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Mel Bay Presents the American History Songbook

[compiled] by Jerry Silverman
Format
Musical Score
Published
Pacific, MO. : M. Bay, c1992.
Language
English words; 2nd and subsequent verses printed as text following each song
ISBN
1562223127 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Colonial America, 17th and 18th centuries. An invitation to North America ; The distressed damsel ; A New England ballad ; In good old colony times
  • The Revolutionary War, 1775-1781. Revolutionary tea ; Free America ; The liberty song ; Johnny has gone for a soldier
  • The War of 1812. The Constitution and the Guerrière ; Ye Parliament of England ; The patriotic diggers ; The Battle of New Orleans
  • Texas and Mexico, 1836-1848. Remember the Alamo ; The song of Texas ; Green grow the lilacs ; Santy Anno
  • The gold rush, 1849-1850s. Banks of the Sacramento ; Molly Durkin ; California ; Days of forty-nine
  • Settling the West, 1850-1875. The homestead of the free ; Sweet Betsy from Pike ; Acres of clams ; Little old sod shanty on the plain
  • The cowboy, 1870-1890. The old Chisholm trail ; Git along, little dogies ; I ride an old paint ; The tenderfoot
  • Negro spirituals. Go down, Moses ; Steal away ; Wade in the water ; Slavery chain done broke at last
  • Abolition, 1840-1861. Clear the track ; We wait beneath the furnace blast ; The old granite state ; Free soil chorus
  • The Civil War, 1861-1865. The battle cry of freedom ; The battle hymn of the republic ; John Brown's body ; Tenting on the old camp ground ; Roll, Alabama, roll ; When Johnny comes marching home
  • Transportation. The E-ri-e canal ; Hudson River steamboat ; The Titanic ; The ox-driving song ; The Pacific Railroad ; Bill McCandless' ride ; The bigler
  • Women's rights. Winning the vote ; Keep woman in her sphere ; Let us all speak our minds ; Bread and roses
  • The Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection, 1898-1901. The battleship of Maine ; In Mindanao ; The Carabao ; Stung right
  • World War I, 1914-1918. When I lay down ; Deep sea blues ; Coast artillery song ; That crazy war
  • The Labor movement, 1900-1935. Casey Jones, the union scab ; The death of Harry Simms ; Which side are you on? ; Solidarity forever
  • Work songs. Winnsboro cotton mill blues ; Drill, ye tarriers, drill ; John Henry ; The farmer is the man
  • The great depression, 1930s. The panic is on ; Beans, bacon and gravy ; Depression blues ; White House blues
  • World War II, 1939-1945. Draftee's blues ; Gee, but I wanna go home ; 'Round and around Hitler's grave ; United nations make a chain
  • The Korean War, 1950-1953. Rotation blues ; The dying soldier ; The ghost army of Korea
  • The Vietnam War, 1964-1975. Taisau ; Every day
  • The civil rights movement, 1960s. Woke up this morning with my mind on freedom ; Freedom train a-comin' ; Free at last ; Freedom is a constant struggle
  • Campaigns and campaigners. Election : the people's right ; Jefferson and liberty ; Lincoln and liberty ; A-smoking his cigar ; Hooray for Bill McKinley and that brave rought rider, Ted ; Franklin D. Roosevelt's back again.
Description
1 score (232 p.) : ill. ; 30 cm.
Notes
  • For voice and piano; includes chord symbols.
  • Historical notes precede each song.
  • Includes topical and title indices.
Publisher/plate no.
MB94591 M. Bay
Technical Details
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