The Resource The ballad of America : the history of the United States in the stories, the words and the music of more than 125 songs

The ballad of America : the history of the United States in the stories, the words and the music of more than 125 songs

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The ballad of America : the history of the United States in the stories, the words and the music of more than 125 songs
Title
The ballad of America
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the history of the United States in the stories, the words and the music of more than 125 songs
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Language
eng
Summary
This book is an attempt to show how the story of the American people is revealed in their song; to provide an introduction to this national song heritage, and to indicate its extent, variety and beauty
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ONT
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1916-2010
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Scott, John Anthony
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Folk music
  • Music
  • Songs, English
  • Ballads, English
  • Folk songs, English
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • African Americans
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • War songs
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Protest songs
  • Folk music
  • Radicalism
  • Working class
  • American ballads and songs
  • Labor movement
  • Labor
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The ballad of America : the history of the United States in the stories, the words and the music of more than 125 songs
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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Contents
I THE COLONIAL PERIOD: The British Heritage: Bawbee Allen -- I will give my love an apple -- The keys of Canterbury -- The sycamore tree -- The trees they grow so high (west of England) -- The bonny boy (Eire) -- The bonny lass o' Fyvie -- Lord Ronald -- Sir Patrick Spens -- Psalm 100 (a psalm of praise); Colonial Songs and Ballads: Soldier, soldier won't you marry me? -- Siubhail a Gradh -- Come, my love (Eire) -- Johnny has gone for a soldier (Hudson Valley) -- The death of General Wolfe -- Sweet William -- The old man who lived in the woods -- Springfield mountain -- The young man who couldn't hoe corn (The lazy man) -- Jenny Jenkins -- Katie cruel; II THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: Young ladies in town -- The rich lady over the sea -- The folks on t'other side the wave -- Sir Peter Parker -- Nathan Hale -- The dying redcoat -- The battle of Trenton -- The fate of John Burgoyne -- The battle of the kegs -- Paul Jones's victory (Poor Richard and the serapis and alliance) -- The ballad of Major Andre -- Lord Cornwallis's surrender; III THE EARLY NATIONAL PERIOD: Caitilin ni uallachain (Cathaleen ni Houlihan) -- Green grow the rushes -- Jefferson and liberty -- Napoleon Bonaparte -- The bonny bunch of roses o -- The constitution and Guerriere -- The Chesapeake and the Shannon -- The hunters of Kentucky -- Johnny Bull, my Jo, John -- Mrs. McGrath; Sea and Immigration: Haul on the bowline -- Blood-red roses -- Leave her, Johnny, leave her -- The Golden Vanity -- Off to sea once more -- The Greenland whale fishery -- The banks of Newfoundland -- The praties they grow small -- Across the western ocean -- The farmer's curst wife (the devil and the farmer) -- The castle of Dromore (Caislean Droim an Oir) -- The pesky sarpent; IV THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT: The Wisconsin emigrant -- Hush, little baby -- Let's go a-huntin' -- Skip to my lou -- When I was single -- The single girl -- The lumberman's alphabet -- The jam on Gerry's rock -- Sioux Indians -- The fools of forty-nine -- Santy Anno -- The dying Californian; Slavery Days: Roll, Jordan, roll -- Sail, o believer -- Poor Rosy -- Bound to go -- Hushabye (All the pretty little horses) -- Sold off to Georgy -- Hangman, slack the line -- Lay this body down -- Jimmy Rose -- T'aint gonna rain no mo' -- The rose of Alabama; V THE CIVIL WAR: The northern bonny blue flag -- The bonny blue flag (Southern) -- Song of the southern volunteers -- Flag of the free -- The Yankee man o' war -- The homespun dress -- On to Richmond! -- General Lee's wooing -- What gives the wheat fields baldes of steel? ; Freedom Songs: Many thousand gone -- Oh, freedom! -- Song of the freedmen -- A plaint -- Roll, Alabama, roll -- Sherman's march to the sea -- The southern girl's reply; VI BETWEEN THE CIVIL WAR AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR: Farmers and Workers: Ride an old paint -- The Colorado trail -- Goodbye, Old Paint -- Brennan on the Moor -- The farmer is the man -- Peter Emberley -- Hard times in the mill -- The shoofly -- The Ludlow Massacre -- Solidarity forever; Immigrants: Ot azoy neyt a shnayder (weary days are a tailor's) -- Schlof mayn kind (sleep, my child) -- Mayn yingele (my little son) -- Papir iz doch vays (silver is the daylight) -- Son petit jupon (the little dress of gray) -- Isabeau s'y promene (Isabel); The Negro People: Pick a bale o' cotton -- No more cane on this brazos -- Another man done gone -- Godamighty drag -- No more, my lord -- Settin' side that road -- The ballad of the boll weevil -- Ragged and dirty blues -- yonder come day; VII BETWEEN TWO WORLD WARS: When Johnny comes marching home -- Johnny, I hardly knew you -- Mademdoiselle from Armentieres -- Pack up your troubles -- Wandering -- Raggedy -- The mouse's courting song -- Which side are you on? -- We shall not be moved -- Goin' down the road -- Roll on, Columbia -- Discrimination blues -- We shall overcome -- Die moorsoldaten (peat-bog soldiers) -- Ot kraya i do kraya (from frontier to frontier) -- D-Day dodgers -- Partizaner Lid (the partisan); VIII SINCE THE WAR: Plane wreck at Los gatos -- In contempt -- Bull Connor's jail -- Keep on a-walkin' -- One man's hands -- Little boxes
Control code
516545
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
404 pages ;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 516545
Label
The ballad of America : the history of the United States in the stories, the words and the music of more than 125 songs
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I THE COLONIAL PERIOD: The British Heritage: Bawbee Allen -- I will give my love an apple -- The keys of Canterbury -- The sycamore tree -- The trees they grow so high (west of England) -- The bonny boy (Eire) -- The bonny lass o' Fyvie -- Lord Ronald -- Sir Patrick Spens -- Psalm 100 (a psalm of praise); Colonial Songs and Ballads: Soldier, soldier won't you marry me? -- Siubhail a Gradh -- Come, my love (Eire) -- Johnny has gone for a soldier (Hudson Valley) -- The death of General Wolfe -- Sweet William -- The old man who lived in the woods -- Springfield mountain -- The young man who couldn't hoe corn (The lazy man) -- Jenny Jenkins -- Katie cruel; II THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: Young ladies in town -- The rich lady over the sea -- The folks on t'other side the wave -- Sir Peter Parker -- Nathan Hale -- The dying redcoat -- The battle of Trenton -- The fate of John Burgoyne -- The battle of the kegs -- Paul Jones's victory (Poor Richard and the serapis and alliance) -- The ballad of Major Andre -- Lord Cornwallis's surrender; III THE EARLY NATIONAL PERIOD: Caitilin ni uallachain (Cathaleen ni Houlihan) -- Green grow the rushes -- Jefferson and liberty -- Napoleon Bonaparte -- The bonny bunch of roses o -- The constitution and Guerriere -- The Chesapeake and the Shannon -- The hunters of Kentucky -- Johnny Bull, my Jo, John -- Mrs. McGrath; Sea and Immigration: Haul on the bowline -- Blood-red roses -- Leave her, Johnny, leave her -- The Golden Vanity -- Off to sea once more -- The Greenland whale fishery -- The banks of Newfoundland -- The praties they grow small -- Across the western ocean -- The farmer's curst wife (the devil and the farmer) -- The castle of Dromore (Caislean Droim an Oir) -- The pesky sarpent; IV THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT: The Wisconsin emigrant -- Hush, little baby -- Let's go a-huntin' -- Skip to my lou -- When I was single -- The single girl -- The lumberman's alphabet -- The jam on Gerry's rock -- Sioux Indians -- The fools of forty-nine -- Santy Anno -- The dying Californian; Slavery Days: Roll, Jordan, roll -- Sail, o believer -- Poor Rosy -- Bound to go -- Hushabye (All the pretty little horses) -- Sold off to Georgy -- Hangman, slack the line -- Lay this body down -- Jimmy Rose -- T'aint gonna rain no mo' -- The rose of Alabama; V THE CIVIL WAR: The northern bonny blue flag -- The bonny blue flag (Southern) -- Song of the southern volunteers -- Flag of the free -- The Yankee man o' war -- The homespun dress -- On to Richmond! -- General Lee's wooing -- What gives the wheat fields baldes of steel? ; Freedom Songs: Many thousand gone -- Oh, freedom! -- Song of the freedmen -- A plaint -- Roll, Alabama, roll -- Sherman's march to the sea -- The southern girl's reply; VI BETWEEN THE CIVIL WAR AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR: Farmers and Workers: Ride an old paint -- The Colorado trail -- Goodbye, Old Paint -- Brennan on the Moor -- The farmer is the man -- Peter Emberley -- Hard times in the mill -- The shoofly -- The Ludlow Massacre -- Solidarity forever; Immigrants: Ot azoy neyt a shnayder (weary days are a tailor's) -- Schlof mayn kind (sleep, my child) -- Mayn yingele (my little son) -- Papir iz doch vays (silver is the daylight) -- Son petit jupon (the little dress of gray) -- Isabeau s'y promene (Isabel); The Negro People: Pick a bale o' cotton -- No more cane on this brazos -- Another man done gone -- Godamighty drag -- No more, my lord -- Settin' side that road -- The ballad of the boll weevil -- Ragged and dirty blues -- yonder come day; VII BETWEEN TWO WORLD WARS: When Johnny comes marching home -- Johnny, I hardly knew you -- Mademdoiselle from Armentieres -- Pack up your troubles -- Wandering -- Raggedy -- The mouse's courting song -- Which side are you on? -- We shall not be moved -- Goin' down the road -- Roll on, Columbia -- Discrimination blues -- We shall overcome -- Die moorsoldaten (peat-bog soldiers) -- Ot kraya i do kraya (from frontier to frontier) -- D-Day dodgers -- Partizaner Lid (the partisan); VIII SINCE THE WAR: Plane wreck at Los gatos -- In contempt -- Bull Connor's jail -- Keep on a-walkin' -- One man's hands -- Little boxes
Control code
516545
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
404 pages ;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 516545

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