Texas Folk Songs


"This volume is," in Owens's words, "a sampling of a rich experience in a richer land." The 135 songs included, a number of them in versions by more than one singer, are divided into nine chapters containing British popular ballads, Anglo-American ballads, Anglo-American love songs, Anglo-American comic songs, songs and games for children, play-party songs and games, Anglo-American spirituals, African-American spirituals, and African-American secular songs. The British ballads were brought to America in the seventeenth ...

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Texas Folk Songs
2000, University of North Texas Press, Denton, Tex.

ISBN-13: 9781574411140

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