The People's Song Book

Hille, Waldemar (ed.)
Publisher:  People's Artists, New York, USA
Year Published:  1956   First Published:  1948
Pages:  128pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15677

Songs of protest and affirmation. Foreword by Alan Lomax; preface by B.A. Botkin.

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Songs that helped build America. Acres of clams ; Ah, poor bird ; A-roving ; Beans, bacon and gravy ; Blue tail fly ; Careless love ; Cindy ; The dodger song ; East Virginia ; The farmer is the man ; Go down, Moses ; Goin' down the road ; Haul away, Joe ; Hey ho, nobody home ; The holly and the ivy ; I'm on my way ; Jefferson and liberty ; Joe Hill ; John Brown's body ; John Henry ; Joshua fit the battle of Jericho ; Midnight special ; Oh, freedom ; Oh Mary, don't you weep ; On top of Old Smoky ; Paddy works on the railway ; The ploughboy ; The rich man and the poor man ; Slavery's chain ; So long, it's been good to know you ; Soup song ; Take this hammer ; Tarrier's song ; Wanderin' ; Worried man blues --
World freedom songs. Abe Lincoln ; Beloved comrade ; Chee lail (Arise) ; Come, fellow workers ; Dinky die ; Domovina ; Freiheit ; Hey! Zhankoye ; Kevin Barry ; La Marseillaise ; Lift every voice and sing ; Los cuatro generales ; Meadowland ; Peat bog soldiers ; Reuben James ; Song of the French partisan ; Star spangled banner ; United front ; United Nations ; Viva la Quince Brigada ; Zum, gali, gali Union songs. The farmer-labor train ; Get thee behind me, Satan ; He's a fool ; Hold the fort ; The horse with a union label ; I don't want your millions, mister ; It's my union ; Picket line Priscilla ; Roll the union on ; 'Round and 'round the picket line ; The scabs crawl in ; Solidarity ; Talking union ; Union maid ; The union man ; The union train ; The union way ; We got to all get together ; We shall not be moved ; Which side are you on? ; The whole wide world around ; You gotta go down --
Toopical-political songs. A dollar ain't a dollar anymore ; Black, brown and white blues ; Everything is higher ; Hallelujah, I'm a-travelin' ; Hard travelin' ; Ballad of Harry Bridges ; I'm a-looking for a home ; The investigator's song ; Jim Crow ; Listen, Mister Bilbo ; Mister congressman ; Newspapermen ; Oh, joy upon the earth ; Pity the downtrodden landlord ; Poor Mister Morgan ; Put it on the ground ; Schwab, Schwab ; Song of the pennies ; Strange fruit ; Talking atomic blues ; There are three brothers ; Walk in peace.
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