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Singin' Texas

By Abearnethy, Francis Edward
Item No. 824569
UPC Code 9780929398716
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Singin' Texas collects the best known, most representative, and most classically Texas traditional songs set in a social and historical framework. This volume includes songs from early settlers, play-party songs, songs of love, children's songs, Sacred Harp, songs cowboy songs, and songs of history.
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Singin' Texas collects the best known, most representative, and most classically Texas traditional songs set in a social and historical framework. This volume includes songs from early settlers, play-party songs, songs of love, children's songs, Sacred Harp, songs cowboy songs, and songs of history.

Contents:

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Folk and Art Songs by Dan Beaty
  • Chapter 1 – Holding Down My Claim
    1. Shoot the Buffalo
    2. Texas Boys
    3. The Buffalo Hunters
    4. The Little Old Sod Shanty
    5. The Greer County Bachelor
  • Chapter 2 – Listen, My Children
    1. The Grand Old Duke of York
    2. The Carrion Crow
    3. Jennie Jenkins
    4. Froggie Went A 'Courtin'
    5. Babes in the Woods
    6. The Fox is on the Town
    7. Johnson's Old Grey Mule
    8. Old Rattler
    9. The Crawdad Song
    10. Springfield Mountain
    11. The Rattlesnake Song
  • Chapter 3 – Careless Love
    1. Fair Eleanor
    2. Barbara Allen
    3. The Roving Gambler
    4. Down By the Brazos
    5. Careless Love
    6. My Horses Ain't Hungry
    7. Little Sparrow
    8. Bury Me Beneath the Willow
    9. Rosewood Casket
    10. Wildwood Flower
    11. Fond Affection
    12. Little Darling Pal of Mine
    13. Columbus Stockade Blues
    14. The Waco Girl
    15. I Wish I Was a Single Gal Again
    16. I Wish I Was Single Again
  • Chapter 4 – Honor Your Partner
    1. Fire on the Mountain
    2. Cindy
    3. Black-Eyed Susie
    4. Cotton-Eyed Joe
    5. Bile That Cabbage
    6. Rais Big Taters in Sandy Land
    7. Sally Goodin
    8. Turkey in the Straw
    9. Buffalo Gal
    10. Old Dan Tucker
    11. Put Your Little Foot
    12. Little Brown Jug
    13. Birmingham Jail
    14. Ridin' Old Paint
  • Chapter 5 – We'll All Dance Josey
    1. Needle's Eye
    2. King William
    3. Marching 'Round the Levee
    4. Hog Drovers
    5. Here Come Three Merchants Riding
    6. Coffee Grows on White Oak Trees
    7. Saro Jane
    8. Old Joe Clark
    9. General Price
    10. To London
    11. Weevily Wheat
    12. The Gal I Left Behind
  • Chapter 6 – Singing All Day and Dinner On the Grounds
    1. Hark! From the Tomb
    2. Wondrous Love
    3. Weeping Pilgrim
    4. Cuba
    5. Sweet Canaan
    6. Great God, Attend
    7. The Poor Wayfaring Stranger
    8. Give the World A Smile
    9. Farther Along
    10. Precious Memories
    11. The Great Speckled Bird
    12. Just a Closer Walk with Thee
  • Chapter 7 – The Chisholm Trail
    1. When You and I Were Young Maggie
    2. The Old Chisholm Trail
    3. Git Along, Little Dogies
    4. Strawberry Roan
    5. Little Joe the Wrangler
    6. When the Work's All Done This Fall
    7. Red River Valley
    8. Streets of Laredo
    9. Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
    10. The Cowboy's Dream
  • Chapter 8 – The Shadows of History
    1. Come to the Bower
    2. Texas Heroes
    3. Texas Rangers
    4. Green Grow the Lilacs
    5. Yellow Rose of Texas
    6. One Vacant Chair
    7. Sam Bass
    8. The Galveston Storm
  • Chapter 9 – Still Singin' – Folk Music and Modern Country & Western
  • Index

 

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