Folklore from the Working Folk of America

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TITLES AND FIRST SIGNIFICANT LINES OF SONGS AND VERSE
Abram Lincoln, what yer 'bout, 83
Andrew Airpump asked his aunt her ailment, 123-24
As I sit here alone in my little jail cell, 134-35
AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE, 129-32
BABIES IN THE MILLS, 128
BAND OF NIGGERS, THE, 108-10
BIG EAU CLAIRE (Laws C 11), 74-76
Bluebells, cockle shells, 126
Buck, Buck, how many fingers up, 305
BUGLE CALLS, 88-89
BUMMERS COME AND MEET US, 84-85
CALIFORNIA BOYS, 80
CANAL DANCE, A, 57-58
CASEY JONES (Laws G 1), 403-4
CASEY JONES WAS A TEN-DAY MINER, 404-6
Chimney Sweeper sweep out yo' chimney, 261
Cinderella dressed in yellow, 126
Come all ye bold sailors that follow the lakes, 55-56
Come all ye gay teamsters, attention I pray, 78-79
Come and see Esau, 132
DAYS OF FORTY-NINE, THE, 81-82
Dear sons, your letters we received, 80
DONORA TRAGEDY, THE, 143
Don't you hear the banjo coming, 108-10
Every girl, she has her trouble, 74-76
FAIR JANIE (Child 243), 77
Git yer quinine! Git yer quinine!, 88
GOD IS GOD, 98-101
Good morning to you, Sir, 332-33
Hard tack and sow bellee, 88
Ho! Friends one and all please hearken awhile, 116-17
HOME ON THE RANGE, A, 66-68
How are you, boys? I'm just from camp, 85-87
Hurly Burly trump a tray, 305

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Sources xxi
  • Folk Literature 1
  • Songs 50
  • Verse 112
  • Riddles 144
  • Superstitions, Practices, and Customs 177
  • Folk Expressions 258
  • Games 296
  • Ritual, Drama, and Festival 328
  • Famed in Song and Story: A Dozen Legendary Figures 369
  • Occupations 452
  • Index 454
  • Collectors, Informants, Sources 457
  • Titles and First Significant Lines of Songs and Verse 460
  • Index 463
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