Folk Songs

An asterisk (*) denotes an unaccompanied melody written with the dance instructions.

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  Vol. No. Pg.
Abdul, The Bulbul Ameer * 7 2 30
Amsterdam - A Capstan Chanty * 4 1 26
As I Roved Out * 3 12 23
Aura Lee * 10 9 28
Ballad of Ned Flaherty's Drake * 11 4 30
Banks of the Gaspereaux, The (No. New England) * 8 12 30
Banks of the Roses * 3 6 24
Belle of Long Lake, The * 7 8 24
Boston Come-All-Ye (Gloucester Fisherman Song) 9 9 30
Brennan on the Moor * 12 7 28
C'est l'aviron (Way! Haul Away!) (French Canadian) * 8 10 37
Carol of the Mistletoe Singers * 4 5 C32
Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold * 9 8 27
Chevaliers de la Table Ronde French 5 1 33
Clementine * 10 10 33
Constitution and The Guerriere * 1 11 18
Cradle Hymn * 6 7 35
Down By A Weeping Willow (coll. by John Parke) * 1 4 21
Dreadnought, The * 2 2 20
Famed Waterloo (as sung by Granny Fish) * 3 7 37
Famed Waterloo (as sung by George Edwards) * 4 9 25
Farewell and Adieu * 5 3 42
Farewell and Adieu * 7 12 35
Folk Song, The (Peter Felix) 1 4 21
Girl I Left Behind Me, The 3 3 20
Glen of Aherlow [also called "Patrick Sheehan"] * 5 6 25
Glencoe (as sung by George Edwards) * 4 10 31
Go Tell Aunt Rhody * 7 1 32
Golden Vanity, The * 11 6 26
Good Time, The (Tony Saletan's favorite 4/74) * 11 9 42
Grandfather's Clock 12 4 26
Greenland Fishery, The * 6 10 37
Gremo Na Stajersko (Slovenian) * 6 8 27
Harbour le Cou (Newfoundland) * 6 3 38
Henry, My Son (Lord Randall) * 1 3 20
High Barbaree * 10 2 31
High Barbaree, The * 7 11 34
Highland Laddie (Windlass or Capstan Shanty) * 5 10 35
Hoodah-Day (Capstan Chantie) * 6 5 30
Hunting Song * 3 1 15
Hunting Song, A * 3 9 28
Huron Indian Carol * 8 3 35
I Walk the Road Again * 12 9 23
I'se the B'y That Builds the Boat * 5 7 43
I've Found A Maiden (Tr. From the French) * 1 5 17
If My Old Top Were a Dancing Man * 6 11 30
Igra Kolo [Croatian Round] (per Dick Crum) * 6 8 27
In All the Country Round (French-Canadian) * 7 4 36
In Old Pod-Auger Times * 1 10 22
In Yonder Lovely Valley * 11 3 29
Indian Stick Game * 2 12 25
Irish Girl, The * 1 6 18
Irish Girl, The (Maine Woods Song) * 8 1 32
Isle of Man Shore, The * 8 6 33
J'ai Perdu le "Do" de ma Clarinette (C.J.Foster) 2 4 19
Jack Hinks (Newfoundland) * 6 9 33
Jack Was Every Inch a Sailor (Maritimes) * 7 3 44
Jam on Gerry's, Rock, The * 1 2 20
Jamestown Homeward Bound, The * 9 2 30
Janie of the Moor * 8 2 28
Jefferson and Liberty * 4 6 27
Jimmie Judges (A Maine Woods Song) * 9 1 37
Johnny Riley * 3 10 26
Johnny Riley (as sung by George Edwards) * 4 7 30
Johnny Schmoker * 4 12 25
Jolly Old Roger * 9 10 26
Jump Rope Songs 3 2 25
Kelligrew's Soiree, The (Newfoundland) * 8 8 32
Kevin Barry * 2 7 25
Kum Ba Yah (Come By Here) African * 5 8 32
Lake Chemo (Maine Woods Song) * 9 6 26
Lark in the Morning, The * 10 8 27
Lass From the Low Country, The * 9 4 26
Lass 0' Mohea * 11 8 29
Lather and Shave (as sung by George Edwards) * 4 3 37
Leave Her, Johnnie, Leave Her * 8 5 30
Liberty Tree (Art Schrader's favorite Folksong) * 11 10 43
Liverpool Girls, The (A capstan chanty) * 8 11 29
Lord of the Dance * 10 6 28
Lost Jimmie Whalen, The (collected by Phillips Barry) * 2 6 24
Lukey's Boat (Newfoundland) * 6 3 40
Lullaby of Itsuki (Japanese) * 6 2 37
Maid With the Bonny Brown Hair (Irish Ballad) * 8 4 28
Maid of Island Moore, The * 4 2 26
Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe * 3 11 25
Maori Stick Games * 6 1 24
Mary Hamilton (The Four Marys) (per Willie Holt) * 1 8 15
Miami Lass, The * 9 12 27
Minstrelsy, A Short Outline - Part 1 (Ralph Page) 1 6 19
Minstrelsy, A Short Outline - Part 2 (Ralph Page) 1 7 23
Minstrelsy, A Short Outline - Part 3 (Ralph Page) 1 8 17
Minstrelsy, A Short Outline - Conclusion (Ralph Page) 1 9 28
Moon Over the Deserted Castle (Japanese) * 6 1 32
My Love She's But a Lassie Yet * 10 5 31
N-Ganyama * 3 5 21
Oh, No, John * 11 1 26
On Ilka Moor Baht Hat (English) * 7 5 26
On Springfield Mountain * 1 7 20
On the Banks of Jeddore (Maritimes) * 7 7 33
Once More A Lumberin' Go * 1 1 20
Once More A Lumberin' Go * 13 5 28
Parting Glass, The (Irish street ballad ) * 10 12 26
Parting Glass, The (Irish street ballad) * 11 7 27
Peter Emerly * 7 10 40
Quaker's Wooing, The * 2 11 24
Quilting Party, The * 12 3 27
Rainbow, The (as sung by George Edwards) * 4 8 38
Return From the Thirteenth Lock * 10 7 28
Riley Songs, The Part 1 (Norman Cazden) 4 7 27
Riley Songs, The Part 2 (Norman Cazden) * 4 8 38
Riley Songs, The Part 3 (Norman Cazden) * 4 9 25
Riley Songs, The Part 4 (Norman Cazden) 4 10 31
Rio Grande, (A Capstan Chantey) * 2 9 15
Ryans & The Pittmans [Newfoundland] * 6 3 36
Saint Nicolas (contributed by Martha Merrill) * 1 8 C32
Shanty Song * 12 6 31
Spanish Ladies English Capstan Shanty * 7 9 32
Squid-Jiggin' Ground, The (Newfoundland) * 5 9 42
Star By Logy Bay (Newfoundland) * 6 12 35
Stately Southerner, The * 2 10 24
Stormy Winds Do Blow, The * 4 4 27
Three Jolly Rogues of Lynn * 5 12 35
Tittery Nan * 11 12 27
Tom Gray * 9 5 32
Tomah Stream * 5 5 31
Trip to The Grand Banks * 8 7 32
Trip to The Grand Banks (Maine) * 8 9 37
Tyburn Hill * 9 3 29
Upidee * 3 2 22
Van Dieman's Land (contrib. Lydia Hurd) * 1 9 18
Wabash Cannon Ball * 10 11 28
Wassail Song * 9 7 26
Were You There, 0 Sister? * 4 5 C31
Wild Colonial Boy, The * 5 11 31
Willie of Winsbury * 10 1 28
Wraggle Taggle Gypsies, The * 11 5 31
Yorkshire Bite, The (as sung by Granny Fish) * 1 12 19
Young Albion (coll. by John Parke) * 2 2 20
Youpe! Youpe! sur la Riviere * 4 11 28
Zulu Warriors (Trans. Kathleen Hill) * 3 5 21