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American Folk Tales and Songs

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Publisher Comments:

A beloved folk performer gathers uninhibited tales and ballads from the Appalachians. Full of lively stories, jokes, and games for performance, the folklore in this book reflects the hardships, humor, and creative instincts of the robust men and women from the hills of Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky. The 40 songs features melody and guitar chords. Includes 44 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Lively stories, jokes, games for performance; also 40 songs with melody, guitar chords. By outstanding practicing folk performer. 44 illus.

Synopsis:

Full of lively stories, jokes, and games for performance, the book also includes 40 songs with melody and guitar chords. Written by outstanding practicing folk performer. Includes 44 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Lively stories, jokes, games for performance; also 40 songs with melody, guitar chords. By outstanding practicing folk performer. 44 illustrations.

Table of Contents

"INTRODUCTION,"

1. "TALES,"

  "Ancient Tales,"

    "Wicked John and the Devil,"

    "Rush Cape,"

    "Jesus to Supper,"

    "Mister Fox,"

    "Pack Down the Big Chest,"

    "The Man in the Kraut Tub,"

    "The Wicked Stepmother,"

    "The King and Robert Hood's Horney Beast-es,"

    "Catching a Thief,"

    "The Big Toe,"

    "The Haunted House,"

  "Five Jack Tales,"

    "Jack and the Witches,"

    "Jack and the Old Tush,"

    "Jack and the Old Rich Man,"

    "Jack and the Talking Crow,"

    "Jack and Old Strongman,"

  "The Fool Irishman Tales,"

    "Pat and the Mule Eggs,"

    "Pat and the Fire Engines,"

    "Pat and the Rattlesnake,"

    "Pat and the City-billies,"

    "The Irishman and the Fiddle,"

    "The Seven Irishman,"

  "Tall Tales,"

    "The Norther and the Frogs,"

    "The Split Dog,"

    "The Hickory Toothpick,"

    "Old Hide and Taller,"

    "The Roguish Cow,"

    "The Snakebit Hoehandle,"

    "Big John Bolling and the Indians,"

2. "BALLAD'S, SONGS AND HYMNS,"

  "Ballads,"

    "The Devil's Questions,"

    "The Cambric Shirt,"

    "The Two Ravens,"

    "Lady Gay,"

    "Home Came the Old Man,"

    "The Merry Golden Tree,"

    "Nickety Nackety,"

    "Bold Robin Hood,"

    "Old Bangum and the Boar,"

    "The Little Mohee,"

    "The Rich Old Lady,"

    "Locks and Bolts,"

  "Songs,"

    "The Darby Ram,"

    "The Deaf Woman's Courtship,"

    "Lolly Too Dum,"

    "The Bashful Courtship,"

    "Clinch Mountain,"

    "The Miller's Will,"

    "The Gambling Suitor,"

    "Sourwood Mountain,"

    "Paddy O'Doyle,"

    "At the Foot of Yonder Mountain,"

    "Devilish Mary,"

    "The Riddle Song,"

    "Johnny's Gone to Hilo,"

  "Hymns,"

    "The Garden Hymn,"

    "Wondrous Love,"

    "The Wayfaring Stranger,"

    "Jesus Walked in Galilee,"

    "Oh Lord, How Long?"

    "Over Yonders Ocean,"

  "Songs to Sing Your Children,"

    "Fiddle-i-Fee,"

    "The Swapping Song,"

    "The Old Gray Goose is Dead,"

    "Cock Robin,"

  "Songs As Sung by Ora Canter,"

    "Johnny Jarmanie,"

    "The Wagoners' Lad,"

    "The Little Family,"

    "Will the Weaver,"

    "The Old Woman All Skin and Bones,"

3. "GAMES AND COUNTRY DANCES,"

    "Granny London Tells About Old Times,"

    "We're Marchin' 'Round the Levee,"

    "Skip to My Lou,"

    "The Tennessee Wagon Wheel,"

    "Molly Brooks,"

4. "FIDDLE TUNES,"

    "I Love Somebody, Yes I Do,"

    "Give the Fiddler a Dram,"

    "Old Salt River,"

    "Natchez on the Hill,"

5. "ODDS AND ENDS,"

    "The Bedtime Prayer,"

    "A Field Trip,"

    "How to Plant Crops,"

    "Old Brindle,"

    "Love Verses,"

    "Deaths on Three-Mile Creek,"

    "Jokes,"

6 "AMATEUR COLLECTOR'S GUIDE,"

7. "SUGGESTED FURTHER READING,"

8. "TITLE INDEX,"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486226927
Compiled:
Chase, Richard
illus.:
Tolford, Joshua,
Compiled by:
Chase, Richard
Compiled:
Chase, Richard
Author:
Chase, Richard
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Folk & Traditional
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Folk songs, English
Subject:
Folk-lore, american
Subject:
Folk music
Subject:
Folk-songs, american
Subject:
Folk music -- United States.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Subject:
Folklore -- United States.
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
American folksongs
Subject:
American folk tunes
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
Ethnomusicology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Music
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
19710631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.64 lb
Age Level:
from 9 up to 12

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"Synopsis" by , Lively stories, jokes, games for performance; also 40 songs with melody, guitar chords. By outstanding practicing folk performer. 44 illus.

"Synopsis" by ,
Full of lively stories, jokes, and games for performance, the book also includes 40 songs with melody and guitar chords. Written by outstanding practicing folk performer. Includes 44 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Lively stories, jokes, games for performance; also 40 songs with melody, guitar chords. By outstanding practicing folk performer. 44 illustrations.
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