Log Cabin Pioneers


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Log Cabin Pioneers
Stories, Songs and Sayings
By Wayne Erbsen
184 pages

Collection of authentic stories, 19 songs, and many sayings about log cabin life. It also includes tall tales, jokes, personal stories, remedies, superstitions, and recipes. This begins in times of early log cabin pioneers of the 1700's and ends in the late 1940's when the last pioneers died or joined the modern age. Geographically, the book draws on songs, stories, and folklore from every state that ever produced a log cabin.

The songs in this book show the melody line, lyrics, and guitar chord letters. Music chapter discusses the frontier fiddlers, fiddles and the church, barn dances, log cabin singing, and singing schools. All but 2 songs are traditional.

Cabin History
Pioneer Construction  
Log Cabin Music
Whiskey Making  
Cabin Kids  
Home & Cooking  
Pioneer Beauty Secrets  
Log Cabin Ghosts & Lore

Song List:
The Outhouse Song (Erbsen)  
Barbara Allen  
The Blackest Crow  
Darling Cory  
East Virginia  
4 Nights Drunk
Frankie Silvers (Erbsen)  
Goodbye to My Stepstone  
The Hound Dog Song  
Leather Britches  
Little Log Cabin in the Lane  
The Little Whitewashed Chimney  
Mary of the Wild Moor  
Me & Davy Crockett  
My Old Cottage Home  
Red Rocking Chair  
Shady Grove  
Sourwood Mountain  
Sugar in the Gourd


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