The Ballad of America: The History of the United States in Song and Story

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Recordings

Below will be found, under the appropriate chapter heading and song title, a list of available recordings of a number of songs included in this book.

THE COLONIAL PERIOD
The British Heritage
Bawbee Allen (Barbara Ellen) Ewan MacColl
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads
Riverside RLP 12-624
Ewan McColl
The Manchester Angel
Tradition TLP 2059 (variant)
Joan Baez 2
Vanguard VRS 9094 (variant)
I Will Give My Love an Apple John Langstaff
American and British Folksongs and Ballads
Tradition TLP 1009
Cynthia Gooding
The Queen of Hearts
Elektra ELP 131
Andrew Rowan Summers
Folkway Records 2348
The Keys of Canterbury Jean Ritchie and Oscar Brand
Courtin's a Pleasure
Elektra 122
Burl Ives
America's Musical Heritage, album 1

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  • The Ballad of America - The History of the United States in Song and Story *
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction xi
  • Note on the Music xiii
  • I - The Colonial Period 1
  • The British Heritage 7
  • Colonial Songs and Ballads 30
  • II - The American Revolution 53
  • III - The Early National Period 91
  • IV - Jacksonian America 124
  • Sea and Immigration 126
  • The Westward Movement 159
  • Slavery Days 190
  • V - The Civil War 216
  • VI - Between the Civil War and the First World War 253
  • Farmers and Workers 257
  • Immigrants 284
  • The Negro People 301
  • VII - Between Two World Wars 324
  • VIII - Since the War 362
  • Sources 381
  • Recordings 400
  • Afterword 419
  • Index of Titles and First Lines 429
  • General Index 433
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