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One Hundred English Folk Songs

One Hundred English Folk Songs

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  • Collected and Arranged by Cecil J. Sharp (1859-1924)
  • xlvii + 236 pages9" x 12"Paperback
  • Copyright 1916, Oliver Ditson Company
  • Reprint 1975, Dover Publications, Inc.
  • ISBN: 0486231925

"These 100 folksongs were all collected . . . from actual singers all across Britain.  The tunes are presented precisely as they were originally taken down from the lips of the singers, and the lyrics are the best, most intelligible versions of the actual words and variants. . .The editor has provided a general introduction to the field of English folksong and substantial notes on all of the songs, citing related versions, historical allusions, etc." -  from the back cover.   The arrangements of these songs were first published in 1916 and the songs, music, lyrics, and arrangements should be in the public domain in the United States.

PUBLIC DOMAIN STATUS: This Dover edition, first published in 1975, is an unabridged and unaltered replication of the work originally published by the Oliver Ditson Company, Boston, in 1916, in the series 'The Musicians Library".  The arrangements of these songs were first published in 1916 and the songs, music, lyrics, and arrangements are believed to be in the public domain in the United States.

SONGS INCLUDED:  =][=  Admiral Benbow  =][=  Arise, arise  =][=  As I walked through the meadows (two versions)  =][=  Barbara Ellen  =][=   The Barley-Mow  =][=  Bedlam  =][=  The Beggar   =][=  Blackbirds and Thrushes  =][=  Blow away the Morning Dew  =][=  The Bold Fisherman  =][=  Bold Nelson's Praise   =][=  The Bonny Lighter Boy  =][=  Botany Bay  =][=  Bridgewater Fair   =][=  The Briery Bush  =][=  Brimbleton Fair (Young Ramble-Away)  =][=  The Brisk Young Batchelor  =][=  A Brisk Young Sailor  =][=  Bruton Town  =][=  The Coasts of the High Barbary   =][=  Cold blows the wind (The Unquiet Grave)  =][=  Come all you worthy Christian men  =][=  The Crabfish  =][=   The Cruel Mother  =][=  The Crystal Spring  =][=  The Cuckoo  =][=  Dabbling in the Dew  =][=  Death and the Lady  =][=  The Death of Queen Jane  =][=   Drivingaway at the Smoothing Iron  =][=  The Drowned Lover  =][=  The Duke of Bedford   =][=  Erin's Lovely Home  =][=  False Lamkin  =][=  Fanny Blair   =][=  Farewell, Nancy   =][=  Gently, Johnny, my Jingalo  =][=  Geordie  =][=  The Golden Vanity   =][=  Green Broom  =][=  Green Bushes  =][=  The Green Wedding  =][=  Hares on the Mountains  =][=  Henry Martin  =][=  High Germany   =][=  I'm Seventeen come Sunday  =][=  It's a rosebud in June  =][=  Jack Hall  =][=   John Barleycorn  =][= The Keeper  =][=  The Keys of Canterbury  =][=  The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter  =][=  Lady Maisry  =][=  The Lark in the Morn  =][=   Little Sir Hugh  =][=  Lord Bateman  =][=  Lord Lovel   =][=  Lord Rendal  =][=  Lord Thomas and Fair Ellinor  =][=  Lord Thomas of Winesberry   =][=  The Low, Low Lands of Holland   =][=  Mowing the Barley  =][=  My Bonny, Bonny Boy  =][=  My Boy Willie   =][=  My Man John  =][=  On No, John !  =][=  O Sally, my dear  =][=  O Waly, Waly  =][=   One man shall mow my meadow  =][=  The Outlandish Knight  =][=  Poor Old Horse   =][=  The Rambling Sailor  =][=  The Robber  =][=  Robin Hood and the Tanner  =][=  Ruggleton's Daughter of Iero   =][=  The Saucy Sailor  =][=  Scarborough Fair  =][=  Searching for Lambs   =][=  The Seeds of Love  =][=  The Sheep-Shearing  =][=  The Ship in Distress  =][=  The Sign of the Bonny Blue Bell  =][=  Spanish Ladies  =][=  The Sprig of Thyme   =][=  Sweet Kitty  =][=  Sweet Lovely Joan  =][=  The Sweet Primeroses  =][=   Sweet William  =][=  The Ten Commandments  =][=  The Three Sons  =][=  The Tree in the Wood  =][=  The Trees they do grow high  =][=  The True Lover's Farewell  =][=   The Twelve Days of Christmas  =][=  The Two Magicians  =][=  Wassail Song   =][=  The Watchet Song  =][=  Whistle Daughter Whistle  =][=  William Taylor   =][=  The Wraggle Taggle Gipsies, O!   =][=  

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