The People's Song Book

HILLE, Waldemar (ed.)

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Foreword by Alan Lomax, preface by B. A. Botkin. Divided into four sections: songs that helped build America (The Blue tail fly, Go down Moses, John Brown's body, Midnight special, On top of Old Smoky, etc.); world freedom songs (La Marseillaise, Star Spangled Banner, Domovina, Freiheit, etc.); union songs (The Horse with a union label, Picket line Prescilla, The Scabs crawl in, etc); topical-political songs (Jim Crow, Pity the downtrodden landlord, Talking atomic blues, etc.). Guitar chord page at rear.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Boni and Gaer
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1948
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    128 p. 26 cm. Staplebound softcover. Light wear.