Folk Music

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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.
Ozark Folksongs

Ozark Folksongs

by Vance Randolph

Lightfoot

Lightfoot

by Maynard Collins

Fireside Book Of Folk Songs

Fireside Book Of Folk Songs

by Margaret Bradford Boni

Ballad Book

Ballad Book

by MacEdward Leach

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

by Bob Dylan

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The Complete Poems and Lyrics

by Joni Mitchell

With a career spanning thirty years, Joni Mitchell is one of the most highly esteemed singer/songwriters in popular music. She has recorded seventeen albums and is the recipient of numerous awards and honours, including several Grammy awards - two in 1996 for her Turbulent Indigo release - and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Songwriters. Joni was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and into the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 1997.
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Sing Out!

by Irwin Silber

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Music In Nova Scotia

by Matthew D McGuire

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Gordon Lightfoot

by Alfrieda Gabiou

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 Songbag

American Songbag

by Carl Sandburg

Paperback / softback. New.
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€42.88
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE GREAT COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC.

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE GREAT COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC.

by CROSS, MILTON and David Ewen

Dust jackets have faded spines; closed chips at heads and tail - largest 43x17mm; closed chips on 6 coners - largest 14x4mm; 4 closed tears - longest 6mm. Both volumes have coloured, somewhat faded top edges; fore-edges rough cut at binders; pages very slightly yellowed.78 composers. Covered in plastic. Please expect extra postage.
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€22.95
The American Songbag

The American Songbag

by Sandburg, Carl

Book-Of-The-Month-Club, 2003. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. About the book: Softcover. First Printing. Reprint Edition. Book is in near fine condition with mild wear. Additional photos available upon request.
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€32.71
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

by Bob Dylan (Creator)

Hal Leonard Corp, 2014. Paperback. New. paperback/cd edition. 48 pages. 12.00x9.25x0.25 inches.
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€18.64
Folklore of the Australian Pub

Folklore of the Australian Pub

by Wannan, Bill ( Editor )

Macmillan, Melbourne, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. XII, 132 pp., acknowledgements, an introductory note. Brown coloured endpapers. Within the text there are numerous black and white illustrations, cartoons and advertisements. Brown coloured boards with white beer advertisements on front cover, and white writing on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of Sam Griffin poster "I Allus Has Wan at Eleven", with yellow background and red and white... Read more about this item
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€9.41
Music for Patriots, Politicians, and Presidents: Harmonies and Discords of the First Hundred Years

Music for Patriots, Politicians, and Presidents: Harmonies and Discords of the First Hundred Years

by Lawrence, Vera Brodsky

New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc, 1975. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12x8x1. First edition. Light general wear. 1975 Large Hardcover. 479 pp. "...lyrics from pre-Revolution resistance to post-Civil War Reconstruction, covering nearly every important issue and event in the history of that period: the Constitution, presidential campaigns, battles, defeats, heroes, villains, slavery, abolition, and even women's rights. Accompanying each song--many of which are... Read more about this item
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€23.69
The Colonial Minstrel

The Colonial Minstrel

by Anderson, Hugh

Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire. 1960. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made clear archival plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 158 pages. The story of Charles Thatcher, whose theatrical success in Victoria and New Zealand, between 1852-1870, rested on his success as a lively commentator of day-to-day life on the Goldfields. The songs printed in this book not only bring the historical detail to fuller life but form a valuable collection of... Read more about this item
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€11.28
Ron Edwards and the Fight For Australian Tradition

Ron Edwards and the Fight For Australian Tradition

by McKenry, Keith

North Melbourne: Arcadia. 2023. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and drawings. 362 pages. Ron Edwards (1930 - 2008) had a passion for recording and safeguarding for future generations Australia's unique folk heritage. In 1950, at a time when popular wisdom had it that Australia had few folk songs, Edwards and poet John Manifold produced... Read more about this item
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€31.31
White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands

White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands

by George Pullen Jackson

Republication of work first published in 1933. 444 pages. Includes b/w photos and transcriptions in music notation. Noted a few light pencil markings on the flyleaf, but no rips or tears.
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€23.69
The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

by Niles, John Jacob

Dover Publications, Inc, 1961. Good softcover, wear and creasing to cover . Paperback. Good. Illus. by Barss, William [illustrator].
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€15.16
MUSIC HALL MEMORIES. 7 Parts of 20. # Edges browned, all pages uniformly 3, 6, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20

MUSIC HALL MEMORIES. 7 Parts of 20. # Edges browned, all pages uniformly 3, 6, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20

by Various

Edges browned; uniformly yellowed; staples rusty. Where possible blemishes have been repaired. # 20 is the last (?) issue and goes to p 240 and includes the contents of all previous parts. Obviously pagination started anew after Part 10. Each part has 24 pages in the body plus printing on the unnumbered versos of the front & rear covers, and each contains 7 songs. Apparently another 10 parts were planned but it is unclear if this ever happened. One copy has a penciled name of Sheila Carter, who... Read more about this item
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€15.30
Folk Music: More Than a Song

Folk Music: More Than a Song

by Baggelaar, Kristin

Crowell, 1976. Hardcover. Acceptable. Missing dust jacket; Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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€15.46
Lietuviu liaudies muzikos instrumentai

Lietuviu liaudies muzikos instrumentai

by Baltreniene, Marija, [and] Romualdas Apanavicius

Vilnius: Vilnius Mintis, 1991. Hardcover. 183p., illustrated throughout with b&w photos, some washed-out colorphotos, music notation and diagrammed acoustical tables. Text in Lithuanian. Hardbound in glossy laminated boards decorated with a zither-player. Besides zithers we see accordions, harmonicas, clickers, fiddles, drums, jews-harps, horns that look like didgeridoos, and... is that a samisen? Nice copy, cover corner-tips are fractionally turned, spine rims a bit bumped, an otherwise sound copy that... Read more about this item
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€18.95
Songs of Work and Freedom

Songs of Work and Freedom

by Edith / Joe Fowke & Glazer (eds.)

Dolphin, 1961. Edition Unstated. Softcover (Stiff Card). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderate foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Music; Folk Music; All our pictures shown here are of the actual item,... Read more about this item
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€17.55
Songs of the Cowboys: the First Printed Collection of Cowboy Songs Collected at the Turn of the Century

Songs of the Cowboys: the First Printed Collection of Cowboy Songs Collected at the Turn of the Century

by N. Howard ("Jack") Thorp, Ed. by Austin E. and Alta S. Fife

346 pages with variants, commentary, notes and lexicon of 23 songs from Thorp's collection. Includes a facsimile copy of the original 50 page booklet "Songs of the Cowboys" by Thorp, and a lexicon of cowboy terms. Dust jacket is unclipped and largely intact, but chipped, rubbed and torn. There is also some coffee (?) staining on the inside flaps. Cover is spot stained and soiled with light bumping on corners. Pages are clean with no markings noted except for a green line on the lower edge.
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€23.69
Sixty Ribald Songs from Pills to Purge Melancholy

Sixty Ribald Songs from Pills to Purge Melancholy

by Bradley, S.A.J. [Selected, Edited, with Introduction, Notesand Glossary by]

London: Andre Deutsch. 1968. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made clear archival plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A couple of very small "stains" to top of leading edge - a couple of spots really. 219 pages. Arranged with guitar accompaniment by John W. Duarte. Bawdy songs from the 16th and 17th centuries . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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€20.06
Bob Dylan: The Drawn Blank Series. Katalog zur Ausstellung in den Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, 2007/2008

Bob Dylan: The Drawn Blank Series. Katalog zur Ausstellung in den Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, 2007/2008

by Dylan, Bob

Prestel, 2007. First Edition. Hardback. Collectable - Fine Condition/Fine. ~~German language~~Near Fine/Fine 1st ed 2007 Prestel hardback, unclipped DJ, profusely illustrated high quality edition. Gentle toning to pages only, Fine otherwise. Size: 31 cm. 287 pages. Text is in German. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Dylan, Bob, 1941- Exhibitions; German Language; ISBN: 3791339443. ISBN/EAN: 9783791339443. Dewey Code: 759.1. The photos provided are of our... Read more about this item
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€153.93€115.45
Calling Me Home The romance of South Australia in story and song

Calling Me Home The romance of South Australia in story and song

by Jenkin, Graham [written and composed by]

Adelaide: South Australian College of Advanced Education. 1989. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 329 pages. Includes both words and musical scores. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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€11.28
Stories of new Muslims

Stories of new Muslims

Alexandria: Conveying Islamic Message Society. 68 p., wraps in very good condition, 9x6.5 inches. Conversion stories, usually native-born Americans, many from California. Includes a statement by Cat Stevens, now Yusuf Islam, pp.64-68: "I wanted to be a big star
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€14.21
Bob Dylan: Chronicles.

Bob Dylan: Chronicles.

by Dylan, Bob

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. First edition of Dylan's revealing autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Coco Shinomiya. PSA/DNA LOA and sticker to the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box by the Harcourt Bindery. "I'd come from a long ways off and had started a long ways down. But now destiny was about it manifest itself. I felt like it was looking right at me and nobody... Read more about this item
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€11,845.00
Den Gode Vise Den Sande Vise:  15 Traditionelle Viser Sunget Og  Kommenteret Af Sangerne

Den Gode Vise Den Sande Vise: 15 Traditionelle Viser Sunget Og Kommenteret Af Sangerne

by Nielsen, Svend

Copenhagen. Copenhagen: Kragen. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1998. Softcover. Yellow card covers. Front cover has a corner crease and a little rubbing. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . 15 Danish folk songs, music and lyrics plus commentary. Pages are printed on coated paper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 53 pages. D3 .
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€20.85
Bob Dylan: From the CBS album Blonde on Blonde

Bob Dylan: From the CBS album Blonde on Blonde

by Dylan, Bob

Bob Dylan Words and Music Vompany, 1966. Softcover. Good. Bottom corner front cover folded; edges spine wotn; name on endpaper.
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€10.00
Bob Dylan: For Organs, Pianos & Electronic Keyboards

Bob Dylan: For Organs, Pianos & Electronic Keyboards

by Dylan, Bob (Creator)

Hal Leonard Corp, 2011. Paperback. New. 48 pages. 11.70x0.40x8.70 inches.
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€22.37