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Devil's ditties : being stories of the Kentucky mountain people, told with the songs they sing / by Jean Thomas ; Cyril Mullen drew the illustrations.

Author/Creator:
Thomas, Jean, 1881-1982.
Publication:
Chicago : W.W. Hatfield, 1931.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 180 p. : ill., music ; 27 cm.
Subjects:
Ballads -- United States.
Folk songs -- Kentucky.
Appalachians (People)
Kentucky -- Social life and customs.
Appalachians (People)
Ballads.
Folk songs.
Manners and customs
Kentucky.
United States
Contents:
Arise, my soul, and stretch thy wings
Barbara Ellen
The barnyard
The bed of primroses
Billy in the lowland
Bound for Amerikee
The brisk young farmer (William Hall)
Canada
Chilly waters
The chimney sweeper
Cuckoo
Cumberland Gap
Damon's winder
The dog and gun
Fair Indian lass (Little Mohee)
Forked deer
Frog went a-courtin'
House carpenter
Hush, my babe
Jordan's stormy banks
Keep your garden clean
The kissing song
Leather breeches
Little rosewood casket
Little sparrow
Liza Jane
The lonesome dove
Lord Thomas and Fair Ellen
Lovely Nancy
Nightingale
The noble duke
Oh, dear, what can the matter be?
Oh ye young, ye gay, ye proud
Old Joe Clark
The old miller
Paper of pins
Prince Charley
Rickett's hornpipe
Riley song
Rinordine
Ropesman
The Rowan County troubles
The sailor
Sourkraut
Sourwood Mountain
State of Arkansas
Sweet Betsy from Pike
Sweet William and lovely Nancy
The Turkish lady
The two sisters
War song
Wary bachelors
Watts' cradle hymn
Way up on Clinch Mountain
William Riley
Young men and maids.
Notes:
"The ballads [words and music]": p. 69-178.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1931
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
187453377
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