“Folk Song U.S.A. - 111 Best-Loved American Ballads with Words and Music for Piano and Guitar, Plus Folk Tales, Tall Yarns, Collecting Anecdotes” collected/adapted/arranged by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax, music arrangements by Charles & Ruth Seeger, paperback book published by Signet Books/New American Library in 1966, original price $95 cents, 512 pages.
Condition: fair/good - covers have some nicks/creases, binding solid, some page discoloration from age, no torn or missing pages.
“From honky tonks to homes, from prisons and work camps to churches ... to all the places where real folk song is born John and Alan Lomax traveled. They crossed and recrossed America, moving among the people. And the listened. To lumberjacks, Ozark grandmothers, cowboys, convicts. To blues singers, banjo-pickers, fiddlers. They listened to the people sing. Folk Song U.S.A.
“In this book the Lomaxes, America’s leading folklorists, have gathered together 111 great American songs and ballads in a singable collection complete with * musical arrangements for piano and guitar * folk tales, tall yarns, collecting adventures * colorful historical background notes * and selected lists of books and records.”
Package will weigh approx. 12 ounces
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