Celtic Folk Music and Culture

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 Title:  Penguin book of English folk songs, The
  Contributor:  Vaughan Williams, Ralph (selector, editor); Lloyd, A. L. (selector, editor)
  Publisher:  Penguin Books
  Place of Publication:  Harmondsworth, England
  Date of Publication:  1973
  Original Date of Publ:  1959
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  Number of Pages:  128 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8 in.
  Contents:  All things are quite silent -- As Sylvie was walking -- The banks of green willow -- The banks of Newfoundland -- The banks of sweet primroses -- The basket of eggs -- Benjamin Bowmaneer -- The blacksmith -- The bold Benjamin -- The bramble briar -- The Broomfield hill -- The cock-fight -- The cruel mother -- The daughter of Peggy, O -- Death and the lady -- The death of Queen Jane -- The deserter from Kent -- The devil and the ploughman -- Droylsden wakes -- The false bride -- Fare thee well, my dearest -- Gaol song -- The gentleman soldier -- Geordie -- George Collins -- The golden vanity -- The green bed -- The Greenland whale fishery -- The grey cock -- I wish, I wish -- Jack the jolly tar -- John Barleycorn -- Lisbon -- Long Lankin -- Lord Thomas and fair Eleanor -- Lovely Joan -- Lucy Wan -- The Manchester 'Angel', the man of Burningham town -- Mother, mother, make my bed -- The New York trader -- O shepherd, o shepherd -- The old man from Lee -- On Monday morning -- One night as I lay on my bed -- The outlandish knight -- Owd yowe wi' one horn, t' -- Oxford city -- The ploughman -- Ratcliffe Highway -- The red herring -- Robin Hood and the pedlar -- Rounding the horn -- The royal oak -- The sailor from Dover -- A sailor in the north country -- A sailor's life -- Salisbury Plain -- The ship in distress -- Six dukes went a-fishing -- the streams of lovely Nancy -- The trees they grow so high -- The whale-catchers -- When I was a little boy -- When I was young -- Ye mar'ners all -- The young and single sailor -- Young Edwin in the lowlands low -- Young girl cut down in her prime
  Notes:  Lyrics and musical notation for the melodies for each song. Includes an introduction, notes on the presentation of the tunes, sample accompaniments by Ralph Vaughan Williams, a list of collectors, notes on the songs, a bibliography, and an index of first lines.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  English
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  Subject - Genre:  Song book