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FOLK COLLECTION 4

The Austin and Alta Fife Fieldwork Collection

No. 2: The Fife American Collection

Vol. 44: Extracts From Robert W. Gordon Collection at the University of Oregon


Index of Song Titles

(Listed Alphabetically by Title)

    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    Alknomook
No. 198
    Along the Old Frontier
No. 133
    Australia Bound
No. 176
    Banks of the Ohio
No. 65
    Banks of the Sacramento, The
No. 67
    Betsy Baker
No. 3
    Billy Roy
No. 196
    Billy the Kid
No. 130
    Billy Venero
No. 196
    Blizzard Bound
No. 122
    Blood on the Saddle
No. 154
    Boaster, The
Nos. 43, 48, 75, 187, 196
    Boastful Bill
No. 124
    Border Affair
No. 144
    Boston Burglar, The
Nos. 65, 179
    Bound to Follow the Longhorns
No. 111
    Brass Town Valley
No. 100
    Brian O'Lynn
No. 156
    Brigham Young Song
No. 142
    Buffalo Gals
Nos. 17-18, 42
    Buffalo Skinners
No. 143
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    C. and O. Wreck, The
Nos. 102, 139, 192, 194
    California Emigrant, The
No. 39
    Casey Jones
Nos. 70, 138, 146, 151-152
    Charlie Rutledge
No. 196
    Chase the Buffalo
No. 24
    Chisholm Trail, The
No. 106
    Christopher Columbo
No. 76
    Colt's Lament, The
No. 116
    Connecticut
No. 5
    Convict Song
No. 93
    Cowboy
No. 129
    Cowboy, The
No. 108
    Cowboy's Lament, The
No. 196
    Cowboy's Life
Nos. 61, 171, 185
    Coyote, The
No. 114
    Curse, A
No. 72
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    "D 2" Horse Wrangler
No. 40
    Days of '49, The
Nos. 27, 29
    Dead March in Saul
No. 41
    Dreary Black Hills
No. 29
    Dying Californian
No. 149
    Dying Cowboy, The
Nos. 41, 90, 196
    Dying Ranger, The
Nos. 32-33, 41, 196
    Dying Shellback, The
No. 67
    Epitaph
Nos. 23, 190
    Erie Canal, The
No. 66
    F.F.V., The
Nos. 102, 139, 192, 194-195
    Fair Charlotte
No. 65
    Gallows Song: My Name It is Sam Hall
No. 198
    Gambler, The
No. 150
    Gambling Man
No. 71
    Georgie Allen
Nos. 102, 139, 192, 194
    Girl I Left Behind Me, The
Nos. 7, 9, 22, 59-60, 109
    Git Along Little Dogies
No. 110
    Glory Trail
No. 144
    Graces
Nos. 51, 191
    Grit
No. 134
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    Had a Little Fight in Mexico
No. 157
    Hallelujah! I'm a Bum
No. 52
    Hat Me Father Wore, The
No. 29
    High Mettled Racer
No. 49
    Hobo Song
Nos. 53, 78, 81, 87
    Home on the Range
No. 162
    Horse (Hoss) Wrangler
No. 107
    Houston, John Houston
Nos. 145, 169
    I'm Sitting on the Stile, Mary
No. 44
    I Bent My Gun in a Circle
No. 185
    I Ride An Old Paint
No. 198
    Idaho
No. 65
    Idaho Ball
No. 137
    In Kansas
No. 11
    Isle of Mowee, The
No. 180
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    Jack O'Diamonds
No. 30
    Jesse James
Nos. 63-64, 95, 97-98, 103, 155
    Johnny Cake
No. 164
    Jolly Cowboy, The
No. 111
    Jones and Plummer Trail
No. 33
    Lady Leroy
No. 196
    Lament of the Irish Gold Hunter
No. 44
    Lamentation of James Rodgers, The
No. 62
    Lay Up Nearer, Brother
No. 149
    Lines Composed on The Death of Three Men,
    Killed on the Cochecho Rail-Road, New Hampshire
Nos. 13, 45
    Little Black Bull, The
Nos. 145, 169
    Little Crow
No. 24
    Little Mohee
No. 174
    Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane
No. 198
    Little Red Caboose Behind the Train, The
Nos. 68, 82
    Lone Prospector of the Snows, The
No. 126
    Lumber Jill, The
No. 117
    Lumberman's Life, A
Nos. 171, 185
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    Maid of the Pontchartrain, The
No. 161
    Michigan Song
No. 5
    Montana
No. 125
    New Railroad Line
No. 101
    New River Shore
No. 25
    New River Train, The
No. 91
    Ninety-Nine Blue Bottles Hanging on the Wall
No. 148
    Nobody's Business But My Own
No. 68
    Ocean Buried, The
No. 188
    Oh California
Nos. 14, 29, 39, 47
    Oh, Susannah (Parody of)
Nos. 14, 36, 39, 47
    Oklahoma
No. 128
    Old Chisholm Trail, The
No. 196
    Old Cow, The
No. 196
    Old Frontier, The
No. 123
    Old Ninety Seven
Nos. 80, 105, 198
    Old Paint
No. 198
    Old Reuben
No. 88
    Old Sod Shanty on the Claim, The
No. 168
    On the Arizona Line
No. 112
    On the Charley So Long
No. 193
    On the Lakes of Pontchartrain
No. 160
    On the Road to California
No. 142
    On the Trail From a Puntcher Point of View
No. 170
    On the Trail to Santa Fe
No. 113
    Ora Range
No. 196
    Over There
No. 11
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    Pinto Jack
No. 115
    Plainsman's Creed, The
No. 127
    Plantation Chant, A
No. 28
    Pretty Fair Maid
No. 183
    Prisoner's Song
No. 96
    Puncher With a Punch, A
No. 135
    Puncher's Pal, A
No. 119
    Railroad Bill
No. 198
    Railroad Blues
No. 84
    Railroad Boy, A
No. 186
    Railroad Corral, the
No. 106
    Ranger's Ocean, The
No. 136
    Red River Valley
No. 173
    Returned Californian's Song
No. 14
    Reuben
No. 84
    Ride of Billy Venero, The
No. 196
    Ridin'
No. 121
    Roaring River
No. 49
    Rosalie the Prairie Flower
No. 34
    Rosin The Bow
No. 198
    Roving Gambler
Nos. 83, 85, 94, 144
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    Sam Bass
Nos. 50, 141, 148, 172
    Samuel Hall
Nos. 72, 163, 198
    Santa(y) Anna
Nos. 66, 181
    Shantyman's Life, A
No. 61
    Shooting of An McGrew, The
No. 120
    Silver Jack's Religion
No. 77
    Single Again
No. 175
    Single Girl
Nos. 86, 89
    Son of Alkonomook
No. 198
    Song of the American Volunteer
No. 8
    Square Dances
No. 137
    Streets of Laredo
Nos. 90, 166
    Ten Little Injuns
No. 10
    Texas Cowboy
No. 153
    Texas Ranger, The
Nos. 16, 99
    Theology in Camp
No. 77
    There's Plenty of Room Out West
No. 132
    Trail Blazin' Days
No. 131
    Trail to Long Ago, The
No. 118
    Train 97, the
No. 79
    Trip on the Erie, A
No. 66
    Trip to Birmingham by Railroad
No. 45
    Trip to California, A
No. 12
    Tying Knots in the Devil's Tail
No. 144
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
    Utah Carl
Nos. 106, 196
    Water Tank
No. 159
    Way High Up in the Mongolone Peaks
No. 144
    Way Out in Idaho
Nos. 158, 165, 167
    We're Bound to California
No. 67
    We Are Two Bums
No. 56
    Westward Ho!
No. 6
    When the Work's All Done This Fall
Nos. 108, 196
    Wild Bill Jones
No. 182
    Wild Colonial Boy, The
No. 178
    Wild Cowboy, The
No. 166
    Willy and Mary
No. 177
    Working on the Railroad
No. 28
    Wreck of Catauba River Trestle on the Southern Main Line
No. 147
    Wreck of Old 97
Nos. 79-80
    Wreck of the F.F.V.
No. 139
    Young Companions
No. 62
    Young Girls, Live Single
No. 175
    Zebra Dun
Nos. 134-135
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vol. 44)
  • Unidentified fragments of which the first line is:
      "Adieu to St. Louis, I bid you er-dieu."
No. 20
      "And when we get our pockets full."
No. 38
      "And when we touch the promised land."
No. 38
      "(A) beautiful woman is shorely a moon."
No. 31
      "(The) Buffalo bull fell down the hill, Ho, ho, O, hio!"
No. 15
      "Come all you fair and tender ladies."
No. 184
      "Come all you tender Christians of high and low degree."
No. 13
      "Come every good man / Who possibly can."
No. 35
      "Great western waste of bottom land."
No. 46
      "Hurrah for California! the greatest place in all creation."
No. 37
      "I fell down in th' gutter."
No. 144
      "I went down to that Billy Goat's house."
No. 57
      "I went to Californy / To trade on furs and other skins."
No. 104
      "I'll grasp the loud thunder / And with lightning I'll play."
No. 48
      "Jesus, Saviour of My Soul / Hang me on a telegraph pole."
No. 73
      "My horse is at the door / And the enemy I soon may see."
No. 26
      "My name it is Jack Hall, Jack Hall."
No. 163
      "My native home is Georgia / I've been in Tennessee."
No. 69
      "My parents loved my tenderlie, they had no child but me."
No. 68
      "No tengo tobacco."
No. 196
      "Now the timber was thick / And it stood all around."
No. 185
      "Oh! Aaron Burr, what have you done?"
No. 190
      "O-o-oh, if you don't believe I'm gone."
No. 87
      "Oh, lady, won't you be so kind."
No. 56
      "Oh, ridin' on the rattlers, a-ridin' all the day."
No. 55
      "Oh, th' club had a meetin' last night -- hic -- love."
No. 144
      "Old Brigham he had sixty wives."
No. 140
      "O the next team in was the push's team."
No. 185
      "Say Mejicana, De este pais."
No. 58
      "She's my darling, she's my daisy / For she's humpbacked and she's crazy."
No. 74
      "Then there's old Vermount, well, what d' you think of that?"
No. 4
      "There's numerous ways of getting there."
No. 38
      "They called him the 'King of the Hoboes.'"
No. 54
      "They fit and fit / And gouged and bit."
No. 43
      "Took me in the stable and he read me out a rule."
No. 92
      "(The) winds roared and the rain fell."
No. 2
      "'Tis said that gold is found untold."
No. 36
      "Ye sons of freedom who would shine."
No. 38
      "You're young, you're young, you're handsome and tender."
No. 49



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