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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 about this item
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.
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

by Bob Dylan

Only a Miner

Only a Miner

by Archie Green

The Science Of Folk-Lore

The Science Of Folk-Lore

by Alexander Haggerty Krappe

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

Lightfoot

Lightfoot

by Maynard Collins

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

Peter Paul and Mary

Peter Paul and Mary

by Peter, Paul and Mary

Folk Visions and Voices

Folk Visions and Voices

by Art Rosenbaum-

Pennsylvania Songs and Legends

Pennsylvania Songs and Legends

by Korson, George - Editor

Folk Tunes From Mississippi

Folk Tunes From Mississippi

by Hudson, Arthur Palmer

American Folk Songs of Protest

American Folk Songs of Protest

by John Greenway

Hardback. New.
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$74.05
Anglo-American Folksong Scholarship Since 1898

Anglo-American Folksong Scholarship Since 1898

by D.K. Wilgus

466 pages. Dust jacket is price-clipped and in a protective cover. Jacket has a few small chips and tears on top and bottom edges, and some stains and rubbing on the back and spine. Covers are very clean with sharp corners and spine ends. Pages are clean and crisp with no markings noted except for an owner name inside the front cover.This would be NF were it not for the signature.
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$25.00
BALLET MUSIC.

BALLET MUSIC.

by FISKE, ROGER

Dust jacket has rear slightly discoloured, price clipped, spine has replaced chips at head & tail. Numerous snatches of musical scores, some b&w photos. Covered in plastic.
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$14.70
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
How Can I Keep From Singing: Pete Seeger

How Can I Keep From Singing: Pete Seeger

by Dunaway, David King

London: Harrap Ltd.. Softcover. 1985. 8vo 388pp . Fine with no DJ. B&W Photographs .
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$11.76
Cowboy And Western Songs

Cowboy And Western Songs

by Austin E. Fife

372 pages. This collection includes commentary, notes & variants of words & melodies for 200 songs.Clean dust jacket with chipping on top & bottom edges. Jacket not clipped - no price shown. Covers are very clean with light bumping of corners. Pages very clean with no markings noted except some pencil erasures on the FFEP.
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$25.00
Bob Dylan: Lyrics, 1962-1985

Bob Dylan: Lyrics, 1962-1985

by Dylan, Bob

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. Hardcover. pp. 524. Square 4to. Pictorial boards. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Dylan. Bright, clean, and unmarked. Appears unread; as new.
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$65.00
Folk Tunes from Mississippi

Folk Tunes from Mississippi

by Palmer Hudson, Arthur

New York: Da Capo Press Inc, 1977. No dust jacket. Hardcover. Second edition with a preface by Ellen S. Woodward. Edited by George Herzog. New introduction by Paul Glass. Foxing, one or two stains and several marks on boards. Some foxing on spine. Slight wear on spine foot. Some foxing on page block. Foxing at front and rear. Binding is sound, and the contents are clear. AF. hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Used.
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$70.71
The American Songbag

The American Songbag

by Carl sandburg

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, Copyright 1927. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The melodies and verses within volume are from diverse regions and communities, a collection of 280 songs, ballads, ditties brought together from all regions of America. Condition: Red boards, chipped head and tail of spine, faded title. Shelf and edge wear, markings and rubbing of boards. Tightly bound. Owner stamp on endpapers and title page. Remainder of volume unmarked; a few graphics. xiii, 188 pp. Full... Read more about this item
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$25.00
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
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
KISS ME GOODNIGHT, SERGEANT MAJOR.

KISS ME GOODNIGHT, SERGEANT MAJOR.

by Page, Martin (Ed)

Signs of damp - waviness , with 2 sheets creased & warped; occasional foxing.
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$11.02
The Mountain Dulcimer Book Index

The Mountain Dulcimer Book Index

by Ireton, Judy

Privately Published, N.p, 1986. 1st Edition. Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition. Uncommon . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; Folk Music; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24156. .
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$75.00
Potpourri - Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer

Potpourri - Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer

by Hall, James M., Jr

Author, Kokomo, IN, 1984. 1st Edition. Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; Folk Music; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24157. .
Item Price
$30.00
Bob Dylan : John Wesley Harding

Bob Dylan : John Wesley Harding

by Dylan, Bob; Harding, John Wesley

Paperback. Songbook. Used - Very Good.
Item Price
$19.99
The Chuck Wagon Gang: Our Recorded Songs

The Chuck Wagon Gang: Our Recorded Songs

by Chuck Wagon Gang

Privately Published, Fort Worth Texas, 1964. 1st Edition. Softcover (Side-stapled). Good Condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; Folk Music; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24134. .
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$75.00
Folk Visions and Voices: Traditional Music and Song in North Georgia

Folk Visions and Voices: Traditional Music and Song in North Georgia

by Rosenbaum, Art

University of Georgia Press, 1983. Hard Cover. Fair/Poor. Inscribed by Art and Margo Rosenbaum. Text is clean and unmarked. DJ in poor condition with many chips and tears. Chip to cloth and front board is somewhat warped and doesn't lay completely shut. Binding is tight.
Item Price
$19.00
Bob Dylan: The Little Black Songbook

Bob Dylan: The Little Black Songbook

by Dylan, Bob

Paperback. Acceptable.
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$12.64
Folk Music: More Than a Song

Folk Music: More Than a Song

by Kristin Baggelaar and Donald Milton

419 pages. The FOLK REVIVAL ENCYCLOPEDIA. Who's Who, and What's What in Folk Music; the most complete and authoritative reference of folk music of the English-speaking world. Lots of photos, and interviews woven into the text to offer refreshing commentaries by folk personalities.Dust jacket is unclipped, unmarked and very clean with a few very small chips on the edges, and now enclosed in a protective cover. Covers are very clean and unmarked with very mild bumping on the front corners.Pages are clean... Read more about this item
Item Price
$75.00
Tennessee Hymnals and Tune Books, 1813-1865: A Bibliographical Checklist

Tennessee Hymnals and Tune Books, 1813-1865: A Bibliographical Checklist

by Webb, George

Author, Paris, TN, 1994. 1st Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Signed by Author. #130 of 250 copies signed by Webb 63 pages. Small brown stains on front wrapper. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; Folk Music; Tennessee. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21452. .
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$54.00
The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

by Niles, John Jacob

Dover Publications, 1970. Very Good paperback. Paperback. Very Good.
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$20.00
Bob Dylan: Make You Feel My Love (SATB) (SATB, Piano Accompaniment / Vocal Score)

Bob Dylan: Make You Feel My Love (SATB) (SATB, Piano Accompaniment / Vocal Score)

by Dylan, Bob (Composer); Birchall, Jeremy (Arranger)

Novello and Co Ltd, 2009. Paperback. New. 12 pages. 9.84x6.69x0.39 inches.
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$2.84
Songs of the Great American West

Songs of the Great American West

by Irwin Silber and Earl Robinson

334 pages with nearly 100 songs with music notation and chords for guitar. Songs are also preceded with commentary on the origins and times. Cover is clean - except as noted - with some rubbing on the back and lightly bumped corners. The inside front cover has been damaged by removal of an affixed paper - see photos. There is also a photo or postcard affixed to the FFEP - see photos. Pages are clean and no markings were noted except for some errant pen marks on page 51 see photo - and a few light... Read more about this item
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$20.00
Physics, Music Theory, and the Hammered Dulcimer

Physics, Music Theory, and the Hammered Dulcimer

by Fogel, Rick

R. F. Printing Service, Strongsville, OH, 1981. 2nd Printing. Softcover (Side-stapled). Fine Condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; Folk Music; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24127. .
Item Price
$65.00