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1 Anderson, Cheryl P. >> Shaker Hymnal, a ; A Facsimile Edition of the 1908 Hymnal of the Canterbury Shakers
Woodstock, N. Y. : Overlook Press; 1996 0879516402 / 9780879516406 Softcover Very Good+ 
288 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, [xvi] + 273 pages, index, over 270 songs and hymns with lyrics and music in 4-part harmony in standard notation. ; Originally published 1908. This edition copyright 1990. This printing 1996. Edited and with new introduction by Cheryl P. Anderson, scholar of shaker music. ; Rear cover very faintly creased. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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2 Campbell, Norman, and Donald Harron >> Anne of Green Gables, Song Album : Piano, Vocal, Guitar
Don Mills, Ont: Warner/Chappell Music Canada; 1969 0769202179 / 9780769202174 Softcover Very Good+ 
32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall green softcover, 32 pages, 10 b/w photos from show, brief story summary, 7 original songs with tunes, lyrics, full easy piano in standard notation, and guitar chords placed under bass line. ; Originally written 1956 for Canadian television. This is 1969 edition. ; Songs are: Anne of Green Gables. Gee I'm Glad I'm No One Else But Me. Ice Cream. Kindred Spirits. Learn Everything. Summer. Wond'rin'. ; Minor thumb creases. No other defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 Gilbert, William S., and Arthur Sullivan >> Trial by Jury : Vocal Score
N. Y. : G. Schirmer; 1941 0881887285 / 9780881887280 Good+ 
96 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Softcover, 96 pages. Complete vocal and piano score for witty 45-minute one-act musical play. 'Authentic version edited by Bryceson Treharne' who has added 'optional notes' for amateur groups. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This edition is dated 1941 but matches the 1986 edition shown. ; Several small dents to front cover, not affecting text. A few pencil marks, mainly to the judge's part. Everything quite readable. Binding tight. ; G. Schirmer Opera Score Editions Series; Vol. 1693 
Price: 7.00 USD
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4 Jackson, George Pullen >> White and Negro Spirituals, Their Life and Kinship : Tracing 200 Years of Untrammeled Song Making and Singing Among Our Country Folk
Locust Valley, N. Y. : J. J. Augustin Publisher; 1943 0306706679 / 9780306706677 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
349 pages; 8vo (9") 23cm; Ex-Lib; Hardcover, dark red cloth, white lettering on spine, [xiv] + 349 pages, 5 appendixes, index, footnotes, 21 b/w photos and illustrations, 116 'white' melodies paired with Negro 'variants', all with tunes, lyrics, and commentary. ; 1st edition, 1943. ; Yes, this is the famous racist book you have heard about. Subtitle concludes: 'With 116 Songs Sung by Both Races'. Sheet laid in with comparison of tunes, Pisgah and Amazing Grace, as issued. This infamous racist publication asserts that 'the white man's songs went over to the Negro' rather than the other way around, and although he presents 100+ examples author completely fails to make his point. ; Some chipping to spine lettering, very small Dewey decimal number sticker on lower spine, letter M penned on title page, front free endpaper clipped and missing. No other defects. Rare. 
Price: 124.00 USD
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5 Jochsberger, Tzipora, and Velvel Pasternak >> Harvest of Jewish Song, A
Cedarhurst, N. Y. : Tara Publications; 1980 0933676018 / 9780933676015 Softcover Very Good 
144 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 143 pages, index, 73 Hebrew folklore songs with tunes, guitar chords and full piano accompaniment. Each song has transliterated Hebrew lyrics in music, plus, printed at bottom of page, Hebrew (or a few in Yiddish) in Hebrew alphabet, plus brief English translation. ; Piano arrangements by Natan Brand, Cathy Waldman, Richard Neumann. ; Moderate edgewear. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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6 Krassen, Miles >> Appalachian Fiddle
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1973 082560141X / 9780825601415 Softcover Near Fine 
88 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall olive green softcover, b/w photo of Jimmy Natural Meyers on front cover, 88 pages, several b/w diagrams of tunings and double stops, 18 b/w photos, 58 popular fiddle tunes in standard notation. No lyrics. ; Blurb: '58 transcriptions of breakdowns, jigs, hornpipes and modal tunes based on the playing styles of traditional Appalachian fiddlers; includes fingering positions in the four principal keys, bowing techniques, double stops chart and discography.' ; A touch of edgewear. No other defects. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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7 Leadbelly (Huddie Ledbetter) edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax >> Leadbelly Songbook, the : The Ballads, Blues, and Folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1962 0825600421 / 9780825600425 Softcover Near Fine 
96 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, 96 pages, b/w photo of Leadbelly on front, index, copious b/w photos and illustrations from old sources, about 75 folklore songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords and brief historical notes. ; Copyright 1962. This printing about 1980. ; Essays by Frederic Ramsey Jr, Charles Edward Smith, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie. Editorial production by Ethel Raim and Irwin Silber. Musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman. ; No discernable wear. Scarce. (Amazonbuyers please note: our unit has different cover art, otherwise same book) 
Price: 38.00 USD
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8 Leonard, Hal >> Surf's Up : 18 Beachin' Classics, Piano, Vocal, Guitar
Milwaukee, Wisc: Hal Leonard Corporation; 1998 0793579023 / 9780793579020 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 72 pages, 18 songs with tunes, full piano, guitar chords, and chord diagrams. 16 have lyrics, two are instrumental pieces. ; Hit rock and pop songs about surfing and beach life: Barbara Ann, Beach Baby, Don't Worry Baby. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini. Kokomo. Little Deuce Coupe. Little Old Lady from Pasadena. Pipeline. Remember Walking in the Sand. Shut Down. Summer Nights. Surf City. Surfin' Bird. Surfin' USA. Twist and Shout. Walk Don't Run. The Watusi. Where the Boys Are. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks or defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 MacArthur, Margaret, with Gregory Sharrow >> Vermont Heritage Songbook, the : Vermont History, Lyrics by Vermont Schoolchildren Set to Original and Traditional Tunes
Middlebury, Vt: Vermont Folklife Center; 1994 0916718131 / 9780916718138 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
108 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 108 pages, 42 songs, most original, a few from old collections, arranged chronologically. Small maps. Topical index. Spot art. Historical notes. ; Excellent collection of simple songs for children of all ages. ; Minor wear to fore-edge. No marks. Scarce. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 MacColl, Ewan >> Folk Songs and Ballads of Scotland
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1965 082560057X / 9780825600579 Softcover Near Fine 
96 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall softcover, 96 pages, index, bibliography, discography, glossary, illustrated throughout with old b/w photos and engravings, 70 songs with lyrics, tunes in standard notation, and with historical info. ; Music edited by Peggy Seeger. Music autography by Carl Rosenthal. A fine collection of authentic old Scottish songs. These are not the same tired old fake 'ethnic' songs you find in most modern books. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Nathan, Hans >> Dan Emmett and the Rise of Early Negro Minstrelsy : The Original Music, with all the Gaiety, the Laughter, and the Folk Wit of the American Minstrel
Norman, Ok: University of Oklahoma Press; 1977 0806114231 / 9780806114231 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
498 pages; 8vo (9") 23cm; Tan softcover, 498 pages, bumerous b/w illustrations and facsimiles, index, bibliography, footnotes, 60+ songs, walk-arounds, banjo tunes, etc, with music. ; Biography of man who wrote 'Dixie'. ; Price on front cover hole-punched. Clear book tape over spine. Otherwise inconsequential wear. Clean and tight. Extremely scarce. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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12 Pawlowska, Harriet M. >> Merrily We Sing : 105 Polish Folksongs
Detroit: Wayne State University Press; 1983 0814317537 / 9780814317532 Softcover Good+ 
255 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Ex-Library; White and tan softcover, 255 pages, endnotes, Polish index, English index, appendix table showing folk process, appendix of musical analysis; 105 songs with tunes, Polish lyrics, and English line-by-line translations. No piano parts, no chords. Gives names and locations of individuals the songs were collected from. ; Musical analysis by Grace L. Engel. Foreword by Edmund J. Dehnert. One of the best collections of non-English-language folk-ethnic music published in English. ; Book shows all the usual library marks, moderate edgewear, spine faded but quite readable. Interior clean, no marks. Binding intact. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13 Robb, John Donald >> Hispanic Folk Songs of New Mexico : With Selected Songs Collected, Transcribed and Arranged for Voice and Piano
Albuquerque, N. M. : University of New Mexico Press; 1980 0826300871 / 9780826300874 Fourth Printing Softcover Near Fine 
83 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, 83 pages, footnotes, 15 songs with tunes, lyrics, and full piano arrangements. English throughout, except song titles in Spanish and English, and lyrics in Spanish, with translated lyrics in singable English. ; Copyright 1954. This is 4th printing, 1980. ; Includes a scholarly essay on origins and types of Hispanic folklore songs and religious folk plays, several songs regarding the Christmas miracle, etc. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unused. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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14 Rosenbaum, Art >> Folk Visions and Voices : Traditional Music and Song in North Georgia
Athens, Ga: University of Georgia Press; 1983 0820306827 / 9780820306827 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Art Rosenbaum 
240 pages; Oblong 8vo; Oblong hardcover, blue cloth, brown textured endpapers, 240 pages, index, bibliography, discography, small map, 75 songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, several fiddle tunes with no lyrics. ; Includes music of both whites and blacks. Musical transcriptions by Bela Foltin Jr include special symbols for half-flat, half-sharp, etc. Illustrated with exquisite drawings and paintings by author, some in color, numerous b/w photos by Margo Newmark Rosenbaum. Foreword by Pete Seeger. ; Boards slightly bowed. No other defects to book. Jacket worn on spine and corners. Rare. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Santerre, Joe >> Slap Bass Lines : Berklee Press Workshop, Book and CD
Boston: Berklee Press Publications; 2001 0634021443 / 9780634021442 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, [xiv] + 53 + 5 pages, tips on standard music theory and tab notation, eight lessons, three scale exercises, tons of musical examples in both standard and tab. CD included in unopened pocket. ; Co-published by Berklee Press and Hal Leonard Corporation. ; Only a touch of wear. CD is pristine and unused. ; Workshop Series 
Price: 9.00 USD
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16 Shakespeare, William, with H. A. Chambers >> Shakespeare Song Book, A
Poole, England: Blandford Press; 1984 0713715030 / 9780713715033 Softcover Near Fine 
64 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Gray softcover, 64 pages, 16 songs with lyrics, tunes, and artistic piano arrangements. ; Copyright 1957. This edition 1984. Music by Purcell, Sullivan, Schubert, etc, arranged by H. A. Chambers. ; Faint thumb crease to rear cover. No other defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Simon, William L., with Dan Fox >> Reader's Digest Parade of Popular Hits : A Reader's Digest Songbook (Includes Lyrics-Only Booklet)
Pleasantville, N. Y. : Reader's Digest Association; 1989 0895773279 / 9780895773272 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
252 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Oversized hardcover bound with inner spiral so book will lay flat. Bright orange and blue covers, gray endpapers, 92 hit songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, chord diagrams, and full piano in standard notation. Includes lyrics-only booklet, All the Words to All the Songs in the Reader's Digest Parade of Popular Hits, 32 pages. ; Sections are: Bing Crosby hits. Tommy Dorsey hits. Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman hits. More swing band hits. Sweet band hits. Vocal hits of the 1940s. Vocal hits of the 1950s. Film and show hits of the 1930s. Film and show hits of the 1940s and 50s. Hits the second time around. ; Edited by William L. Simon. Music arranged and edited by Dan Fox. Illustrated by Cameron Wasson. Annotated by Jim Lowe. ; A whisper of shelfwear only. Pages of supplemental booklet are a bit yellowed from age. No other defects. ; Reader's Digest Songbook Series 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Stewart, Malcolm >> Now Songs : Contemporary Gospel Songs with Guitar Chords
Nashville, Tenn: Abingdon Press; 1967 068728211X / 9780687282111 Softcover Very Good+ 
80 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall pink softcover, 80 pages, monochrome illustrations throughout, 58 modern Christian gospel and inspirational songs with lyrics, tunes, guitar chords. ; Introduction by Sydney Carter. ; Minor edgewear only. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Warren, Jean >> Piggyback Songs : New Songs Sung to the Tune of Childhood Favorites
Everett, Wash: Warren Publishing House; 1983 0911019014 / 9780911019018 Second Printing Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Marion Hopping Ekberg 
62 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Softcover, red and yellow covers, 62 pages, index, cheerful line drawings throughout, 110 songs for children, with lyrics and guitar chords, some also with motions, some with blank places to put in child's name or other improvised words. Tunes indicated. No music. Includes contributor names. ; Chords by Barbara Robinson. Sub-subtitle: 'Compiled from Songs Contributed to the Totline Newsletter.' ; Owner name inked out on front cover. A few songs have pencil marks, places to clap, etc Light shelfwear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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