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FOLK COLLECTION 4

The Austin and Alta Fife Fieldwork Collection

No. 2: The Fife American Collection

Vols. 45-46: Extracts From Robert W. Gordon Collection


Index of Song Titles

(Listed Alphabetically by Title)

    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Adelita
No. 2214
    After the Round-Up is Over
No. 1795
    Arkansaw
Nos. 1733, 1949
    Backward, Turn Backward
No. 2546
    Banks of the Arkansas
No. 1789
    Banks of the Sacramento
Nos. 1401, 2589
    Beulah Land
No. 1575
    Bill Roy
No. 2116
    Black Velvet Band, The
No. 1520
    Blue Velvet Band, The
Nos. 341, 1238, 1520
    Boaster, The
Nos. 448, 653, 1856
    Bold Jack Donohue
Nos. 733, 1805, 3012
    Bonnie
No. 1541
    Bonnie
No. 1541
    Bonny Black Bess
Nos. 524, 543, 844
    Bowlegged Ike
No. 376
    Boy Who Went West, The
Nos. 1801, 2710
    Bright Sherman Valley, The
No. 3776
    Broncho Buster, The
No. 2531
    Bucking Broncho
No. 591
    Buffalo, The
No. 1277
    Buffalo Gals
No. 1844
    Buffalo Skinners
No. 685
    Buffalo Song
Nos. 693, 3782
    Bum Song
Nos. 2675, 2593
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    California Brothers
No. 863
    California Joe
Nos. 632, 2651
    California Song, The
No. 2397
    Casey Jones (Parody on)
Nos. 258, 363
    Charlie Rutledge
No. 2678
    Charlie's Last Ride
No. 312
    Chisholm Trail
Nos. 805, 847, 864, 869, 889, 1214, 1720, 2101, 2189,
2678, 3188, 3382, 3427, 3430, 3752
    Chisolm Trail
No. 2678
    City Cowboy, The
No. 982
    Cole Younger and James Outlaws
Nos. 1091, 3756
    Colorado Home
No. 80
    Colorado Jones
No. 3006
    Coon Can
No. 1720
    Cow-Punchin'
Nos. 849, 1137
    Cowboy, The
Nos. 847, 929
    Cowboy Jack
No. 1706
    Cowboy's Dream, The
Nos. 1541, 1575, 1720
    Cowboy's Home Sweet Home
Nos. 1070, 1189
    Cowboy's Lament
Nos. 12, 188, 569, 929, 932, 1082, 1125, 1209, 1417,
1466a, 1572, 1659, 2620, 2626, 3756
    Cowboy's Meditation
No. 818
    Cowboy's Prayer
No. 318
    Cowboys Return, The
No. 2546
    Cowboy's Thoughts, The
No. 189
    Cumberland Gap
No. 3552
    Curly Joe
No. 847
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    David Crockett
No. 2424
    Days of '49, The
Nos. 647, 919, 1066, 1139, 1174, 2786
    Dick Turpin
Nos. 524, 546
    Dogies, The
No. 183
    Down In Arizona
No. 1686
    Dreary Black Hills, The
Nos. 181, 646, 1046, 1653, 3011, 3758
    Dying Californian, The
Nos. 141, 863, 930, 1735, 2625, 3012, 3250
    Dying Cowboy, The
Nos. 188, 806, 818, 932, 1209, 1417, 2614, 3069, 3113
    Dying Hobo, The
No. 97
    Dying Ranger, The
Nos. 453, 591, 875, 1209
    Dying Shellback, The
No. 67
    Dying Stockman, The
No. 703
    End of the Trail
No. 183
    Fair Lady of the Plains, The
Nos. 1242, 3778
    Fair Maid of the Plains, The
Nos. 1242, 3778
    Farmer's Boy, The
Nos. 730, 971
    Floella
No. 3046
    Forella
No. 433
    Further West
No. 869
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Game Bill Ran, The
No. 2672
    Government Claim
No. 2733
    Grass of Uncle Sam, The
Nos. 376, 2101
    Haunted Falls
No. 1581
    Hell in Texas
Nos. 876, 2637
    Hobo Song
No. 1720
    Hoboes' Convention, The
No. 2695
    Home in the West, A
Nos. 96, 107
    Home on the Range, A
Nos. 49, 80, 96, 107, 128
    I Want to Be a Cowboy
No. 1079
    In British Columbia O
No. 1572
    Jack Donahue
Nos. 1032, 1805, 2431
    Jail Song
Nos. 1720, 1789
    Jesse James
Nos. 326, 433, 442, 1105, 1691, 3037, 3214, 3217, 3230, 3245,
3301, 3382, 3427, 3434, 3445, 3706, 3855
    Joe Bowers
Nos. 186, 650, 785, 1584, 2786, 3187
    Johnny Cake
No. 3431
    Juanita
No. 1132
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Lament, The
No. 3756
    Last Round-Up, The
No. 845
    Lay of the Lost Airman, The
No. 97
    Liars
No. 1728
    Limerick Town
No. 2101
    Little Old sod Shanty on the Claim, The
Nos. 83, 539, 3235
    Lone Prairie, The
No. 363
    Lone Star, The
No. 183
    Long Road West, The
No. 2609
    Massacre of the White Lady, The
No. 1581
    Mississippi Gals
No. 3431
    Mormon Coon, The
No. 281
    Mrs. Casey Jones
No. 258
    My Blue Velvet Band
No. 1238
    My Little Old Log Cabin on a Plain
No. 3223
    My Little Old Sod Shanty on the Plain
No. 3223
    My Own Black Bess
No. 644
    My Partner's Horse
Nos. 1021, 1557
    My Wild Colonial Boy
No. 1173
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Nebraska Land
No. 1575
    New River Shore, The
No. 1801
    Ocean Burial
No. 2733
    O Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
Nos. 119, 363, 806, 818, 1209, 1704, 3069, 3113
    Oh California
No. 186
    Oh I'm a Jolly Cowboy
No. 1360
    Oh Susanna
No. 186
    Old Chisholm Trail
Nos. 847, 864, 889, 2101, 2189, 3188, 3382, 3427, 3430, 3752
    Old Paint
Nos. 869, 1539
    Old Sod Shanty on the Claim
No. 3235
    Old Time Gambler's Song
No. 1720
    Old Time Religion
No. 3756
    On the Banks of the Rio Grande
No. 2451
    On the Trail From a Puntcher Point of View
No. 455
    Ora Range
No. 2443
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Pilots Song, The
No. 535
    Poor Billy Doyle
No. 1070
    Poor Lonesome Cowboy
No. 3756
    Quantral's Raid
Nos. 321, 359
    Rambling Gambler
No. 2779
    Red River Shore
No. 1802
    Red River Valley
Nos. 432, 1659, 1683, 2343, 2355, 2383, 2385, 2391,
2394, 2399, 2416, 2418, 2420, 2436, 2490, 2496, 2506,
2660, 2708, 2776, 3021, 3133, 3258, 3334, 3776, 3779
    Roaming Gambler, The
No. 145
    Root Hog or Die
Nos. 135, 2418, 2662
    Roving Cowboy
No. 1070
    Roving Gambler
Nos. 3028, 3053, 3481
    Rye Whiskey
No. 1789
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Sacramento
No. 2589
    Sad Cowboy's Lament, A
No. 1021
    Saddened Rover, The
No. 1070
    Sam Bass
Nos. 120, 180, 312, 536, 934
    San Antonio
Nos. 292, 1361, 1663
    Scout's Lament
No. 3431
    Shenandoah
No. 193
    Sheriff of Uben, The
No. 146
    Silver Jack's Religion
No. 3821
    Sioux Indians
Nos. 80, 1087, 1168, 1527
    Snagtooth Sal
Nos. 674-675
    Song of the Border
No. 876
    Song of the Immigrant Trail
No. 1527
    Song of the Red River Valley, The
No. 2776
    Soy Pobre Vaquero
No. 3756
    Square Dance Calls
No. 1789
    St. James Infirmary
No. 1720
    Starving to Death on My Government Claim
No. 881
    State of Arkansaw
Nos. 1733, 1949
    Streets of Laredo
Nos. 139, 188
    Sweet Betsy From Pike
Nos. 186, 248, 360, 717
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Ten Thousand Cattle
No. 3756
    Tenderfoot, The
Nos. 884, 982, 1036, 1137
    Texas Cowboy, The
No. 1640
    Texas Jack
Nos. 1689, 2724
    Texas Ranger, The
Nos. 122, 197, 316, 453, 592, 1178, 1185, 1209,
1795, 2558, 2647, 3010
    That Dirty Little Coward
No. 326
    Theology in Camp
No. 3821
    To an Old Corral
No. 1566
    To Your Old Friends
No. 585
    Tommy Atkins
No. 753
    Trail-Drivers Song, The
No. 1178
    Trail To Mexico
Nos. 877, 1786
    Tying Knots in the Devil's Tail
No. 798
    U-Bar Herd, The
No. 864
    Unexpurgated Cowman, The
No. 163
    Utah Cal
No. 2323
    Utah Carl
Nos. 890, 945, 1005
    Utah Carroll
Nos. 312, 1795, 2323, 3113
    Collection Item Title
Page Number (Folk Coll 4, No. 2, Vols. 45-46)
    Wandering Jack
No. 2724
    Water Tank
Nos. 97, 1720
    Way Out in Idaho
Nos. 419, 2716
    We Are Three Bums
No. 2547
    When I Was Single
No. 3237
    When the Work's All Done This Fall
Nos. 312, 644, 1795, 2614
    Whore's Lament, The
No. 1670
    Wild and Woolly
No. 1856
    Wild Bill Jones
Nos. 3052-3053, 3255
    Wild Colonial Boy, The
No. 1173
    Young Cowboy
No. 1659
    Yukon Tommy Atkins
No. 753
    Zebra Dun
No. 577
  • Unidentified fragments of which the first line is:
      "I'm a broken down man without credit or cash."
No. 2593
      "If I'd a listened to my mama."
No. 1789
      "My native home is Georgia."
No. 2779
      "Oh Mother, dear Mother, oh what have you done."
No. 241
      "'Twas on a Monday morning, in eighteen fifty-five."
No. 1542
      "When I was a maverick running free."
No. 2101
      "Where the prairie winds are blowing."
No. 2062



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