Cover of: Folk songs | Peter Sieling

About the Book

A collection of song lyrics that have established themselves as part of American folklore.

About the Edition

A collection of song lyrics that have established themselves as part of American folklore.

Table of Contents

Why do we sing? the meaning of song
Work and occupational songs: the rhythm of routine
Love songs: the joy and sorrow of romance
Spirituals and religious songs: bound for glory
Protest songs: we shall overcome
Cowboy and convict songs: from prairies to prisons
Railroad songs: rhythms in the rails
Comic songs: laughter and serious singing
Children's songs: why people shouldn't swallow flies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [102]) and index.

Series
North American folklore

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
782.42162/13
Library of Congress
ML3551 .S5491 2002

The Physical Object

Pagination
101 p. :
Number of pages
101

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24763363M
Internet Archive
folksongs00siel
ISBN 10
1590843444, 1590843282
ISBN 13
9781590843444, 9781590843284
LC Control Number
2002154739
OCLC/WorldCat
51266377
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