Compiled by Forbes Stuart, arrangements by Geoffrey Winters, illustrated by Janet Archer and published as an A4-sized hardback by Longman Young Books in the UK in 1971.
LENGTH – 160 pages.
This a collection of folk songs from throughout the English-speaking world, with a commentary about each one and the piano / vocal arrangements & guitar chords.
PART I – TRIALS & TRIBULATIONS
Negro Spirituals (Steal Away To Jesus / Go Down, Moses) / All Things Are Quite Silent / Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye / The Klondike Gold Rush / Lord Rendal / The Range Of The Buffalo / The Wearing Of The Green
PART II – HEROES AND HEROINES
Eileen Aroon / John Brown’s Body / John Henry / John Peel / Master MacGrath / Men Of Harlech / Robin Adair / Sarie Marais (The Old Transvaal) / Sweet Betsy From Pike / Yankee Doodle
PART III – BEYOND THE LAW
Two Songs About Transportation (Jamie Raeburn / The Poachers) Piracy And Pirates (Captain Kidd / Henry Martyn) / Bold Brennan On The Moor / The Cock-Fight (The Bonny Grey) / Jesse James / Waltzing Matilda / The Wild Colonial Boy
PART IV – WORK SONGS
Auld Lang Syne / The Boston Come-All-Ye / Click Go The Shears / The Fish Of The Sea / The Greenland Whale Fishery / Three Songs From The Wild West (The Dying Cowboy / Night Herding Song / Whoopie-Ti-Yi-Yo)
CONDITION – okay. The dust jacket is scuffed, with a little crumpling along the edges.
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