Greenwich Village - The Happy Folk Singing Days 50s & 60s

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Overview

Visit the Greenwich Village folk music scene of the 1960s – and bring your dulcimer! Ralph Lee Smith was there and saw it all. He was the only dulcimer player in the Village’s old-timey string bands during the Folk Revival’s glory days. A fascinating text and rare photographs bring you to Washington Square, the coffeehouses and the music gatherings at the Folklore Center and in Allan Block’s Sandal Shop, where young enthusiasts created a musical revolution. The book contains a selection of the songs and tunes that they played and swapped as they reclaimed a lost American heritage. If you can’t play old tunes such as “Finger Ring”, “Dance All Night with a Bottle in Your Hand”, and “Chickens are a-Crowin’”, get this book, light a candle and bring the Greenwich Village folk scene to your home or coffeehouse! Includes dulcimer tab in DAA and DAD, musical notation and guitar chords.

Contents

  • Ain’t That Skippin’ And a-Flyin’
  • Brave Engineer, The
  • Charley’s Neat
  • Chickens Are A-Crowin’
  • Dance All Night With A Bottle In Your Hand
  • Dying Ranger, The
  • East Virginia
  • Finger Ring
  • Georgia Railroad
  • Goin’ Across The Sea
  • Hop High Ladies
  • Johnson Boys
  • Likes Likker Better Than Me
  • Little Moses
  • Pretty Little Turtle Dove
  • Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms
  • Roll On The Ground
  • Run Mountain
  • Single Girl, Married Girl
  • Way Down Town
  • Who’s Going To Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot?

Specs

Product IDCOBS012889155
Composer/Artist/Author Madeline MacNeil & Ralph Lee Smith
Instrumentation Dulcimer Solo
Publisher Bay (Mel) Publications Inc
Publisher Ref No 20317
Language Eng
Media Book
ISBN-100786671769
ISBN-139780786671762
UPC796279095624

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