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Favorite Old-Time American Songs for Dulcimer

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Favorite Old-Time American Songs for Dulcimer

Favorite Old-Time American Songs for Dulcimer

by Mark Nelson

Over 100 of America's favorite folk songs. Children's songs, work songs, ballads, songs of strife and freedom, love songs and much more. Includes: "Poor Wayfaring Stranger," "Tenting Tonight," "Don't Let Your Deal Go Down," "Oh, Death," "Careless Love," more. Tunings of D-A-D and D-A-A, as well as C-G-C and C-G-G and several modal tunings. All are playable on any three- or four-stringed dulcimer. Some use a 6 1/2 fret. With information on reading music and TAB, notes on transposing, and index of songs by tuning. Note/tab, with guitar chords. Beginner/intermediate. 232 pp.
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  • Jenny Fair Gentle Rosemarie
  • Barb'ry Allen
  • The Lady From York
  • The King's Daughter Fair
  • The Banks of the Ohio
  • The Unquiet Grave
  • The Farmer's Curst Wife
  • Fennario
  • The Two Sisters
  • One Morning in May
  • Lady Mary
  • The Devil's Questions
  • Little Mattie Groves
  • Shady Grove
  • Sourwood Mountain
  • The Cuckoo
  • Tom Dooley
  • Groundhog
  • Same Old Man
  • Omie, Let Your Bangs Hang Down
  • Cold Rain and Snow
  • Cindy
  • Cripple Creek
  • Oh, Death
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Chickens are a-Crowin'
  • When First Unto This Country
  • Red River Valley
  • In the Good Old Colony Days
  • The Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn
  • The Sow Took the Measles
  • Kansas Boys
  • Alsea Girls
  • Home on the Range
  • Acres of Clams
  • Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
  • Beulah Land
  • Dakota Land
  • Sweet Betsy From Pike
  • Little Old Sod Shanty
  • John Henry
  • Haul Away, Joe
  • The Little Brown Bullls
  • Boatman Dance
  • The Glendy Burke
  • Shenandoah
  • The Shantyman's Life
  • The Erie Canal
  • Whopee Ti Yi Yo
  • The Drunken Sailor
  • The E-Ri-E
  • Blood Red Roses
  • Pie in the Sky
  • The Greenland Whale Fishery
  • Darling Cory
  • Frankie and johnnie
  • Bonnie Black Bess
  • Camptown Races
  • I'm a Rambler and a Gambler
  • Handsome Molly
  • Jack o' Diamonds
  • Jimmy Crack Corn
  • Hallelujah, I'm a Burn
  • Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
  • Wonderous Love
  • Little David, Play on Your Harp
  • He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
  • Amazing Grace
  • Let My People Go
  • Hold On
  • Poor Wayfaring Stranger
  • Simple Gifts
  • Steal Away
  • Nobody Knows the Trouble I'v e Seen
  • I'm On My Way
  • All Night, All Day
  • Nearer, My God, To Thee
  • There's a Little Wheel a-Turnin'
  • The Girl I Left Behind Me
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  • Eating Goober Peas
  • Yankee Doodle
  • All Are Talking of Utah
  • The Yellow Rose of Texas
  • The Texas Rangers
  • The Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • Dixie
  • Follow the Drinking Gourd
  • Tenting Tonight
  • America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)
  • Aura Lee
  • Beware, Of Take Care
  • Down in the Valley
  • Wedding Dress
  • My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
  • On Top of Old Smoky
  • There's More Pretty Girls Than One
  • The Buggerboo
  • Careless Love
  • The Riddle Song
  • The Wagoner's Lad
  • Oh, Can't You Hear That Turtle Dove
  • Old Dog Tray
  • Silver Threads Among the Gold
  • About the Author
  • Polly Wolly Doodle
  • The Crawdad Song
  • Quit Kickin' My Dog Around
  • Rueben and Rachel
  • Froggie Went a-Courtin'
  • Fod
  • Turkey in the Straw
  • Clementine
  • I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • Little Liza Jane
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhody
  • Shoo, Fly, Don't Bother Me

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