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A collection of American popular songs and ballads.

1863 - 1975

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Usually, only the second and fourth line of a quatrain are rhymed in the scheme a, b, c, bwhich has been taken to suggest that, originally, ballads consisted of couplets two lines of rhymed verse, each of 14 syllables.

Roberte and Robin as a contraction appear in the ballad. Let us know what you think of our selection. 1782 — Robert Burns, generally considered to be the greatest Scottish poet, publishes John Barleycorn: a Ballad.

The book was reprinted, this time physically in three volumes, in 1957 by the New York-based Folklore Press, in association with the Pageant Book Company. Cohen, Folk Music: a Regional Exploration Greenwood, 2005p. Some are from the folk revival, others remember folk music in situ, as it were, having been used or created in conjunction with the performance of American folk music.

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Kittredge was a noted authority on the English language, Shakespeare, and Chaucer, as well as continuing the field pioneered by Child - the study of folklore and folk history. Interestingly enough, it was the recordings of sixties music which they especially prized--somehow Jimi Hendrix "sounded right for a war.

English Melodies from the 13th to the 18th Century. The first album version was recorded by Bill Hayes,; it was quickly followed by versions by Fess Parker and Tennessee Ernie Ford. These historical ballads were shared at first as an oral tradition then propagated as part of the record industry on both sides of the border.

"The Buffalo Skinners," an account of cowboys who kill their overseer after he refuses to pay them, and "Casey Jones," the famous tale of a train wreck, are both somewhat tangential to industrial concerns, though they do fit themes heard throughout the album: first, employers' abuse of workers, who then must fight back although usually by starting unions and going out on strike ; and second, the relationship between an individual worker and the system of machinery he encounters.

The 1904 Houghton Mifflin edition of Child's English and Scottish Popular Ballads The Child Ballads are traditional from England and Scotland, and their American variants, anthologized by during the second half of the 19th century.

The Singing Tradition of Child's Popular Ballads Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1976. In modern music, murder ballads are a mainstay in country and folk, although the form has been played to not always fit the traditional ballad structure. "Fine Singing Isn't Dead, It's Just an Art in Transition.

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" 1977 — Styx Creates the First Homoerotic Power Ballad! College Station: Texas A and M Press, 1990. Cynthia Johnston and Steve Brown graciously made copies of their own interview tapes for me and introduced me to singers and to members of Lansdale's Saigon SLO team.

Francis James Child Over the years, but especially after the folk revival in the 60's, many folk artists rediscovered the beauty of the poetry of these ballads; this Child Ballad Database CBDB is an attempt to list all those recorded versions of Child ballads.

Lee Hays papers, 1923-1981 Lee Hays 1914-1981 was an influential American singer, songwriter, author, and activist. Lehrman, Marc Blitzstein: A Bio-bibliography Greenwood, 2005p. Their songs tended to be both cynical and humorous: " Counting Geckos on the Wall," " Deck the Halls with Victor Charlie" and " I Feel Like a Coup is Coming On. Many, including Toby Hughes, Dick Jonas and Jonathan Myer, have continued to write about their experiences.