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Travellers' songs : from England and Scotland / [compiled and edited by] Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger.

; Seeger, Peggy, 1935-
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 1977.
ISBN 9780870491917, 0870491911

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
M 1977 .T8 T7 (show me on map) Off-site
Music Library, Katzen Arts Center
M1977.T8 T7 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
M1977 T8 T7 Available Request
Other Authors MacColl, Ewan.
Seeger, Peggy, 1935-
Subjects Folk songs, English -- Great Britain.
Folk songs, English.
Great Britain.
Romanies -- Great Britain -- Music.
Travelers -- Great Britain -- Songs and music.
Description xii, 387 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1977.
Notes Includes indexes.
Unacc. melodies.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 368-381).
Contents Child ballads. The elfin knight ; Lady Isabel and the elf knight ; The twa sisters ; Lord Randal ; Edward ; Babylon ; The Broomfield Hill ; Young Beichan ; Lord Lovel ; The lass of Roch Royal ; Bonny Barbara Allen ; The lowlands of Holland ; The famous flower of serving-men ; Sir Hugh ; The bonnie house o' Airlie ; Geordie ; The braes o' Yarrow ; The jolly beggar ; The gaberlunzie man -- Additional traditional ballads. Brake of briars ; The Laird of the Denty Doon Bye ; Mother, mother make my bed ; Long a-growing ; The three butchers -- Faithful lovers. Sweet William ; The dark-eyed sailor ; The sailor's return ; MacDonald's return to Glencoe ; The lass o' Glencoe ; Still I love him ; If I was a blackbird ; The yellow handkerchief ; Busk, busk, bonnie lassie ; The courting coat ; The walnut girl -- Erotic songs. All fours ; The jolly barber lad ; The molecatcher ; Featherin' oot and in ; Rang dang doo ; Aye she likit the ae nicht ; My faither was hung for sheep-stealing -- Casual encounters. Rosemary Lane ; Seventeen come Sunday ; The lady and the soldier ; Where Gadie rins ; The overgate ; The oyster girl ; Eggs in her basket ; The bird in the bush -- Hesitant lovers. Caroline of Edinburgh Town ; The maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe ; The braes of Strathblane -- Unfaithful lovers. The seeds of love ; Died for love ; The blacksmith ; The cuckoo ; The false-hearted lover ; Blue-eyed lover ; False, false hae ye been to me, my love ; My love lays cold beneath my feet ; Green grows the laurel ; I went to mass on Sunday ; The bonnie Irish boy ; The girl I left behind ; Green bushes ; Too young ; The banks of sweet primroses ; The bonnie green tree ; Sheep-crook and black dog ; The fatal snowstorm ; The banks of red roses ; The butcher boy ; Oxford City ; The Wexford girl ; Camden Town -- Family opposition to lovers. Erin's lovely home ; My father's servant boy ; Locks and bolts ; All over those hills ; Bogie's bonnie Belle ; Alan McLean -- Soldiers and sailors. The Rainbow ; Jamie Foyers ; The bonnie bunch of roses ; McCaffery ; The deserter from Kent -- Crime and criminals. MacPherson's farewell ; The highwayman outwitted ; Whiskey in the jar ; Captain Grant ; The Boston burglar ; Van Dieman's Land ; Jamie Raeburn ; The Isle of France ; Thornaby Woods ; Big Jimmie Drummond ; The first day in October ; The prisoner's song ; Twenty-one years -- Rural life. John Barleycorn ; All jolly fellows that handles the plough ; We dear labouring men ; The feein' time ; The tattie-liftin' ; The hash o' Bennygak ; Nicks Tams ; The dying ploughboy -- Humorous and miscellaneous. Sheelicks ; The ale-wife and her barrel ; Hooly and fairly ; Erin-go-bragh (Ireland forever) ; The wild rover ; Creeping Jane ; The penny wager ; King William and the keeper ; The sailor cut down in his prime ; The jolly herring ; Paddy backwards ; The hop-pickers' tragedy ; The little chimney sweep ; The little beggar boy ; Little poppa rich ; Twa and twa -- Travelling life. The two Gypsy girls ; Diddling songs ; The moss o' Burreldale ; Jal along ; Mandi went to poov the grais ; The atching tan song ; Hi, bara manishee.
Genre Music.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3732159
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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