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Folk Sheet Music

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Folk Sheet Music

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1 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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DEEP RIVER:  Old Negro Melody. Arranged for Solo Voice (Low) by H.T. Burleigh., Deep...sheet music
2 Deep...sheet music DEEP RIVER: Old Negro Melody. Arranged for Solo Voice (Low) by H.T. Burleigh.
NY G. Ricordi 1917 First edition thus Original Wraps Near Fine 
8pp, words and music, in part: "Deep river, my home is over Jordan, Deep river, Lord, I want to cross over into campground...." Few singer's marks in text. 12" x 9" The African-American composer Henry Burleigh's introduction to plantation songs or spirituals is printed inside the cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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FAREWELL MY LILLY DEAR:  Plantation Melody as Sung by Christy's Minstrels. Written & Composed by Stephen C. Foster, Farewell My...sheet music
3 Farewell My...sheet music FAREWELL MY LILLY DEAR: Plantation Melody as Sung by Christy's Minstrels. Written & Composed by Stephen C. Foster
NY Firth, Pond [ca. 1850s]. 1850 Printed self-wraps 
Spine reinforced and near very good condition. 13.75" x 10.5" 6pp First published in 1851. Comprises four verses and a chorus. In part: ".I'se gwine to roam the wide world In lands I've never hoed, With nothing but my banjo To cheer me on the road.". Illustrated by embellished title on cover. Tenth Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Green...sheet music GREEN FIELDS Recorded by The Brothers Four on Columbia Records
Hollywood Montclare Music 1960 First edition thus Pictorial Cover Near Fine 
Words and music by Terry Gilkyson, Rich Dehr, and Frank Miller. 6pp, in part: "Once there were green fields kissed by the sun; Once there were valleys where rivers used to run...." 12" x 9" 
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5 Hope, Laurence (pseud. Adela Cory Nicolson, 1865-1904) FOUR INDIAN LOVE LYRICS FROM "THE GARDEN OF KAMA": set to music by Amy Woodforde-Finden Set to music by Amy Woodforde-Finden,
NY Boosey 1903 Revised Edition Original Wraps Good 
28pp. Comprises lyrics and piano accompaniment to four poems of India by Laurence Hope, a Victorian staple. Titles are: The Temple Bells; Less than the Dust; Kashmiri Song; Till I Wake. Few smudges on cover, spine reinforced. 12" x 9.75" 
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6 Indian...sheet music INDIAN RAIN DANCE. Piano music by John Stockbridge.
Bryn Mawr, PA Oliver Ditson 1938 First Edition Pictorial Cover Near Fine 
4pp; piano music. 12.25" x 9.25" The cover features an artist's conception of a Southwestern Indian Rain Dance. 
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7 Morgan, Thomas L. and William Barlow FROM CAKEWALKS TO CONCERT HALLS: An Illustrated History of African American Popular Music from 1895 to 1930.
Washington DC Elliott & Clark 1992 1880216175 / 9781880216170 Second printing Decorative Wraps Fine 
132pp with index; illus throughout, showing old sheet-music covers, many in color. 11" x 9" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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OFFICER KELLY:  DON'T YOU THINK THAT IT'S TIME TO WAKE UP? Words by Officer E. Steinhaeufel of the St. Louis Police Dep't.  Music by Robert E. Miller., Officer...sheet music
8 Officer...sheet music OFFICER KELLY: DON'T YOU THINK THAT IT'S TIME TO WAKE UP? Words by Officer E. Steinhaeufel of the St. Louis Police Dep't. Music by Robert E. Miller.
St. Louis, MO B.M.S. Pub. Co. 1924 First edition Pictorial Cover Very Good 
6pp, words and music, in part: There's a p'lice man on this beat lives down in our alley He would rather sleep than eat and his name is Kelly...." 12" x 9" As successfully introduced by The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Quartette. 
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9 Old soldiers...sheet music OLD SOLDIERS NEVER DIE (They Just Fade Away).
NY Petey Music 1951 First edition thus Pictorial Cover vVery Good + 
Traditional song, arranged by Harry Webster. 4pp, words and music, in part: "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. They never say goodbye, They just fade away...." 12" x 9" Recorded and featured by Gene Autry on Columbia Records, his picture on the cover. 
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10 Peace...sheet music PEACE WILL COME. Recorded by Melanie on Buddah Records. Words and music by Melanie Safka.
NY Kama Rippa Music & Amelanie Music 1970 First Edition Pictorial Cover Near Fine 
6pp, words and music, in part: "There's a chance Peace will come in your life, please buy one...." 12" x 9" The cover features a photograph of Melanie surrounded by a group of young children. A number of paving bricks at their feet have been realigned to form a peace sign. 
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TAMBURITZA BOOGIE Lyrics by George Vaughn.  Music by Steve Crkenica., Tamburitza...sheet music
11 Tamburitza...sheet music TAMBURITZA BOOGIE Lyrics by George Vaughn. Music by Steve Crkenica.
Hollywood Forrest Music 1950 Early edition Printed self-wraps Good + 
4pp, words and music, in part: "Slovakia she was gay till Yankee from U.S.A. Turned the town upside down 'n tickl'd a string-a-ma-jig to play ... Zing-a-la-zing, ya pick the string, 'n rock 'n roll around the ring To Tamburitza Boogie...." 11" x 8" "Professional Singers Only." The inner page contains the Yugoslav lyrics. Louis Jordan recorded this tune in 1950. 
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