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American Song Bag

American Song Bag

by Carl Sandburg

Famous poet Carl Sandburg was also a collector of American folk music. He compiled around 290 songs in this anthology, which contains singable words and music, including harmonies or accompaniment.
Some some titles include:
"No More Booze (Fireman Save My Child)" / "Driving Saw-Logs on the Plover" / 'The Foggy Dew' / 'Barbara Allen' / 'As I Was Walkin' Down Wexford Street' / 'Pretty Polly' / 'The House Carpenter' / 'The E-RI-E' / 'The Ballad Of De Boll Weevil' / 'The Buffalo Skinners' / 'Turkey In... Read more
How Can I Keep From Singing

How Can I Keep From Singing

by David King Dunaway

Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-476), discography (p. [477]-491), and index.
Lightfoot

Lightfoot

by Maynard Collins

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

by Bob Dylan

The Science Of Folk-Lore

The Science Of Folk-Lore

by Alexander Haggerty Krappe

Only a Miner

Only a Miner

by Archie Green

Ballad Book

Ballad Book

by MacEdward Leach

The Quest Of the Ballad

The Quest Of the Ballad

by W Roy MacKenzie

Negro Folk Music Usa

Negro Folk Music Usa

by Harold Courlander

Wayfaring Stranger

Wayfaring Stranger

by Burl Ives

A Texas-Mexican Cancionero

A Texas-Mexican Cancionero

by Americo Paredes

Songs Of the Cowboys

Songs Of the Cowboys

by N Howard Thorp

Fireside Book Of Folk Songs

Fireside Book Of Folk Songs

by Margaret Bradford Boni

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American Negro Songs and Spirituals

by John W, Editor Work

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Gordon Lightfoot

by Alfrieda Gabiou

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A Texas-Mexican Concionero

by Americo Paredes

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Sing Out!

by Irwin Silber

Folk Music Books & Ephemera

Folk Visions and Voices

Folk Visions and Voices

by Art Rosenbaum-

Folk Tunes From Mississippi

Folk Tunes From Mississippi

by Hudson, Arthur Palmer

The American Songbag

The American Songbag

by Carl Sandburg

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990. Paperback. Acceptable. Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$6.48
Acts of Love fifty songs to my other self

Acts of Love fifty songs to my other self

by RIMBAUD, PENNY. Sung by Eve Libertine. Illustrated by Gee Vaucher

Oakland: Exitstencilisms & Southern Records / PM Press, 2012. CD_rom. Originally released in 1985 on vinyl, this is a 124 page perfect-bound book of 50 poems by Rimbaud, each illustrated by Vaucher. With the accompanying audio CD of songs composed by Rimbaud and sung by Libertine, remastered in 2008 and now released for the first time on CD. as new in shrink wrap.
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$15.00
One space, many places: folklife and land use in New Jersey's Pinelands National Reserve

One space, many places: folklife and land use in New Jersey's Pinelands National Reserve

by Hufford, Mary

Washington, D.C.: American Folklife Center Library of Congress, 1986. 144 p., oversized wraps in very good condition.
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$15.00
Ballads of the Great West

Ballads of the Great West

by Austin E Fife

370 pages. 113 ballads with commentary and notes on the origins. No music for these though many were sung. Dust jacket is very clean and clipped, with some chipping around the spine ends. The Covers are very clean with no marking and spots of barely noticeable wear along the edges. Pages are bright and very clean with no markings noted except for a blacked out name of a previous owner on the FFEP - see photo.
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$18.00
Music for Patriots, Politicians, and Presidents - Harmonies and Discords of the First Hundred Years

Music for Patriots, Politicians, and Presidents - Harmonies and Discords of the First Hundred Years

by LAWRENCE, Vera Brodsky

Macmillan, New York / Collier Macmillan, London, 1975. 1st Edition. HARDCOVER. Thick, very heavy Folio size in steel blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 480pp, colp, numerous illustrations in text, index etc . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) in a mildly tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket. . . . . . . . . . . . NOTE Due to size and/or weight shipping will cost more than the price shown above. Orders made by card will be... Read more
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£41.34
Where Have All the Flowers Gone: the women of folk music

Where Have All the Flowers Gone: the women of folk music

by Karman, Bijou

npl: Self-published by the author, 2016. Pamphlet. [36]p., stapled wraps, 5x7 inches, illus., very good zine.
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$15.00
Bob Dylan (The Little Black Songbook)

Bob Dylan (The Little Black Songbook)

by Bob Dylan

Fall River Press, 2007. Vinyl Bound. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$6.78
Anglo-american Folksong Scholarship Since 1898

Anglo-american Folksong Scholarship Since 1898

by Wilgus, D. K

New Brunswick: Rutgers. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ with slight slant, in very good dust jacket with a few short tears on the darkened spine. .
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$25.00
Folk Songs and Stories of the Americas

Folk Songs and Stories of the Americas

by Pan American Union

Washington DC: Pan American Union, n.d.. Pamphlet. 64p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps lightly worn, else very good condition. Reprint from the February 1937 issue of the "Bulletin" of the Pan American Union. Contains local folk tales and the musical notation and lyrics of songs.
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$12.00
Bob Dylan - Lyrics: 1962-2001

Bob Dylan - Lyrics: 1962-2001

by Dylan, Bob

London, UK: Simon & Schuster Ltd, 2004. 1st Edition 1st Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. First edition, first printing. viii, 618pp. various black and white photographs. Grey cloth-covered boards with silver titles on spine. Gently rubbed spine ends. Corners slightly bumped. Some shelf wear on covers. Dust jacket protected in an archival-quality Mylar wrapper which is not adhered to the jacket or book in any way. A large and heavy volume which will... Read more
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£50.00
Newe Hupia

Newe Hupia

by Crum, Beverly

Logan: Utah State University Press, 2001. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo. xii, 276 pp., accompanying CD in pocket at inside back cover. Bound in illustrated wrappers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Includes glossary Shoshoni to English and English to Shoshoni. Near Fine, bright, clean copy, CD in excellent condition.
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$35.00
Hot Licks - Lesbian Musicians of Note

Hot Licks - Lesbian Musicians of Note

by Fleming, Lee (editor)

Canada: Gynergy Books, 1996. Paperback. Very Good. Oversized softcover with photos on cover. A very good copy with a bump to the lower front corner, and minor shelf-wear. Binding is strong and spine has no creasing or wide openings. Clean and tight. 136 pp., black and white photos of the artists and some lyrics included. Faye's Books
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$27.50
The Science of Folklore.

The Science of Folklore.

by Krappe, Alexander Haggerty

paperback. Fine. 4th printing. NY (Norton) (1964). Stiff wraps. About fine.
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$10.00
Texas rhythm, Texas rhyme

Texas rhythm, Texas rhyme

by Larry Willoughby

First Edition. 144 pages.Hard to classify a book that jumps so: Early Country - Singing Cowboys - Country Blues - Western Swing - Jazz and Big Bands - Rhythm and Blues - Rock 'n' Roll - Modern Country. The cast of performers is wide-spread, and regardless of your musical preferences you will surely find some of your favorites in here... and some amazing photos.Very clean unmarked and unclipped dust jacket in a protective cover, with very light chipping on the top edge corners and spine, and a closed tear... Read more
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$30.00
VOLKSLIEDER VON GOETHE IM ELSASS GESAMMELT MIT MELODIEN UND VARIANTEN AUS  LOTHRINGEN UND DEM FAKSIMILEDRUCK STRASSBURGER GOETHE HANDSCHRIFT

VOLKSLIEDER VON GOETHE IM ELSASS GESAMMELT MIT MELODIEN UND VARIANTEN AUS LOTHRINGEN UND DEM FAKSIMILEDRUCK STRASSBURGER GOETHE HANDSCHRIFT

by Pinck, Louis Dr

Germany: Lothringer Verlag. Good+. 1932. Hardcover. Clean soft paper covers. Pictorial frontispiece. Text tight, clean & intact. Ornamental headpieces and pictorial tailpieces. Facsimile of hand written letters. Deckle page edges. Collection of folk songs. German text. Spine head rubbed, small paper tear on spine heel. Cover edges are slightly age toned. Entertainment, Songs, Music; Facsimile; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages .
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$75.00
A Country Christmas (3 Music CD Set)

A Country Christmas (3 Music CD Set)

by Readers Digest Company

New York, N. Y., U. S. A.: Readers Digest Company, 1992. AudioCD. As New. 3 Music CD's with the best loved christmas music set to a country theme. All original artists. Track Listing: CD1: 1 Eddy Arnold / Winter Wonderland 2 Brenda Lee / A Marshmallow World 3 The Judds / Silver Bells 4 Lee Greenwood / Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow 5 Alabama / Happy Holidays 6 Elvis Presley / White Christmas 7 Loretta Lynn / Frosty the Snowman 8 Ronnie Milsap / It's Christmas 9 Burl Ives / A Holly Jolly... Read more
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$25.00
'The Lonesome Train' in Levittown

'The Lonesome Train' in Levittown

by Maloney, Joseph F

University, AL: Published for the Inter-University Case Program by University of Alabama Press, 1958. 19p., stapled wraps, 7.75x10.5 inches, wraps worn and soiled else good condition. ICP Case Series: Number 39. "In 1954 and 1955 the residents of a vast housing development in [Levittown, Long Island]...confronted a contentious problem: whether a cantata entitled 'The Lonesome Train,' which had been described by a church publication as 'loaded with Communist propaganda.' should be banned as instructional... Read more
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$15.00
Bob Dylan: New Morning

Bob Dylan: New Morning

by Bob Dylan

Big Sky Music, 1970. Paperback. Good. Good pictorial softcover. 1970. Photo of Dylan on front. Mild staining to front. Moderate edgewear. Moderate pencil notations to music throughout. Solid. 68 pp.
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$18.00
Folksong Arrangements Volume 1 British Isles: Medium Voice

Folksong Arrangements Volume 1 British Isles: Medium Voice

by Benjamin Britten

Boosey & Hawkes, No date. Edition Unstated. Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Ephemera, small booklet or pamphlet, limited pages Sheet music. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Item Type: Ephemera, small booklet or pamphlet, limited pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous... Read more
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AU$35.00
The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

by John Jacob Niles

New York: Dover Publications, 1970. Clean and Sound w/small previous owner name fep. More than 100 of the best American ballads from English and Scottish sources, collected in the Appalachian Mountains and simply arranged for piano and guitar by the Author. Each ballad has the 'story' behind the song. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by William Barss.
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$15.00
Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series, Volumes 1-3 [Rare & Unreleased] 1961-1991

Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series, Volumes 1-3 [Rare & Unreleased] 1961-1991

by Bob Dylan

Sony Music, 1991. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Audio Book in VG Condition.
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$34.00
Duende. A Journey Into the Heart of Flamenco

Duende. A Journey Into the Heart of Flamenco

by Webster, Jason

Black Swan. Near Fine. 2004. Paperback. 0552999970 . 328pp, flamenco discography. .
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£6.50
Singing Rawhide

Singing Rawhide

by Harold Hersey

190 pages with 21 ballads and 22 illustrations. No music or melody, but the ballads speak for their selves.Covers have a few rub marks, but little bruising on corners and spine. Pages are clean with no markings noted except an owner name on the FFEP, and sticker residue inside the front cover.
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$35.00