Our Singing Country: Folk Songs and Ballads

Our Singing Country: Folk Songs and Ballads

by John A. Lomax (Editor), Alan Lomax (Editor)
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This sequel to the Lomaxes' widely acclaimed American Ballads and Folk Songs includes melodies and words for tunes from all parts of the country. Songs include spirituals, hollers, game songs, lullabies, courting songs, chain-gang work songs, Cajun airs, breakdowns, and many more. Judith Tick, a scholar and award-winning author, provides a new fact-filled Introduction; notes on tune origins, two indexes, and an extensive bibliography round out this archive of some 200 authentic folk songs and ballads.

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Publication date
August 11, 2014
Publisher
Collection
Page count
464
ISBN
9780486173993
Paper ISBN
9780486410890