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Title Folk songs of old New England / collected and edited by Eloise Hubbard Linscott ; with an introduction by James M. Carpenter.

Imprint New York : Macmillan Co., 1939.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  784 L65    ---  Available
Description 1 close score (xxi, 337 p.) ; 24 cm.
Note "First printing."
"Includes not only ballads and songs, but a valuable group of children's singing games ... [and a] number of old country dances."--Introd.
Bibliography "References": p. 319-337.
Contents Singing games. Counting out. Did you ever see a Lassie? Farmer in the Dell. Go in and out the windows. Green gravel. Green grows the rushes, Oh! Here come three Dukes a-riding. Here stands an old maid forsaken. Here we go gathering nuts in May. How many miles to London town? I am a rich widow. I'll give to you a paper of pins. I put my little hand in. Jennia Jones. King's land. Lazy Mary. London Bridge. Lucy Locket. Mulb'ry bush. My fairey and my forey. The needle's eye. Old woman all skin and bone. On the green carpet. Poor Mary sits a-weeping. Ring around o' Rosies. Shall I show you how the farmer? Twelve days of Christmas -- Country dance. Bonaparte crossing the Rhine (March). Boston fancy, or Lady Walpole's reel. Chorus Jig. Devil's dream. The Duchess. Fishers' hornpipe. French four. Girl I left behind me. Grand March, followed by Sicilian Circle. Green Mountain volunteers. Hay makers' jig. High, Betty Martin. Hull's victory. Lady of the lake. London Lanciers. Maid in the pump room. Merry dance. Miss Brown's reel. Money musk. Morning star. Ninepin quadrille, or the cheat. Old zip coon. Petronella. Plain quadrille. Pop! Goes the weasel. Portland fancy. Soldier's joy. Speed the plough. Steamboat quickstep. The tempest. Twin sisters. Virginia reel. The waltz. The white cockade -- Sea chanteys and fo'castle songs. Amsterdam. Blow, boys, blow! Blow the man down. Captain Kidd. Dead horse. Gallant victory, or Lowlands low. Haul away, Joe! Haul the bowline. Homeward bound. Johnny Boker. Lone time ago. Old horse. Reuben Renzo. Rio Grande. Shenandoah, or the wide Missouri. Tommy's gone to Hilo. Whisky Johnnie -- Ballads, folk songs, and ditties. All bound 'round with a woolen string. Away down East. Bailiff's daughter of Islington. Barb'ry Ellen or Barbara Allen. Bear went over the mountain. Billy boy. Bingo. Blow, ye winds, blow, or the Elfin knight. Bold Dickie. Brookfield murder. Bunnit of straw. Butcher boy. Canaday-I-O. Caroline of Edinboro Town. Carrion crow. Common Bill. Devil and the Farmer's wife. Dirante, my song or Lord Randall. Fair Rosamond, or Rosamond's downfall. Farmington Canal song. Fiddle dee dee. First families of Fall River. Frog he would a-wooing go.
Ballads, folk song - continued. Fox went out on a starry night. Frog in the well. Go tell Aunt Rhody. Gypsy Daisy. Here we go up. I had a little nut tree. I'll not marry at all. In good old colony times. Jack Haggerty, or the Flat River girl. Jam on Gerry's rocks. Jolly Miller. Jolly old Roger. Julia Grover. Kay Cruel. Ladle song. Lavender's blue. Let's go to the woods, or the Hunting of the Wren. Lord Lovell. Lumberman's alphabet. Maple sweet. The Mill. Monkey's wedding. My grandmother lived on yonder little green. Ocean burial. Old man who lived in the wood. Old pod-auger times. Old sow song. Old woman in Dover. Old woman who went to the market. Our goodman. Over the water to Charlie. Oxen song. Perrie, merrie, dixi, domini. Peter Emily. Polly Oliver. Polly Van. Quaker's Wooing. Rolling of the stones, or the TWA brothers. Sawmill song. Scotland's burning, and Three blind mice. Ship a-sailing. Springfield mountain, or the Black sarpent. Sweet Kitty clover. Three children sliding on the ice. Three crows. Three jovial huntsmen. Tittery nan. Too-ril-te-too. Tyburn Hill. Washing day. Will you wear the red?, or Jennie Jenkins. Willikins and his Dinah. Young Alanthia. Young Charlotte.
Subject Folk songs, English -- New England.
Ballads, English -- New England.
Singing games.
Added Author Linscott, Eloise Hubbard. Compiler.
Standard No. NZ1 3324733
AU@ 000006907841

 
    
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