love (p.21) -- The John B. sails (p.22) -- John Henry (p.24) -- Midnight Special (p.26) -- Alice B. (p.28) -- Po' boy (p.30) -- The ould sod. As I was walkin' down Wexford Street (p.35) -- Sh-ta-ra-dah-dey (Irish lullaby) (p.36) -- She said the same to me (p.38) -- Who's the pretty girl milkin' the cow?(p.40) -- Give me three grains of corn, Mother (p.41) -- Kevin Barry (p.42) -- The son of a gambolier (p.44) -- Minstrel songs. I wish I was single again (p.47) -- Walky-talky Jenny (p.48) -- Hayseed (p.50) -- Good-by Liza Jane (p.51) -- Wizard Oil (p.52)
  • Contents (cont.): Tarnished love tales or Colonial and Revolutionary antiques. Barbra Allen (p.57) -- The frozen girl (p.58) -- Pretty Polly (p.60) -- Common Bill (p.62) -- Little Scotch-ee (p.64) -- The house carpenter (p.66) -- A pretty fair maid (p.68) -- Lord Lovel (p.70) -- The Quaker's wooing (p.71) -- The maid freed from the gallows (p.72) -- Frankie and her man. Frankie and Albert (p.75) -- Frankie and Johnny (p.78) -- Frankie blues (p.82) -- Josie (p.84) -- Sadie (p.86)
  • Contents (cont.): Pioneer memories. The little old sod shanty (p.89) -- Where o where is old Elijah? (p.92) -- Turkey in the straw (p.94) -- Who will shoe your pretty little foot? (p.98) -- The true lover's farewell (p.98) -- Fair Annie of Lochyran (p.99) -- Ten thousand miles away (p.100) -- Old gray mare (p.102) -- The Drunkard's doom (p.104) -- What was your name in the states? (p.106)-- Sweet Betsy from Pike (p.107) -- California (p.110) -- The banks of Sacramento (p.112) -- Money (p.112) -- The monkey's wedding (p.113) -- Rosie Nell (p.114) -- Chicken reel (p.116) -- Hanging out the linen clothes (p.117) -- Down, Down Derry Down (p.118) -- The Lane County bachelor
  • Contents (cont.): 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 -- Brown Girl or Fair Eleanor -- Hey Betty Martin -- Old brass wagon -- Cuckoo waltz -- Weevily wheat
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Contents (cont.): The Lone Star Trail -- Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little doggies -- The buffalo skinners -- Poor lonesome cowboy -- The tenderfoot (p.274) -- 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 -- Soutnern 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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 mjm 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Content (cont.): 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
Control code
5354945
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxiii, 495 pages
Lccn
28000681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)5354945
  • (WaOLN)1132241
Label
The American songbag, [by] Carl Sandburg
Publication
Note
Contains music
Bibliography note
"An American bookshelf of song": pages xii-xiii
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
  • Contents: Dramas and portraits. He's gone away (p.3) -- Boll weevil song (p.8) -- Moanish lady! (p.11) -- I ride an old Paint (p.12) -- Foggy, foggy dew (p.14) -- Waillie, waillie! (p.16) -- Dis mornin', dis evenin', so soon (p.18) -- Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie (p.20) -- Careless love (p.21) -- The John B. sails (p.22) -- John Henry (p.24) -- Midnight Special (p.26) -- Alice B. (p.28) -- Po' boy (p.30) -- The ould sod. As I was walkin' down Wexford Street (p.35) -- Sh-ta-ra-dah-dey (Irish lullaby) (p.36) -- She said the same to me (p.38) -- Who's the pretty girl milkin' the cow?(p.40) -- Give me three grains of corn, Mother (p.41) -- Kevin Barry (p.42) -- The son of a gambolier (p.44) -- Minstrel songs. I wish I was single again (p.47) -- Walky-talky Jenny (p.48) -- Hayseed (p.50) -- Good-by Liza Jane (p.51) -- Wizard Oil (p.52)
  • Contents (cont.): Tarnished love tales or Colonial and Revolutionary antiques. Barbra Allen (p.57) -- The frozen girl (p.58) -- Pretty Polly (p.60) -- Common Bill (p.62) -- Little Scotch-ee (p.64) -- The house carpenter (p.66) -- A pretty fair maid (p.68) -- Lord Lovel (p.70) -- The Quaker's wooing (p.71) -- The maid freed from the gallows (p.72) -- Frankie and her man. Frankie and Albert (p.75) -- Frankie and Johnny (p.78) -- Frankie blues (p.82) -- Josie (p.84) -- Sadie (p.86)
  • Contents (cont.): Pioneer memories. The little old sod shanty (p.89) -- Where o where is old Elijah? (p.92) -- Turkey in the straw (p.94) -- Who will shoe your pretty little foot? (p.98) -- The true lover's farewell (p.98) -- Fair Annie of Lochyran (p.99) -- Ten thousand miles away (p.100) -- Old gray mare (p.102) -- The Drunkard's doom (p.104) -- What was your name in the states? (p.106)-- Sweet Betsy from Pike (p.107) -- California (p.110) -- The banks of Sacramento (p.112) -- Money (p.112) -- The monkey's wedding (p.113) -- Rosie Nell (p.114) -- Chicken reel (p.116) -- Hanging out the linen clothes (p.117) -- Down, Down Derry Down (p.118) -- The Lane County bachelor
  • Contents (cont.): 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 -- Brown Girl or Fair Eleanor -- Hey Betty Martin -- Old brass wagon -- Cuckoo waltz -- Weevily wheat
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Contents (cont.): The Lone Star Trail -- Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little doggies -- The buffalo skinners -- Poor lonesome cowboy -- The tenderfoot (p.274) -- 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 -- Soutnern 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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 mjm 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
  • Contents (cont.): 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
  • Content (cont.): 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
Control code
5354945
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxiii, 495 pages
Lccn
28000681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)5354945
  • (WaOLN)1132241

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