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Posted By: Joe Offer
26-Apr-05 - 12:28 AM
Thread Name: Index of Folk Songs in Print
Subject: INDEX: Songs of the Rivers of America
I found this book in the local library. I may well be the only library patron who has any interest in it, so I'm worried that some day they'll send it off to the book sale. The cheapest copy I can find at Bookfinder is $137.50.
It's a gem of a book.
-Joe Offer-

INDEX: Songs of the Rivers of America
Edited by Carl Carmer, music arranged by Dr. Albert Sirmay
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1942
Part of the Rivers of America Series

"All Quiet Along the Potomac," 112
Baby, Did You Hear?, 116
Ballad of Henry Green, The, 25
Ballad of Peter Gray, The, 70
Bank of the Arkansaw, The, 141
Banks of the Brandywine, The, 5
Banks of the Genesee, The, 19
Ben Bolt, 10
Benny Havens, Oh!, 26
Betsy Baker, 94
Blue Juniata, The, 45
Boatman's Dance, De, 155
Bonny Eloise, 52
Brave Wolfe, 61
Bridge, The, 7
Buffalo Gals, 54
Buffalo Skinners, The, 172
Canadian Boat Song, 63
Cumberland Gap, 82
Darling Nelly Gray, 88
Dearest Mae, 80
Down in the Lehigh Valley, 46
Down the River, 157
Driving Saw-logs on the Plover, 173
El-a-noy, 189
Eliza's Flight, 158
Ellie Rhee, 131
Flat River Girl, 17
Gentle Nettie Moore, 120
Glendy Burke, The, 160
Grave of Washington, 114
Gumbo Chaff, 162
Have You Struck Ile?, 3
Housatonic Valley, The, 23
Hudson Side, The, 28
Hunters of Kentucky, 90
Ida May, 164
Illinois, 145
Jim Brown, 48
.Joe Thomas, 31
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier, 34
Life on the Vicksburg Bluff, A, 96
Logger's Boast, The, 59
Michael Roy, 12
My Birchbark Canoe, 65
My Old Cabin Home, 101
My Old Kentucky Home, 92
Nancy Till, 166
Nelly Was a Lady, 99
New York, Oh what a charming City, 35
Niagara Falls, 56
Ogallaly Song, The, J,79
Oh, Honey, I'm Going Down the River, 117
Olban, or the White Captive, 50
Old Butler's, 72
Old Folks at Home, 126
Ole Pee Dee, 108
OleTar River, 129
O Tare River, 128
On That Hill by the Tennessee, 132
On the Banks of the Little Eau Pleine, 192
On the Banks of the Ohio, 168
On the Banks of the Old Pee Dee, 109
On the Banks of the Sacramento, 185
Poor Juna, 106
Poor Omie, 84
Rebel's Escape, The, 149
Red River Shore, 175
Red River Valley, 177
Rio Grande, The, 181
Roll Out! Heave Dat Cotton, 103
Rose of Alabama, The, 77
Schuylkill Rowing Song, 67
Shantyman's Life, The, 37
Silv'ry Rio Grande, The, 183
Song of the Kansas Emigrants, 148
Stone River, 124
Stonewall Jackson's Requiem, 85
"Stonewall Jackson's Way," 122
Strolling o'er the Brooklyn Bridge, 14
Such a Gettin' Upstairs, 73
To the West, 150
Tom-big-bee River, 137
'Twill Neber Do To Gib It Up So, 87
Uncle Ned, 134
Unconstant Lover, The, 169
Vale of Our Own Genesee, The, 21
Vance Song, The, 119
Voyageur's Song, 143
Way Down in Cairo, 105
Way Down in the Paw-Paw Patch, 191
Way Down on the Ole Pee Dee, 110
Weeping Willow, The, 39
We'll Hunt the Buffalo, 170
Where Hudson's Wave, 41
White Captive, The, or Olban, 50
Wide Missouri, The, 153
Will You Come to the Bow'r?, 186
Wyandotte's Farewell Song, The, 188