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1 Aliis Broadside: THE ALIIS: The World's Greatest Vocal Group Direct from the Outrigger Hotel in Hawaii ... April 11th-April 28th
Vancouver, BC The Cave ca. 1978. 1978 
Fine condition. 14" x 8.5" one page Printed on blue stock. The group are dressed in high-style mod leisure suits and sport big hair, typical of the mid-1970s. Members of The Aliis included: Bobby King, Joe Mundo, Danny Couch, Carlos Barboza, and Benny Chung. Illustrated by large group portrait. Original edition. Binding is not bound. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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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
2 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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3 Ancelet, Barry Jean THE MAKERS OF CAJUN MUSIC: Musiciens cadiens et creoles. Photographs by Elemore Morgan, Jr. Foreword by Ralph Rinzler.
Austin University of Texas Press (1984). 1984 029275079X / 9780292750791 1st Edition Soft Cover 
Pictorial stiff-paper covers and contents in fine condition. 11.75" x 8" 160pp Text in English and French. This is a well-illustrated, scholarly work on the French-speaking musicians of Louisiana. Illustrated by many photo-illus in color. 1st ppbk edn. Binding is original wraps. 
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THE SONGS OF ERIC ANDERSEN  [signed], Andersen, Eric
4 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: 75.00 USD
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MARIAN ANDERSON ALBUM OF SONGS AND SPIRITUALS: Edited by Franz Rupp., Anderson, Marian
5 Anderson, Marian MARIAN ANDERSON ALBUM OF SONGS AND SPIRITUALS: Edited by Franz Rupp.
NY G. Schirmer 1948 First Edition Cloth Very Good 
85pp; frontispiece portrait. A one-page biographic note precedes words and music to 20 songs in Marian Anderson's repertoire. Ex-libris copy with the usual stamps, envelope, and call numbers printed on spine; otherwise clean and sound. 12" x 9" 
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6 Anderson, Robert and Gail North GOSPEL MUSIC ENCYCLOPEDIA. Introduction by Don Butler, Executive Director, Gospel Music Association
NY Sterling (1979). 1979 0806901748 / 9780806901749 1st Edition Hardcover 
Color-pictorial binding and contents near fine condition. 10.25" x 7" 320pp Has an index. In addition to alphabetical entries on gospel performers, this volume also contains a list of Dove Award winners in all gospel categories, 1969-1978, as well as lists of radio and tv stations featuring gospel music, lists of gospel Hall of Fame members with biographical data, and an extensive discography of gospel recordings. Illustrated by illus throughout from photos. First Edition. Binding is original cloth. 
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7 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. 
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POSTER:  JOAN BAEZ -- SUNDAY - APRIL 16 - 8:00 PM -- BERKELEY COMMUNITY THEATRE.... Presented by Manuel A. Greenhill.  Produced by Barry Olivier., Baez, Joan
8 Baez, Joan POSTER: JOAN BAEZ -- SUNDAY - APRIL 16 - 8:00 PM -- BERKELEY COMMUNITY THEATRE.... Presented by Manuel A. Greenhill. Produced by Barry Olivier.
San Francisco 1961 Original edition Very Good 
Broadside, printed in black on white, large photo-illustration of Joan Baez performing with her guitar. 21.5" x 13" This poster for Joan's 1961 Berkeley concert features her photograph by Kelly Hart, taken for the First Berkeley Folk Music Festival in 1958. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9 Bikel, Theodore THEO: The Autobiography of Theodore Bikel
NY Harper Collins 1994 0060190442 / 9780060190446 Third printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
pp: viii, 440, index; 16pp illus from photographs. The activist-folksinger tells of his youth in Austria and Palestine, education in England, music career, etc. 8.5" x 6.25" 
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THE FEAST OF THE LITTLE LANTERNS: A Chinese Operetta for Ladies [songbook], Bliss, Paul
10 Bliss, Paul THE FEAST OF THE LITTLE LANTERNS: A Chinese Operetta for Ladies [songbook]
Cincinnati Willis Music 1911 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
pp: 76, (4) ads. Contains words, music, and connective dialogue along with list of characters and argument. Accompaniment by piano, gong and tom-toms is indicated. 10.5" x 7". 
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11 Blowin.sheet music BLOWIN' IN THE WIND. Words and Music by Bob Dylan. Recorded on Warner Bros. Record #WB5368 [by] Peter, Paul and Mary
NY M. Witmark & Sons 1963. 1963 Soft cover 
Clear tape along spine; contents in very good condition. 12" x 9" 4pp Contains lyric, music and chord symbols. In part: "How many roads must a man walk down before you call him a man? Yes,'n' How many seas must a white dove sail before she sleeps in the sand?." This song, considered by some to be the national anthem of Dylan's generation, was first published in May 1962, in Broadside magazine, although its fame was delayed until the Peter, Paul & Mary recording in 1963 which sold 300,000 copies within the first two weeks of its release. Illustrated by Peter, Paul & Mary on cover. 1st PP&M Edn. Binding is original wraps. 
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12 Bonbons...sheet music BONBONS, CHOCOLATES AND CHEWING GUM Words and music by Josh White and Bill White.
NY American Academy of Music 1948 Early edition Printed self-wraps Very Good 
4pp, words and music, in part: "Here's a story 'bout a town, It's a place that you should see, It's a place that's in North Africa By the Mediterranean Sea...." 11" x 8" "Professional Copy...for the use of Professional Singers Only." This song seems to stereotype the relationship of American GIs and French-speaking women of North Africa. Josh White (1914-1969), born in Greenville, South Carolina, is well known and remembered as a folk singer, guitarist, and Civil Rights activist. 
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SONGS OF '76:  A Folksingers History of the Revolution [signed], Brand, Oscar
13 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" 
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[poster]  LIVE AT THE CACTUS!  DAVID BROMBERG & CHRIS HILLMAN WITH HERB PEDERSEN: March 2 & 3, 2006, Cactus Cafe, Austin, Texas., Bromberg, David and Chris Hillman
14 Bromberg, David and Chris Hillman [poster] LIVE AT THE CACTUS! DAVID BROMBERG & CHRIS HILLMAN WITH HERB PEDERSEN: March 2 & 3, 2006, Cactus Cafe, Austin, Texas.
Austin Cactus Cafe 2006 First Edition not bound Fine Jeff Miller 
This colorful concert poster is printed in various colors on coated stock, featuring performance photos of Bromberg and Hillman. 17" x 11" Bromberg has been touring as a solo folk performer since 1970. Hillman was in on the beginning of folk-rock as bass player with the Byrds. 
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15 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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16 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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HILL DOCTOR:  Tells in Story and Ballads Tales of the Appalachians. Introduction by Arthur Herman Wilson., Brush, Frederic
17 Brush, Frederic HILL DOCTOR: Tells in Story and Ballads Tales of the Appalachians. Introduction by Arthur Herman Wilson.
Selinsgrove, PA Susquehanna University Press 1956 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
pp: ix, 141. 9" x 6" 
Price: 40.00 USD
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FOUR AMERICAN INDIAN SONGS--OPUS 45: Founded upon Tribal Melodies., Cadman, Charles Wakefield
18 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
19 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
20 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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21 Carlin, Richard WORLDS OF SOUND: The Story of Smithsonian Folkways.
NY Harper Collins / Smithsonian 2008 0061563552 / 9780061563553 First Edition Cloth-backed boards Very Good Fine Jacket 
pp: xviii, 283, index; illus throughout from photographs and old ephemera, much in color. Short remainder mark on bottom edge. 10.25" x 8.25" This is a lavishly illustrated account of Moe Asch, Folkways Records, and the American folk music scene in the 20th century. 
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CARRY ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY: Sung by Haverly's Colored Minstrels., Carry...song sheet
22 Carry...song sheet CARRY ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY: Sung by Haverly's Colored Minstrels.
NY Henry J. Wehman Circa 1870s Early edition Very Good 
Broadside, decorative borders. Contains words only, two verses and two choruses, beginning: "Carry me back to old Virginny, There's where the cotton and the corn and tatoes grow...." Lightly age-tanned. 9.25" x 6" Wolf, American Song Sheets, #274 (cites Andrews edition). 
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THE CARTER FAMILY FOLIO NO. 3: Album of Smokey Mountain Ballads [War edition]., Carter Family
23 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
24 Carter Family THE CARTER SISTERS AND MOTHER MAYBELLE: Song Folio No. 1 [signed]
Nashville Acuff-Rose 1949 First Edition Original Wraps Fine Signed
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
25 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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26 Claire, Vivian JUDY COLLINS
NY Flash Books 1977 082563914x / 9780825639142 First Edition Pictorial wraps Very Good Illus from Photographs 
78pp; frequent illus from photographs. Has discography. This biography of the folk songwriter/singer, then 38, looks at her "career, accomplishments, politics, music, and life.". 10" x 7". 
Price: 20.00 USD
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27 Claire, Vivian JUDY COLLINS
NY Flash Books (1977). 1977 082563914x / 9780825639142 1st Edition Soft cover 
Pictorial stiff-paper covers and contents in very good condition. 10" x 7" 78pp Has discography. Biography of the folk superstar, then 38, her "career, accomplishments, politics, music, and life.". Illustrated by illus throughout from photos. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Broadside:  CLUB 47 INC. CHILDREN'S SERIES, SATURDAYS 2:30, DONATION $1.00. January 8, Guy Carawan;  January 15, The Beers Family;  January 22, The Cambridge Quintet;  January 24, Dudley Laufman & The Canterbury Country Orch.;  February 5, Happy Traum;  February 12, Margaret MacArthur;  February 19, Sandy & Caroline Paton., Club 47
28 Club 47 Broadside: CLUB 47 INC. CHILDREN'S SERIES, SATURDAYS 2:30, DONATION $1.00. January 8, Guy Carawan; January 15, The Beers Family; January 22, The Cambridge Quintet; January 24, Dudley Laufman & The Canterbury Country Orch.; February 5, Happy Traum; February 12, Margaret MacArthur; February 19, Sandy & Caroline Paton.
47 Palmer Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA Club 47 1966 Original edition Near Fine 
Broadside, one page, 14" x 8.5", printed in black ink on tan stock, incorporating six vignettes. Small chip from top edge without text loss. "The Club 47 once was a coffee house in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Although it was only open ten years (January,1958 to April, 1968) and seated only about 80 people, it became the flagship of the Boston area's coffee house armada and one of the centers of the 1960s folk music revival. It hosted many of the heroes of traditional music: Appalachian dulcimer players, Cowboy singers and storytellers, Delta blues men and women, gospel groups, Celtic artists, jug bands, bluegrass bands... legendary artists from around the globe. You could also hear new voices at the Club 47 ... the young Joan Baez trying out a Child ballad for the first time, or that new kid, Bob Dylan, up from New York, testing the crowd's reaction to some new lyrics set to an old melody. Judy Collins, Richie Havens, Van Morrison, Eric Anderson, Tom Paxton, John Hammond, Tom Rush and a host of others came to that tiny room, and learned...." (Tom Rush). This is an original broadside, not a cheap, modern reprint. On the back are on-the-spot, blue-ink sketches of folk musicians, drawn and signed by artist/sculptor Jonathan Shahn. Jon was in the Boston folk-revival scene back in the early '60s, and he often used the versos of handouts and broadsides for his sketches. Jon worked at Club 47, part-time as the dishwasher and part-time as a musician. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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29 Cole, M.M., publisher TIME TESTED MELODIES THAT NEVER GROW OLD: 50 Songs. Can Be Played with Every Instrument.
Chicago M.M. Cole 1930 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
98pp. Contains words and music to 50 songs, including: Abide With Me; Aloha; Bonnie Banks Of Loch Lomond; Juanita; Massa's In De Cold Ground; Oh, Dem Golden Slippers; and 44 more. Spine preserved with cloth by prior owner. 11.75" x 9" Each song contains: ukulele chords, piano melody, words, guitar chords, name of chords, piano accompaniment, Hawaiian guitar arrangement. 
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JUDY COLLINS: Concert tour souvenir program + autograph., Collins, Judy
30 Collins, Judy JUDY COLLINS: Concert tour souvenir program + autograph.
Colorado Rocky Mountain Productions 1968 First Edition Original Wraps Near Fine Signed
22pp; large format, illus throughout from photographs. Includes biographical and career information on Judy Collins, a long poem by Richard Farina (copyright 1965), and a Judy Collins discography. 14" x 10" Tipped at the front is a plain, buff card, 3" x 5", handwritten in purple ink: "Best Wishes -- Judy Collins." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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