American Favorite Ballads


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American Favorite Ballads
Tunes and songs as sung by Pete Seeger
95 pages

Originally published in 1961, this collection of 84 folk songs includes the melody line, lyrics, guitar chords, and Seeger's own introductory comments on the songs. Illustrated with reproductions of documentary prints and woodcuts.


  • Alabama Bound
  • Aunt Rhody
  • Barbara Allen
  • Big Rock Candy Mountain
  • Blow the Man Down
  • Blue-Tail Fly
  • Buffalo Gals
  • Buffalo Skinners
  • Camptown Races
  • Careless Love
  • Cielito Lindo
  • Cindy
  • Clementine
  • Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies
  • Crawdad
  • Cumberland Gap
  • Darling Corey
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Devil and the Farmer's Wife
  • Devilish Mary
  • Dink's Song
  • Down in the Valley
  • Erie Canal
  • The Farmer Is the Man
  • Fillimeeooreay
  • Four Nights Drunk
  • The Fox
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Froggie Went A-Courtin'
  • Hammer Song
  • Hard Traveling
  • Hold the Fort
  • Home on the Range
  • House of the Rising Sun
  • I Never Will Marry
  • I Ride an Old Paint
  • Irene Goodnight
  • Jesse James
  • Joe Bowers
  • John Brown's Body
  • John Henry
  • Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho
  • The Keeper
  • Kisses Sweeter than Wine
  • Little Girl
  • Michael Row the Boat Ashore
  • Midnight Special
  • My Horses Ain't Hungry
  • New River Train
  • Oh Mary Don't You Weep
  • Oh Susanna
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • Old Joe Clark
  • On Top of Old Smoky
  • Passing Through
  • Pick a Bale of Cotton
  • Putting on the Style
  • Que Bonita Bandera
  • Reuben James
  • Riddle Song
  • Rye Whiskey
  • Sally Ann
  • Shenandoah
  • Skip to My Lou
  • So Long It's Been Good to Know You
  • Solidarity
  • Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
  • Stagolee
  • Strangest Dream
  • Streets of Laredo
  • Study War No More
  • Swanee River
  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot
  • This Land Is Your Land
  • Twelve Gates to the City
  • Wabash Cannonball
  • The Water Is Wide
  • Wayfaring Stranger
  • We Shall Not Be Moved
  • When I First Came to This Land
  • Which Side Are You On?
  • Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot?
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn  


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