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Musical Score

Title American ballads and folk songs / collected and compiled by John A. Lomax, and Alan Lomax ; with a foreword by George Lyman Kittredge
Published New York : Macmillan Co., 1935


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  784.4973 Lom  AVAILABLE
Description 1 score (xxxix, 625 pages of music), ; 24 x 18 cm
Notes "Published October, 1934. Reprinted December, 1934 ... February, 1935."
Unacc. melodies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 613-621) and index
Subject African Americans -- Music.
Ballads, English -- United States.
Folk music -- United States.
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Genre/Form Folk music.
Author Kittredge, George Lyman, 1860-1941.
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948.
LC no. 38009495
Other Titles 'Ligion so sweet
Adieu to Bon County
Ain' no mo' cane on de Brazis
All the pretty little horses
Alla en el Rancho Grande
Amazing Grace
Aurore Pradere
Bad man ballad
Ballad of the Erie Canal
Bear the news, Mary
Benny Havens, Oh!
Big Jim
Bill Martin and Ella Speed
Billy Boy
Billy the Kid
Black Betty
Black-eyed Susie
Blind man stood on de way an' cried
Blow the man down
Braddock's defeat
Brigham Young
Bucking Bronco
Bung yer eye
Captain Robert Kidd
Casey Jones
Charley Snyder
Coming around the Horn
Constitution and Guerriere
Cornfield holler
Cotton field song
Cotton-eyed Joe
Cowboy to pitching bronco
Cowboys' gettin'-up holler
Criole Candjo
Crossing the plains
Crows in the garden
Cuatro Palomitas Blancas
Cumberland Gap
Da's all right, baby
Damn the Filipinos
Darky Sunday School
Dat lonesome stream
De ballit of de Boll Weevil
De black gal
De grey goose
De midnight special
Deep River
Dese bones gwine to rise again
Destroyer life
Dink's blues
Dink's song
Dirty mistreatin' women
Dives and Laz'us
Down in the valley
Drink that rot gut
El Abandonado
El Amor que te Tenia
Every night when the sun goes in
Fare thee well, babe
Few days
Foller de drinkin' gou'd
Frankie and Albert
Frog went a-courtin'
Froggie went a-courtin'
From the chuck wagon
Gerry's rocks
Get up, Jack! John, sit down!
Git along, little dogies
Go way from mah window
Goin' home
Going to Boston
Good Ol' Mountain dew
Good old Rebel
Good-by mother
Good-by, old Paint
Good-by, pretty Mama
Great God-a'mighty
Greer County
Ground Hog
Gwineter harness in de mornin' soon
Hallelujah, bum again
Hard times
Hard to be a nigger
Hard trials
Hardly think I will
Healin' waters
Heave away
Hell and heaven
Hell in Texas
Hinky Dinky, parley-voo?
Hold on, Abraham
Honey take a whiff on me
I love little Willie
I wish I was a mole in the ground
Ida Red
If you want to know where the Privates are
In town
Jack Wrack
Jesse James
Jim Haggerty's story
Joe Bowers
John Brown's body
John Harty
John Henry
Johnny come down to Hilo
Julie Ann Johnson
Jumpin' Judy
Just from Dawson
Lay dis body down
Levee Camp holler
Little brown jug
Little gal at our house
Liza Jane
Long gone
Long time ago
Louisiana girls
Low bridge, everybody down
Man goin' round
Many T'ousands go
Michie Preval
Mone, member, mone
Mustang Gray
My li'l John Henry
My yallow gal
Nachul-born Easman
Never said a mubalin' word
Now our meeting's over
Oh, Lawd, how long?
Ol' John Brown
Ol' Mother Hare
Ol' Rattler
Old Bill
Old Dan Tucker
Old Joe Clark
On Meesh-e-gan
Other cowboy boasting chants
Ou som Souroucou
Paddy works on the Erie
Paper of pins
Parting friends
Pick a bale o' cotton
Po Laz'us
Po' Boy
Polly Williams
Poor lonesome cowboy
Rabbit Hash
Railroad Bill
Raise a rukus tonight
Rattle snake
Reason I stay on job so long
Red River shore
Red iron ore
Roy Bean
Run nigger run!
Rye whisky
Sam Bass
Sam Hall
Sandy Lan'
Set down, servant
Shack bully holler
Shoot the buffalo
Shortenin' bread
Shorty George
Shot my pistol in de heart of town
Siege of Plattsburg
Skip to my Lou
Snagtooth Sal
Sourwood Mountain
Spanish Johnny
Steel laying holler
Sugar Babe
Susan van Dusan
Sweet Betsy from Pike
Swing low, sweet chariot
Tale of a little pig
Tearin' out-a wilderness
Ten thousand miles from home
That pretty little gal
This train
Three pigs
Tie shuffling chant
Tie tamping chant
Tone de bell easy
Tragedia de Heraclio Bernal
Tying a knot in the devil's tail
Un, deux, trois
War song
Way over in the blooming garden
We've done our hitch in Hell
Weevily wheat
What folks are made of
When I was a cowboy
When I was single
When de good Lord sets you free
When my blood runs chilly and col'
Whisky Johnny
Wicked Polly
Willie the weeper
Woe be unto you
Woman blue
Yankee Doodle
Ye Ballade of Ivan Petrovsky Skevar
A rookie's lament
A trip on the Erie
An Idaho cowboy dance
The Arkansas traveller
The Black Ball Line
The Boston come-all-ye
The Buccaneers
The Cholly blues
The Connecticut peddler
The Cryderville Jail
The E-ri-e
The Erie Canal ballad
The Erie Canal
The Gila monster route
The Rio Grande
The ballad of Davy Crockett
The banks of the Pamanow
The bear in the hill
The buffalo skinners
The bull-whacker
The company cook
The cowboy's dream
The dreary black hills
The drunkard's doom
The factory girl
The flying cloud
The gal I left behind me
The hammer song
The hard-working miner
The hearse song
The heavy-hipted woman
The highly educated man
The killer
The little Mohee
The lost Jimmie Whalen
The man on the flying trapeze
The old Chizzum trail
The old Gray goose
The old bachelor
The other shore
The raging Can-all
The roving gambler
The shanty-boy and the farmer's son
The stampede
The wild Miz-zou-rye
The wonderful crocodile
The wreck of the six-wheel driver
The wreck on the C.& O