The American songbag / Carl Sandburg.

Melodies and lyrics of American songs, folk-songs, and ballads; many include accompaniment arranged for piano.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.
Format: Musical Score Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., ©1927.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Contents: Dramas and portraits. He's gone away
  • Boll weevil song
  • Moanish lady!
  • I ride an old Paint
  • Foggy, foggy dew
  • Waillie, waillie!
  • Dis mornin', dis evenin', so soon
  • Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie
  • Careless love
  • The John B. sails
  • John Henry
  • Midnight Special
  • Alice B.
  • Po' boy
  • The ould sod. As I was walkin' down Wexford Street
  • Sh-ta-ra-dah-dey
  • (Irish lullaby)
  • She said the same to me
  • Who's the pretty girl milkin' the cow?
  • Give me three grains of corn, Mother
  • Kevin Barry
  • The son of a gambolier
  • Minstrel songs. I wish I was single again
  • Walky-talky Jenny
  • Hayseed
  • Good-by Liza Jane
  • Wizard Oil
  • Tarnished love tales or Colonial and Revolutionary antiques. Barbra Allen
  • The frozen girl
  • Pretty Polly
  • Common Bill
  • Little Scotch-ee
  • The house carpenter
  • A pretty fair maid
  • Lord Lovel
  • The Quaker's wooing
  • The maid freed from the gallows
  • Frankie and her man. Frankie and Albert
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Frankie blues
  • Josie
  • Sadie
  • Pioneer memories. The little old sod shanty
  • Where o where is old Elijah?
  • Turkey in the straw
  • Who will shoe your pretty little foot?
  • The true lover's farewell
  • Fair Annie of Lochyran
  • Ten thousand miles away
  • Old gray mare
  • The drunkard's doom
  • What was your name in the states?
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • California
  • The banks of Sacramento
  • Money
  • The monkey's wedding
  • Rosie Nell
  • Chicken reel
  • Hanging out the linen clothes
  • Down, Down Derry Down
  • The Lane County bachelor.
  • He's gone away
  • Boll weevil song
  • Moanish lady!
  • I ride an old paint
  • Foggy, foggy dew
  • Waillie, waillie!
  • Dis mornin', dis evenin', so soon
  • Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie
  • Careless love
  • The John B. sails
  • John Henry
  • Midnight special
  • Alice B.
  • Po' boy
  • As I was walkin' down Wexford Street
  • Sh-ta-ra-dah-dey (Irish lullaby)
  • She said the same to me
  • Who's the pretty girl millkin' the cow?
  • Give me three grains of corn, mother
  • Kevin Barry
  • Son of a gambolier
  • I wish I was single again
  • Walky-talky Jenny
  • Hayseed
  • Good-by Liza Jane
  • Wizard oil
  • Barbra Allen
  • Frozen girl
  • Pretty Polly
  • Common Bill
  • Little Scotch-ee
  • House carpenter
  • Pretty fair maid
  • Lord Lovel
  • Quaker's wooing
  • Maid freed from the gallows
  • Frankie and Albert
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Frankie blues
  • Josie
  • Sadie
  • Little old sod shanty
  • Where o where is old Elijah?
  • Turkey in the straw
  • Who will shoe your pretty little foot?
  • True lover's farewell
  • Fair Annie of Lochyran
  • Ten thousand miles away
  • Old gray mare
  • Drunkard's room
  • What was your name in the states?
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • California
  • Banks of Sacramento
  • Money
  • Monkey's wedding
  • Rosie Nell
  • Chicken reel
  • Hanging out the linen clothes
  • Down, down Derry down
  • Lane County bachelor
  • Sourwood Mountain
  • Lover's lament
  • Hello, girls
  • Kansas boys
  • Red River Valley
  • Liza Jane
  • Mountain top
  • Cap'n I believe
  • Jay Gould's daughter and on the Charlie so long
  • Casey Jones
  • Mama have you heard the news?
  • Don' let yo' watch run down
  • There's many a man killed on the railroad
  • She'll be comin' round the mountain
  • I went down to the depot
  • Ever since Uncle John Henry been dead
  • Go 'way f'om mah window
  • My Lulu
  • Wind it blew up the railroad track
  • Hog-eye
  • My sister she works in a laundry
  • I found a horse shoe Railroad Bill
  • Hangman
  • Timber
  • James Whaland
  • Shanty-man's life
  • Flat river gal
  • Jam on Gerry's rock
  • Driving saw-logs on the plover
  • Morrissey and the Russian sailor
  • Mule skinner's song
  • Whisky Johnny
  • Blow the man down
  • Dead horse
  • Heave away
  • Wide Mizzoura
  • I catch-a da plenty of feesh
  • Hog-eye man
  • Leave her, bullies, leave her
  • Across the western ocean
  • Jim Fisk
  • Jesse James
  • Sam Bass
  • Hunters of Kentucky or half horse and half alligator
  • Jackson
  • Poor Kitty Popcorn
  • There was an old soldier
  • Filipino hombre
  • Sergeant, he is the worst of all
  • Wrap me up in my tarpaulin jacket and the handsome young airman
  • War bird's burlesque
  • Hinky dinky, parlee-voo
  • Where they were
  • Hearse song
  • Man goin' roun'
  • All night long
  • Zek'l weep
  • I know moonlight
  • Blind man lay beside the way
  • By'm by
  • Go to sleepy
  • Jungle mammy song
  • Ten thousand miles away from home
  • My old Hammah
  • Chahcoal man
  • Weaver
  • Colorado trail
  • I met her in the garden where the praties grow
  • Somebody
  • I don't want to be a gambler
  • When poor Mary came wandering home
  • Jesus, won't you come b'm-by?
  • Dese bones gwine to rise again
  • Two white horses
  • Way over in the new buryin' groun'
  • Mary wore three links of chain
  • Pharaoh's army got drownded
  • Good-bye, brother
  • God's goin' to set this world on fire
  • Ain' gon'n to study war no mo'
  • Things I used to do
  • In my father's house
  • Standin' on the walls of Zion
  • Hundred years ago
  • You got to cross it foh yohself
  • I got a letter from Jesus
  • Ezekiel, you and me.
  • Contents (cont.): Kentucky blazing star. Sourwood Mountain
  • The lover's lament
  • Hello, girls
  • Kansas boys
  • Red River Valley
  • Liza Jane
  • Mountain top
  • Negro reel
  • One morning in May
  • The troubled soldier
  • Post-rail song
  • Hammer man
  • Love somebody, yes I do
  • Ain't gonna rain
  • Kentucky moonshiner
  • Mister Frog went a-courting
  • Kind Miss
  • Goin' down to town
  • The ship that never returned
  • Down in the valley
  • I dreamed last night of my true love
  • Drivin' steel
  • The Lincolns and the Hankses. The Missouri harmony
  • Windsor
  • Greenfields
  • Worthington
  • Highbridge
  • Legacy
  • Brown Girl or Fair Eleanor
  • Hey Betty Martin
  • Old brass wagon
  • Cuckoo waltz
  • Weevily wheat
  • El-a-noy
  • Hoosen Johnny
  • My pretty little Pink
  • Lincoln and liberty
  • Old Abe Lincoln came out of the wilderness
  • Great Lakes and Erie Canal. The Erie Canal
  • Bigerlow
  • Red iron ore
  • Raging canawl
  • The E-ri-e
  • Hobo songs. Shovellin' iron ore
  • Hallelujah, I'm a bum!
  • Tramp, tramp, tramp, keep on a-tramping
  • The dying hogger
  • Wanderin'
  • A.R.U.
  • We are four bums
  • The big brutal city. The poor working girl
  • Roll the chariot
  • Brady
  • On to the morgue
  • It's the syme the whole world over
  • In the days of old Rameses
  • The good boy
  • Willy the weeper
  • Cocaine Lil
  • She promised she'd meet me
  • No more booze
  • (Fireman save my child)
  • Lydia Pinkham
  • Prison and jail songs. Bird in a cage
  • Yonder comes the high sheriff
  • Portland County Jail
  • Moonlight
  • Midnight Special
  • Seven long years in state prison
  • When I was young and foolish
  • Been in the pen so long
  • The preacher and the slave
  • Blues, mellows, ballets. Levee moan
  • Those gambler's blues
  • Got dem blues
  • De blues ain' nothin'
  • When a woman blue
  • Coo-coo
  • (Peacock song)
  • Great Gawd, I'm feelin' bad
  • O my honey, take me back
  • What kin' o' pants does the gambler wear?
  • Joe Turner
  • Times gettin' hard, boys
  • I'm sad and I'm lonely
  • C.C. Rider
  • You fight on
  • Satan's a liah
  • Ballet of de boll weevil
  • De Titanic.
  • Contents (cont.): The great wide open spaces. When the curtains of night are pinned back
  • When the work's all done this fall
  • As I walked out in the streets of Laredo
  • The dreary Black Hills
  • The Lone Star Trail
  • Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little doggies
  • The buffalo skinners
  • Poor lonesome cowboy
  • The tenderfoot (p.274)
  • Little Ah Sid
  • The Kinkaiders
  • Dakota land
  • The farmer
  • Rabble soldier
  • The trail to Mexico
  • Mexican border songs. La cucaracha
  • (Mexican cockroach song)
  • Mañanitas
  • (De Jalisco)
  • Lo que digo
  • El abandonado
  • Cielito Lindo
  • Adelita
  • Versos de Montalgo
  • Soutnern mountains. Way up on Clinch Mountain
  • Liza in the summer time
  • (She died on the train)
  • Coon can
  • (Poor boy)
  • Gypsy Davy
  • Roving gambler
  • Yonder comes my pretty little girl
  • The gamboling man
  • O bury me beneath the willow
  • Mag's song
  • The orphan girl or no bread for the poor
  • I got a gal at the head of the holler
  • Lonesome road
  • Fond affection
  • Go bring me back my blue-eyed boy
  • London City
  • The midnight train
  • I don't like no railroad man
  • Picnic and hayrack follies, close harmony, and darn fool ditties. Sucking cider through a straw
  • Did you ever, ever, ever?
  • I was born almost ten thousand years ago
  • Go get the ax
  • Abalone
  • In de vinter time
  • Cigarettes will spoil yer life
  • Mary had a William goat
  • I wish I was a little bird
  • Old Adam
  • The horse named Bill
  • Crazy song to the air of "Dixie"
  • A boy he had an auger
  • Abdul, the Bulbul Ameer
  • Greens
  • Animal fair
  • Calliope
  • Si Hubbard
  • Railroad and work gangs. Bolsum Brown
  • Poor Paddy works on the railway
  • The railroad cars are coming
  • Jerry, go an' ile that car
  • If I die a railroad man
  • Cap'n I believe
  • Jay Gould's daughter and On the Charlie so long
  • Casey Jones
  • Mama have you heard the news?
  • Don' let yo' watch run down
  • There's many a man killed on the railroad
  • She'll be comin' round the mountain
  • I went down to the depot
  • Ever since Uncle John Henry been dead
  • Go 'way f'om mah window
  • My Lulu
  • The wind it blew up the railroad track
  • Hog-eye
  • My sister she works in a laundry
  • I found a horse shoe
  • Railroad Bill
  • Hangman
  • Timber.
  • Contents (cont.): Lumberjacks, loggers, shanty-boys. James Whaland
  • The shanty-man's life
  • Flat River girl
  • The mjm on Gerry's Rock
  • Driving saw-logs on the Plover
  • Morrissey and the Russian sailor
  • Mule skinner's song
  • Sailorman. Whisky Johnny
  • Blow the man down
  • The dead horse
  • Heave away
  • The wide Mizzoura
  • I catch-a da plenty of feesh
  • The hog-eye man
  • Leave her, bullies, leave her
  • Across the western ocean
  • Bandit biographies. Jim Fisk
  • Jesse James
  • Sam Bass
  • Five wars. The hunters of Kentucky or Half horse and half alligator
  • Jackson
  • Poor Kitty Popcorn
  • There was an old soldier
  • A Filipino hombre
  • The sergeant, he is the worst of all
  • Wrap me up in my tarpaulin jacket and The handsome young airman
  • A war bird's burlesque
  • Hinky dinky, parlee-voo
  • Where they were
  • The hearse song
  • Lovely people. Man goin' roun'
  • All night long
  • Zek'l weep
  • I know moonlight
  • Blind man lay beside the way
  • By'm by
  • Go to sleepy
  • Jungle mammy song
  • Ten thousand miles away from home
  • My old hammah
  • Chahcoal man
  • The weaver
  • The Colorado Trail
  • I met her in the garden where the praties grow
  • Somebody
  • I don't want to be a gambler
  • When poor Mary came wandering home
  • Road to heaven. Jesus, won't you come by'm-by?
  • Dese bones gwine to rise again
  • Two white horses
  • Way over in the new buryin' groun'
  • Mary wore three links of chain
  • Pharaoh's army got drownded
  • Good-bye, Brother
  • God's goin' to set this world on fire
  • Ain'go'n' to study war no mo'
  • Things I used to do
  • In my father's house
  • Standin' on the walls of Zion
  • A hundred years ago
  • You got to cross it foh yohself
  • I got a letter from Jesus
  • Ezekiel, you and me.