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THE ACTWU SONG-BOOK: Picket Line and Union Hall - Hard Work and Hard Times - Freedom and Hope., Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union
1 Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union THE ACTWU SONG-BOOK: Picket Line and Union Hall - Hard Work and Hard Times - Freedom and Hope.
NY ACTWU, AFL-CIO, CLC 1978 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
58pp, printed in black and red; 6pp illus from photographs. Contains lyrics to 58 protest songs, including: The Farmer Labor Train; A Miner's Life; Roll The Union On; Union Maid; The Banks Are Made Of Marble; Study War No More; We Will Overcome; and 51 more. 8.5" x 5.5" Includes photographs of and songs by Woody Guthrie, Joe Glazer, The Stevens Workers, Guy Carawan, and Pete Seeger. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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THE SONGS OF ERIC ANDERSEN  [signed], Andersen, Eric
2 Andersen, Eric THE SONGS OF ERIC ANDERSEN [signed]
NY Deep Fork Music 1969. 1969 1st Edition Soft cover Signed
Pictorial paper covers and contents in very good condition. 12" x 9" pp: 95, (1) Contains lyrics, melody lines, piano accompaniment, and chord symbols to 19 songs written and performed by Eric Andersen. Titles include: Close the Door Lightly; Hey Babe Have You Been Cheatin'; Thirsty Boots; Mary Sunshine; and 15 more. This copy is signed boldly by Andersen on the title-page, and dated 11.8.03. Illustrated by covers, 35pp photo-illus. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Arnett, Hazel I HEAR AMERICA SINGING! Great Folk Songs from the Revolution to Rock.
NY Praeger 1975 027563910X / 9780275639105 First edition Original Wraps Very Good 
pp: viii, 226, index; 48 line drawings, sections divided by color plates. Also issued in cloth binding. 11" x 8.5" Contains words and music to more than 100 songs along with extensive introductory text in each section. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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SONGS OF '76:  A Folksingers History of the Revolution [signed], Brand, Oscar
4 Brand, Oscar SONGS OF '76: A Folksingers History of the Revolution [signed]
NY M. Evans 1972 First Edition Original Cloth Fine Fine Jacket Signed
pp: xiv, 178; frontispiece, illus in text. Contains lyrics, melody lines and guitar chords to more than 60 songs collected from manuscripts and newspapers of the day. This is a presentation copy, inscribed on the endpaper and signed by Oscar Brand. 10.25" x 7.5" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Brand, Oscar SONGS OF '76: A Folksingers History of the Revolution
NY M. Evans 1972 0871311704 / 9780871311702 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good Jacket 
pp: xiv, 178; frontispiece, illus in text. Contains lyrics, melody lines and guitar chords to more than 60 songs collected from manuscripts and newspapers of the day. Also issued in cloth. 10.75" x 8.25". 
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6 Brothers Four THE BIG FOLK HITS: THE BROTHERS FOUR
Los Angeles California Music Press 1963. 1963 1st Edition Soft cover 
Covers a bit rubbed, else in very good condition. 11" x 8.5" 32pp Contains lyrics, melody lines, piano accompaniment, and guitar chords to 11 songs as performed by The Brothers Four. Chord charts for guitar and plectrum banjo are found inside the covers. At the center are three pages of "bio bits" re members of the group. Song titles include: Tie Me Kangeroo Down, Sport; El Paso; Walk Right In; Green Fields; John B. Sails; and six more. The four were fraternity brothers at the University of Washington when they began to sing and play folk music together in 1958. Illustrated by group portrait and candid. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
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7 Brothers Four THE BIG FOLK HITS: THE BROTHERS FOUR. Songbook
Los Angeles California Music Press 1963 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
32pp. Contains a group photo-portrait, two pages of biography, and words & music to 11 folk songs popularized by The Brothers Four, including: Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport; Walk Right In; The John B. Sails; Green Fields; and seven more. 11" x 8.5" 
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FOUR AMERICAN INDIAN SONGS--OPUS 45: Founded upon Tribal Melodies., Cadman, Charles Wakefield
8 Cadman, Charles Wakefield FOUR AMERICAN INDIAN SONGS--OPUS 45: Founded upon Tribal Melodies.
Boston White-Smith Music 1909 First Edition Original Wraps Good 
29pp. Contains words and music to four songs: From The Land Of The Sky-blue Water; The White Dawn Is Stealing; Far Off I Hear A Lover's Flute; The Moon Drops Low. Card covers are lightly chipped at edges; contents in very good condition. 12.5" x 9.5" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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IAN CAMPBELL FOLK GROUP SONGBOOK, Campbell, Ian
9 Campbell, Ian IAN CAMPBELL FOLK GROUP SONGBOOK
London Heathside/Sing 1965. 1965 1st Edition Soft cover 
Pictorial paper covers and contents in very good condition. 9" x 5.75" (38)pp Contains words and music to 29 traditional and contemporary folk songs, a number of which were written by Ian Campbell. Titles include: The Derby Ram; Mary Mild; Bloody Orkney; A Garland of Children's Street Songs; Hard Life on the Cut; The Canny Miner Lad; Talking Blackbird; Marilyn Monroe; and 21 more. Illustrated by many photos and drawings. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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AIN'T YOU GOT A RIGHT TO THE TREE OF LIFE? The People of Johns Island, South Carolina--their faces, their words and their songs., Carawan, Guy and Candie, compilers
10 Carawan, Guy and Candie, compilers AIN'T YOU GOT A RIGHT TO THE TREE OF LIFE? The People of Johns Island, South Carolina--their faces, their words and their songs.
NY Simon and Schuster 1966 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
190pp; illus throughout from photographs. Contains dialogue and songs recorded by the Carawans, photographs by Robert Yellin, and a preface by Alan Lomax. 11" x 8.25" 
Price: 35.00 USD
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SING FOR FREEDOM: The story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songs., Carawan, Guy and Candie, editors
11 Carawan, Guy and Candie, editors SING FOR FREEDOM: The story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songs.
Bethlehem, PA Sing Out 1990 0865711801 / 9780865711808 Revised & Enlarged Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
310pp with index; 135 text illus from photographs. Contains words and music to 115 songs, and a new introduction by the editors. 9.75" x 7" 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THE CARTER FAMILY FOLIO NO. 3: Album of Smokey Mountain Ballads [War edition]., Carter Family
12 Carter Family THE CARTER FAMILY FOLIO NO. 3: Album of Smokey Mountain Ballads [War edition].
NY Southern Music 1944 Second Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
33pp. Contains words and music to 25 songs written by A.P. Carter, including: Sweet Fern; The Foggy Mountain Top; The Cyclone of Ryecove; Lulu Walls; Worried Man Blues; Wabash Cannon Ball; and 19 more. 12" x 9" The cover photo is of A.P. Carter, flanked by daughter Sara and wife Maybelle. The World War II edition is a shorter version of the 64-page 1941 edition by the same title. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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THE CARTER SISTERS AND MOTHER MAYBELLE:  Song Folio No. 1  [signed], Carter Family
13 Carter Family THE CARTER SISTERS AND MOTHER MAYBELLE: Song Folio No. 1 [signed]
Nashville Acuff-Rose 1949 First Edition Original Wraps Fine 
48pp; 25 illus from photographs, some full-page. Contains words and music to 14 songs, most written by one or more of the Carters, including: A Jilted Love; I Dreamed Somebody Else's Dream; Root Hog Or Die; Walk A Little Closer; and 10 more. 12" x 9" The cover features a photograph of the three Carter sisters and Maybelle with their instruments. Inscribed on her accordion in blue ink: "Good Luck, Helen Carter." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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HARRY CHAPIN:  LIVING ROOM SUITE, Chapin, Harry
14 Chapin, Harry HARRY CHAPIN: LIVING ROOM SUITE
NY Warner Bros. 1978 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Fine 
64pp; 9pp illus from photographs. Contains words and music to 9 songs written by Harry Chapin (1942-1981). 12" x 9" Songs include: Dancin' Boy; Flowers Are Red; Jenny; Why Do Little Girls; and five more. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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ALL OUR LIVES: A WOMEN'S SONGBOOK, Cheney, Joyce and others, editors
15 Cheney, Joyce and others, editors ALL OUR LIVES: A WOMEN'S SONGBOOK
Baltimore Diana Press (1976). 1976 0884470083 / 9780884470083 1st Edition Soft cover 
Pictorial covers and contents in very good condition. 10.75" x 8.25" 200pp Contains lyrics, melody lines, and guitar chords to more than 60 songs. Subjects include: Historical Role Models; Songs for Today's Activists; Women with Women; Self-defense: Physical and Cultural; Motherhood; Shrewish Women; Murder Ballads; Adventurers and Tricksters; Women and Work; Women in Struggle; Songs of Choice. Illustrated by photo-illus, some full-page. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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ALL OUR LIVES: A WOMEN'S SONGBOOK, Cheney, Joyce and others, editors
16 Cheney, Joyce and others, editors ALL OUR LIVES: A WOMEN'S SONGBOOK
Baltimore Diana Press (1976). 1976 0884470083 / 9780884470083 1st Edition Soft cover 
Pictorial covers and contents in very good condition. 10.75" x 8.25" 200pp Contains lyrics, melody lines, and guitar chords to more than 60 songs. Subjects include: Historical Role Models; Songs for Today's Activists; Women with Women; Self-defense: Physical and Cultural; Motherhood; Shrewish Women; Murder Ballads; Adventurers and Tricksters; Women and Work; Women in Struggle; Songs of Choice. Illustrated by photo-illus, some full-page. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THE JUDY COLLINS SONGBOOK. With comments, instructions, and personal reminiscences., Collins, Judy
17 Collins, Judy THE JUDY COLLINS SONGBOOK. With comments, instructions, and personal reminiscences.
NY Grosset & Dunlap 1970 6th printing Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
255pp; 16pp illus from photographs. Contains words and music to 55 songs, seven reminiscences, photo notes, and discography. 10.75" x 8.25" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Croce, Jim JIM CROCE SONG BOOK: You Don't Mess Around With Jim.
NY Blendingwell Music & American Broadcasting Music 1972 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
64pp; color photos inside covers, 8pp b&w photos. Contains words and music to 12 Jim Croce songs, including: You Don't Mess Around With Jim; Hard Time Losin' Man; Walkin' Back To Georgia; Time In A Bottle; and eight more. 12" x 9" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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JIM CROCE, HIS LIFE AND MUSIC, Croce, Jim
19 Croce, Jim JIM CROCE, HIS LIFE AND MUSIC
Secaucus, NJ Derbibooks 1974 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
254pp; many illus from photographs. Contains words and music to 44 songs written by Jim Croce and others, along with Conversations with Croce, his life, his "Village Voice" obituary (1943-1973), etc. 12" x 9" Songs include: Alabama Rain; Bad, Bad Leroy Brown; Big Wheel; Roller Derby Queen; Time In A Bottle; You Don't Mess Around With Jim; and 38 more. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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NEW ALBUM OF XAVIER CUGAT'S BEST COMPOSITIONS AND OTHER LATIN-AMERICAN FAVORITES., Cugat, Xavier
20 Cugat, Xavier NEW ALBUM OF XAVIER CUGAT'S BEST COMPOSITIONS AND OTHER LATIN-AMERICAN FAVORITES.
NY Edward B. Marks 1941 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
56pp. Contains words and music to 16 songs, including: A Gay Ranchero; Chiapanecas; El Rancho Grande; My Shawl; Negra Consentida; and 11 more. 12" x 9" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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XAVIER CUGAT'S FAVORITE COLLECTION OF TANGOS AND RHUMBAS: Including Mexican and Spanish Songs and Dances., Cugat, Xavier
21 Cugat, Xavier XAVIER CUGAT'S FAVORITE COLLECTION OF TANGOS AND RHUMBAS: Including Mexican and Spanish Songs and Dances.
NY Robbins Music 1936 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
80pp; five full-page caricatures by Cugat. Contains words and music to 22 songs, including: Cuban Love Song; Dark Night; El Choclo; La Cucaracha; La Golondrina; Santiago; Tango In D; and 15 more. 12" x 9" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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BROADSIDE #02 National Topical Song Quarterly, Cunningham, Sis (Agnes), editor
22 Cunningham, Sis (Agnes), editor BROADSIDE #02 National Topical Song Quarterly
NY Broadside Magazine March 1962 First edition Self-wraps Near Fine 
Original sheets, side-stapled; 10pp; text illus from drawings. Original songs in this issue: One Man's Hands, by Alex Comfort and Pete Seeger; The Birch Society, by Malvina Reynolds; Duffy Square, by D. Brooks; Plain Bill Brown, by Ernest Marrs; and Bill Wolff's new words to two traditional songs. The editor's notes call for hootenannies or hootenparties devoted solely to topical songs to raise money to support Broadside. In notes about the authors of songs in Broadside #1, she states: "Bob Dylan is a new young songwriter and singer out of New Mexico; his first Columbia album is to be out soon...." 11" x 8.5" 
Price: 75.00 USD
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BROADSIDE #03 National Topical Song Quarterly, Cunningham, Sis (Agnes), editor
23 Cunningham, Sis (Agnes), editor BROADSIDE #03 National Topical Song Quarterly
NY Broadside Magazine April 1962 First edition Self-wraps Near Fine 
Original sheets, side-stapled; 8pp; text illus from drawing. Original songs in this issue: I Can See A New Day, by Les Rice; Freedom, Freedom Rider, by Marilyn Eisenberg; I Will Not Go Down Under The Ground, by Bob Dylan; The Flowers Of Peace, words by Pete Seeger, trad tune; Ding Dong Dollar & We Dinna Want Polaris, words by Glasgow Song Guild, trad tunes. The editor notes that Marilyn Eisenberg was a freedom rider who spent a month and a half in jail in Parchman, Mississippi....Bob Dylan's first album for Columbia was released....Pete Seeger is turning out quite a few songs these days....Broadside has hootenannies scheduled for NYC and San Francisco..., etc. 11" x 8.5" 
Price: 75.00 USD
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24 Cunningham, Sis, editor AIN'T IT TIME WE GOT MAD! Songbook.
NY Sis Cunningham Friesen 1992 First Edition Original Wraps Fine 
26pp; illus from photos and drawings. Contains words and music to 16 songs written by Sis Cunningham, editor of "Broadside," the Topical Folk Song Magazine. Titles include: Ain't It Time We Got Mad; Murphy Brown; But Is It Affordable; Ballad Of The F-15s; Inner City Lament; The Transplant Song; My Cow She Was Almost Arrested; Politics USA; Who's Gonna Cover Up The Cover Up; etc. Also contains words to four other songs, each with additional lyrics by Sis. 11" x 8.5" Very scarce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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THE YANKEE DOODLER, Dannett, Sylvia G.L.
25 Dannett, Sylvia G.L. THE YANKEE DOODLER
Cranbury, NJ A.S. Barnes 1973 0498011364 / 9780498011368 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Original cloth. 320pp, index; illus and music in text. Subtitle: "Music, theater and fun in the American Revolution," anthology and guide. 11.25" x 8.5". 
Price: 25.00 USD
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26 Davis, Joe, editor TIP TOP ALBUM OF 50 ORIGINAL HAWAIIAN SONGS: Words and Music Complete with Ukulele and Guitar Chords.
NY Tip Top 1936 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
66pp; occasional illus in text. Contains words and music to 50 songs, including: Bells Of Waikiki; Hawaiian Blues; Honolulu Sunshine; Kula Lou; Silver Sands Of Waikiki; When It's Love Time In Hawaii; and 44 more. 10.25" x 6.75" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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JOHN DENVER:  BACK HOME AGAIN. Songbook., Denver, John
27 Denver, John JOHN DENVER: BACK HOME AGAIN. Songbook.
NY Cherry Lane Music 1974 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Near Fine 
61pp; five illus from color photos. Contains words and music to 12 songs by John Denver and a few others. 12" x 9" The songs include: Annie's Song; Back Home Again; On The Road; This Old Guitar; and eight more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE LOTUS DICKEY SONGBOOK + SET OF FOUR CASSETTE TAPES: Songbook edited by Nancy C. McEntire and others.  Introduction by Dillon Rustin., Dickey, Lotus
28 Dickey, Lotus THE LOTUS DICKEY SONGBOOK + SET OF FOUR CASSETTE TAPES: Songbook edited by Nancy C. McEntire and others. Introduction by Dillon Rustin.
Unionville, Indiana Lotus Dickey Music 1995 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
pp: viii, 224; text illus from photographs. Includes a 16-page biography of Dickey, by Rustin. Contains words and music to 101 songs as played by Lotus Dickey, transcribed by Grey Larsen and Janne Henshaw. At the back is a key to the four songbook casette recordings, which are present here. A spiral binding allows the songbook to lay flat when open. 11" x 9" Quinten Lotus Dickey (1911-1989) was a singer-songwriter, fiddler and guitarist from Indiana. The songs here are transcribed in the keys in which Lotus accompanied himself on guitar or fiddle. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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SHANTYMEN & SHANTYBOYS: Songs of the Sailor & Lumberman., Doerflinger, William
29 Doerflinger, William SHANTYMEN & SHANTYBOYS: Songs of the Sailor & Lumberman.
NY Macmillan 1951 First Edition Original cloth Very Good Good Jacket 
pp: xxiii, 374; 10 plates, several text illus. Contains words and music to "songs that sailors sang aboard deepwater windjammers [and] schooners, and ballads of American and Canadian lumbermen." 10.25" x 7" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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30 Dykema, Peter W. TWICE 55 GAMES WITH MUSIC: The Red Book.
Boston C.C. Birchard 1924 First edition Original Wraps Near Fine 
48pp. Contains the words, music and directions for playing 110 song games. 8.5" x 5.5" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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