With My Banjo On My Knee-The Minstrel Songs of Stephen Foster

With My Banjo On My Knee-The Minstrel Songs of Stephen Foster

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Stephen Foster
With My Banjo On My Knee-The Minstrel Songs of Stephen Foster

arranged by Daniel Partner, with historical notes by Edwin J. Sims

Book/CD pack. 16 of Stephen Foster's pre-Civil War songs arranged for minstrel banjo, some of the first and most popular songs ever written for banjo. Fascinating historical notes describe the meaning of each song, their place in history, the significance of the musicians who first performed them, and Foster himself, America's first professional songwriter. Includes the complete original lyrics of each song and an extensive bibliography. CD contains recordings of each arrangement performed on solo minstrel banjo and 12 tracks of banjo with bone accompaniment. Note/tab. 62 pp.

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Songs:

Book:

  • Oh! Susanna
  • Away Down Souf
  • My Brodder Gum
  • Oh! Lemuel!
  • Nelly Bly
  • Gwine To Run All Night or De Camptown Races
  • Angelina Baker
  • Way Down In Ca-i-ro
  • Ring, Ring De Banjo!
  • Oh! Boys Carry Me 'Long
  • Old Folks At Home
  • Massa's In De Cold Ground
  • My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!
  • The Glendy Burk
  • Don't Bet Your Money On De Shanghai

CD:

  • Oh! Susanna
  • Oh! Susanna - w/Bones
  • Away Down Souf
  • Away Down Souf - w/Bones
  • My Brodder Gum
  • My Brodder Gum - w/Bones
  • Oh! Lemuel!
  • Oh! Lemuel! - w/Bones
  • Nelly Bly
  • Nelly Bly - w/Bones
  • Gwine To Run All Night or De Camptown Races
  • Gwine To Run All Night or De Camptown Races - w/Bones
  • Angelina Baker
  • Angelina Baker - w/Bones
  • Way Down In Ca-i-ro
  • Way Down In Ca-i-ro - w/Bones
  • Ring, Ring De Banjo!
  • Ring, Ring De Banjo! - w/Bones
  • Oh! Boys Carry Me 'Long
  • Oh! Boys Carry Me 'Long - w/Bones
  • Old Folks At Home
  • Massa's In De Cold Ground
  • My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!
  • The Glendy Burk
  • The Glendy Burk - w/Bones
  • Don't Bet Your Money On De Shanghai
  • Don't Bet Your Money On De Shanghai - w/Bones
  • Dolcy Jones (bonus CD track, no music notation)

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