American Songbag, The

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


495 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, [xxiv] + 495 pages, index, 280 songs with lyrics, tunes in standard notation, and historical commentary by the great Carl Sandburg. No chords. Many also include full piano arrangements by Alfred G. Wathall, Hazel Felman, Leo Sowerby or others. ; Copyright 1927. This is a very early reprint. One of the greatest books of American folklore songs ever published. Includes early and rare versions of dozens of beloved songs, and many not so well known, including: Ten Thousand Miles. The John B Sails. Three Grains of Corn. Wizard Oil. Frankie and Albert. Little Old Sod Shanty. Rosie Nell. Cocaine Lil. Versos de Montalgo. Crazy Song to the Air of Dixie. Many more. ; Book shows almost no wear. Old tasteful b/w bookplate. Interior clean, no marks. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Lacks jacket. Binding tight.

Title: American Songbag, The

Author Name: Sandburg, Carl

Categories: Music,

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Item: 3.80 lbs

Seller ID: 20632

Keywords: American History ; Folklore ; Folk Songs ; Ethnomusicology ; Songbooks ; Carl Sandburg ;,