Cowboy songs and other frontier ballads.

; Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002, compiler ; Waters, Edward N. (Edward Neighbor), 1906-1991
Rev. and enl. Collected by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax.. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1938.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
PS 595 .C6 L6 1943 Available Request
Internet Archive
Open Library
LIB stacks
PS595.C6 L6 1938 Available Request
Van Ness stacks
PS 595 .C6 L6 1938 Available Request
Van Ness stacks
PS 595 .C6 L6 1938 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
PS595.C6 L6 Available Request
Other Authors Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002,
Waters, Edward N. 1906-1991.
Subjects American poetry -- West (U.S.)
American poetry.
Ballads, English -- United States.
Ballads, English -- West (U.S.) -- Texts.
Ballads, English.
Cowboys -- Poetry.
Cowboys -- Songs and music.
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Folk songs, English -- West (U.S.) -- Texts.
Folk songs, English.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Poetry.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Narrative poetry, American.
United States, West.
West (U.S.) -- Poetry.
Description xxxviii, 431 pages including facsimiles 24 cm
Copyright Date 1938.
Notes Music edited by Edward N. Waters.
Some of the ballads with music (unaccompanied melodies).
Also issued online.
Summary More than two hundred songs, some with music, whose lyrics depict life in the old West.
Contents Campfire and bunkhouse. Red River shore ; The wild rippling water ; The range riders ; Lackey Bill ; The Peeler's lament ; The old-time cowboy ; The rambling cowboy ; The rattlesnake ; Bill Venero ; Macaffie's confession ; The Boston burglar ; Fuller and Warren ; Jack Donahoe ; Young companions ; Brown-eyed Lee ; Bonnie black Bess ; The melancholy cowboy ; A wild rattling cowboy ; The dying desperado ; Annie Breen ; The white steed of the prairies ; When I was a brave cowboy ; Cowboy Jack ; Young Charlotte ; Silver Jack ; The Hell-bound train.
Dodge City, the end of the trail. The boasting drunk in Dodge ; Drinking song ; The desperado ; The bad man from the Brazos ; The cowboy ; Billy the Kid ; Quantrell ; Roy Bean ; Sam Bass ; Jesse James ; Juan Murray ; Bow down your head and cry ; The bad boy ; Rye whisky ; O-bar cowboy ; The wild Montana boy ; The cowboy ; Buckskin Joe ; The killer ; The Durant Jail.
Off guard. A cowboy dance song ; Rhymed dance calls ; The Harrington barn dance ; Cheyenne ; The cowboy's Christmas ball ; The cowboy's dance song ; Jack o' Diamonds or The rabble soldier ; The Arizona boys and girls ; Don't grow weary, boys ; I am fur from my sweetheart ; Dan Taylor ; Lulu ; Way out in Idyho ; Rambling gambler ; Buckling bronco ; The lovesick cowboy ; The gol-darned wheel ; The cowboy at church ; The jolly cowboy ; Old Rosin, the beau ; The range riders ; The cowboy's life ; The State of Arkansas.
Son of a gun. Trail end ; Once you git the habit ; Poor lonesome cowboy ; The Texas cowboys ; The Black Tail Range ; Cyclone blues ; Bob Stanford ; The cowboy up to date ; Red River Valley ; Bury me out on the prairie ; Great-Granddad ; The lavender cowboy ; The wandering cowboy ; The dry-landers ; Lone driftin' riders ; The Santa Fe Trail ; The cowboy and his love ; The Llano Estacado ; Speaking of cowboy's home ; Hell in Texas ; New national anthem ; I'd like to be in Texas when they round-up in the Spring ; I wanted to die in the desert ; The last longhorn ; To midnight ; The great round-up ; The cowman's prayer ; Rounded up in glory.
The round-up. Gittin'-up hollers; Toast ; Cowboy graces ; Cowboy talks to a pitching horse ; Diamond Joe ; The cowboy ; A cow camp on the range ; Top hand ; Pinto ; When the work's all done this Fall ; The drifter ; The zebra dun ; Charlie Rutledge ; The cowboy at work ; Bronc Peeler's song ; Wild Bronc Peeler ; Jess's dilemma ; A prisoner for life ; The convict ; Little Joe, the wrangler ; The old cowboy ; The Pecos puncher ; The U-S-U Range ; The dying cowboy of Rim Rock Ranch ; The stampede ; A Kansas cowboy ; The rustler ; Panhandle Cob ; Salty dogs ; Jim Farrow ; Windy Bill ; Only a cowboy ; Whose old cow ; The horse wrangler ; The cowboy's meditation ; Home, sweet home ; Utah Carroll ; Then thousand cattle ; Ten thousand God-damn cattle.
Up the trail. Cowboy's getting'-up holler ; Whoopee ti yi yo, git along, little dogies ; The Colorado Trail ; Doney gal ; Me an' my Doney-gal ; Good-by, Old Paint ; The skew-ball black ; The Kansas line; George Britton ; The Lone Star Trail ; The Texas cowboy ; On the trail to Idaho ; John Garner's trail herd ; The crooked trail to Holbrook ; The old Chisholm Trail ; Clear Rock's Chisholm Trail ; Leadbelly's Chisholm Trail ; Boggy Creek ; The railroad corral ; The cowboy's dream ; The dying cowboy ; Dogie song ; The trail to Mexico ; The Texas song ; The gal I left behind me ; Night-herding song.
Way out West. The buffalo skinners ; The Texian boys ; The lone buffalo hunter ; The buffalo hunters ; Sioux Indians ; California Joe ; The old scout's lament ; A man named Hods ; Pattonio, the pride of the plain ; Texas rangers ; Down south on the Rio Grande ; Mustang Gray ; Way down in Mexico ; The dying ranger ; Muster out the rangers ; The disheartened ranger ; Here's to the ranger ; The dreary Black Hills ; The bloody Injians ; Joe Bowers ; The days of forty-nine ; The fools of forty-nine ; The happy miner ; The road to Cook's Peak ; In the summer of sixty ; A ripping trip ; Sweet Betsy from Pike ; Bill Peters, the stage driver ; The California Stage Company ; Freighting from Wilcox to Globe ; The bullwhacker ; Brigham Young ; The Mormon Bishop's lament ; A Mormon immigrant song; The little old sod shanty ; Greer County ; Life in a half-breed shack ; Dakota land ; The Kinkaiders ; West Texas ; Westward ho ; The far, far West ; The cowboy's lament ; Sam Hall ; A home on the range.
Genre Poetry.
Geographic Area West (U.S.)
Southwest, New
Network Numbers (OCoLC)270046
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lomax, John A. 1867-1948,
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