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Hootenanny Song Book  ed Albert Gamse 1964 Ashley Publications.     No result via Google

An American book with plenty of British songs in it.  Each song has lyrics (many with just enough to see what the song is about) and chords.  Many are unfindable via Google so use the Contact page if you need anything.  

You can search using these symbols.  

  • D^ - mentions death or dying.   
  • $ -  American  
  • K - Children
  • X^ - Christmas
  • Z^ - of interest to the series on this page  

The full set of symbols and search methods are here.

Acres of Clams   150

America (My Country T’is Of Thee)   7

America, The Beautiful    7

Annie Laurie 7   Z^  S^

A-Roving    98    Z^

Asleep In The Deep   56      

Auld Lang Syne  75  Z^  S^

Aunt Rhody  106   Z^

Aura Lee  99

Away Rio  63

Balm In Gilead 50 

Banana Boat Song   71     Z^  J^              

Barbara Allen  92   Z^  D^

Barnacle Bill 62

Battle Cry Of Freedom  8

Battle Hymn Of The Republic 14

Beautiful Brown Eyes       83

Believe Me If All Those Endearing Charms      83

Beautiful Dreamer 31  Z^

Bell Bottom Trousers     54

Ben Bolt 105

Big Corral, The     23

Big Rock Candy Mountain/ The  125  Z^  

Billyboy   98

Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair  101

Blow The Man Down    53   Z^  M^

Blow Ye Winds Of Morning  149

Blue Bells Of Scotland, The    84   Z^  S^

Blues Ain't Nothin1 But A Good Man Feelin1 Bad 137 

Blue Tail Fly, The (Jimmie Crack Corn) 116   Z^

Boll Weevil Song, The  118   

Brenn An On The Moor   90

Buffalo Gals   78

Buffalo Skinners    26

Bury Me Beneath The Willow 152

Camptown Races  129    Z^

Cape Cod Girls  58

Careless Love  104   Z^

Carry Me Back To Old Virginny  109

C C Rider  136

Chain Gang Blues  130

Cindy  142

Cockles And Mussels  69    Z^  D^

Come, All Ye Fair And Tender Maidens   153

Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming  32

Comin' Thru The Rye  144   Z^  S^

Corinna, Corinna  95

Cotton Mill Blues   136

Cowboy, The  16

Crawdad Song, The  97

Cross Eyed Sue : 27

Darling Corey  134

Darling Nellie Gray  94

Deck The Halls  157

Deep River  42

Delia Gone (One More Round)  86

Depression Blues  139

Dixie 10

Down By The Riverside  40

Down In The Valley  88    Z^

Dreary Black Hills, The  21

Dreary Dreary Life, The  18

Drill, Ye Tarriers / 65

Drunken Sailor, The  57    Z^  M^

Dry Bones   38    Z^

Eddystone Light, The  53

Eight Bells  55

Erie Canal, The 56

Ezekiel Saw The Wheel  44

Farmer In The Dell, The          120   Z^ K^

Father's Whiskers      109

Flow Gently, Sweet Afton       110   

Foggy Foggy Dew, The        163

For He's A Jolly Good Fellow     75   Z^

Forsaken   130

Frankie and Johnny      87   Z^  $

Gay Cavalier, The   80

Gentle Annie  31

Get On Board, Little Children  46

Git Along, Little Dogies    16

Give Me That Old Time Religion  40

Go Down, Moses  ,42

God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen  156   Z^  X^

Goober Peas 8

Good-Bye, My Lover  54

Good-Bye, Old Paint  17

Good-Night, Ladies  77

Go Tell It On The Mountain  49

Grandfather's Clock  107   Z^

Great Round-Up, The  26

Green Grow The Lilacs  99   Z^

Greensleeves  103    Z^

Gypsy Davey  89

Hail To The Chief 5

Hallelujah! I'm A Bum    68

Haul Away, Joe      63

Havah Nagilah      85

Hear Them Bells      50

Heaven Heaven     36

He's Got The Whole World In His Hands  47  Z^

Hey Diddle Diddle     114  Z^  K^

High Barbaree      58

Hill'n Gully Rider        72

Hinky Dinky Parlez-Vous     77   Z^  WW

Hold Him, Joe      74

Home On The Range   17  Z^

Home Sweet Home    106   Z^

House Carpenter, The   131

House Of The Rising Sun, The     135

How Can I Leave Thee?     93

Humpty Dumpty  115    Z^  K^

Hush   Little Baby '13   

I Dream Of Jeanie                              32

I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song)  142  Z^

I Get Blue When The Sun Gets Red  139

I'm A Poor Wayfar'n Stranger  41

Lt Ain't Gonna Rain No More     78  Z^

It's Always Fair Weather  8c

It Came Upon The Midnight Clear  157   Z^  C^

It’s Hard, Aint It Hard?   148

I've Been Working On The Railroad  66   Z^  $

I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago  145

I Wish I Was Single  82

Jack O'Diamonds  25

Jacob's Ladder 49

Jamaica Farewell  70   Z^  J^

Jesse James 18

Jim Wilson  24

Jingle Bells  156   Z^  X^

John  Henry    68   Z^  $

Johnny My Jingalo  147

John Peel   146   Z^

John Riley  97

Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho  35   Z^

Kerry Dance, The    152

La Cucaracha 72

Landlord, Fill The Flowing Bowl  82   Z^

Last Rose Of Summer, The  110

Let-Me Fly  51

Life On The Ocean Wave    57   Z^  M^

L'll Liza Jane       101    Z^

Lincoln And Liberty             9

Listen To The Mocking Bird   102

Little Bitty Baby    37

Little Brown Jug   77    Z^

Loch Lomond  144    Z^  S^

Lonesome Cowboy  25

Lonesome Road, The  46

Long Long Ago

Looby Loo  119   Z^  K^

Lorelei, The  151

Man Smart, Woman Smarter  74

Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo, The 143

Man Without A Woman, A  147

Marching Thru Georgia  14

Mary Ann  "J3

Mary Had A Little Lamb 114   Z^  K^

Maryland, My Maryland 10

Massa's In The Cold, Cold Ground 33

Matilda  71   not Waltzing

Michael Row The Boat Ashore  35   Z^

Midnight Special, The 137    Z^  $

Mulberry Bush, The 115   Z^  K^

My Darling Clementine 93   Z^  D^

My Little Log Cabin  27

My Meerschaum Pipe  59

My Rancho Grande 20

Nancy Lee  55

Napoleon  153

Nelly Was A Lady  28

Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen 43   

0 Christmas Tree  158   Z^  X^

O Come, All Ye Faithful  155   Z^  X^

Oh Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie  20

Oh Dear, What Can The Matter Be?  146  Z^

Oh Mary Don't You Weep  44

Oh! Susanna  29  Z^

Oh! Them Golden Slippers  36

Old Abe Lincoln  9

Old Ark's A-Moverin'  52

Old Black Joe  33

Old Brass Wagon, The  126

Old Chisholm Trail  19

Old Dog Tray  30

Old Folks At Home (Swanee River)  28  Z^

Old Gray Mare, The  122

Old Kentucky Home  30

Old Macdonald   117  Z^  K^ 

Old Mountain Dew  123

Old Oaken Bucket, The  108

Old Soldiers Never Die  15  D^

O Little Town Of Bethlehem  158  Z^  X^

One More River 44

One Of The Roving Kind 60

On Springfield Mountain 91

On Top Of Old Smoky 104   Z^  $  D^

Paper Of Pins    100

Peanut Song, The  79

Pick A Bale Of Cotton  127   Z^

Polly Wolly Doodle  151   Z^  $

Poor Boy  105

Pop Goes The Weasel  120   Z^

Poppy, The  84

Putting On The Style  133  Z^  

Railroad Bill     140

Raise A Ruckus To-Night  134

Red River Valley  23

Red, White And Blue, The   12

Reuben And Rachel  141

Ring, Ring The Banjo  34

Rock-A My Soul  50   Z^  $

Rocked In The Cradle Of The Deep 59

Rock Island Line, The  129  Z^

Rock Me Around To-Night V 128

'Round Her Neck She Wears A Yellow Ribbon  149

Round Up In The Spring  21

Roving Gambler, The  95

Sailor's Hornpipe  61

Sailor Loves His Bottle, A 62

Same Lord, The  48

Schoharie 82

She'll Be Comin' 'Round The Mountain  117   Z^

Shenandoah  64   Z^  

Ship That Never Returned, The  60

Shortnin' Bread  52

Shorty George 138

Silent Night  155   Z^  X^

Silver Dagger, The  150

Silver Threads Among The Gold  113

Sing A Song Of Sixpence  114   Z^  K^

Sippin' Cider Thru A Straw  79

Sixteen Tons  67   Z^  $

Skip To My Lou  119   Z^  

Sly Mongoose   73

Solomon Levi           80

Some Folks do 34   Z^

Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child  45

Song Of The Volga Boatmen               69

So Sweet, So Innocent  148

Sourwood Mountain                        122

Sow Song  124

Stag O'lee   88

Standing In The Need Of Prayer  45

Star Spangled Banner                   6

Streets Of Laredo    22

Sweet And Low  Ill

Sweet Betsy From Pike    112  Z^

Sweet Genevieve  102

Sweet Mama Tree Top Tall  140

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot  43   Z^  pos D^

Take It Easy Boy (The Talking Blues)  131

Tenting To-Night On The Old Camp Ground  11

Texan's Farewell, A  22

That's Where My Money Goes   100

There's A Tavern In The Town       76   Z^

They're Laying Eggs Now     126

This Old Man       152   Z^  K^

This Train       49

Those Johnson Boys            143

Three Blind Mice      115   Z^  K^

Tom Dooley         87  Z^  D^

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp     12

Trouble In Mind     135

Turkey In The Straw   121

Twelve Days Of Christmas, The    154  Z^  X^

Twinkle, Little Star  114

Utah Carrqll  24

Vidalita    94

Viva La Compagnie  78

Wabash Cannonball  129

Walkin' In The Rain  138

Walk In Jerusalem  51

Wanderin'    136

Watermelon Song, The   127

Way Down Yonder In The Cornfield  120

Wee Cooper Of Fife, The  141    Z^  S^

Were You There?  47

When Johnny Comes Marching Home  11   Z^

When The Saints Go Marching In  41   Z^

When You And I Were Young, Maggie  Jjl

Where Has My Little Dog Gone?  115

Who Will Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot?  95

Worried man Blues 130   Z^

Wraggle Taggle Gypsies 39

Yankee Doodle  \ 3

Yellow Rose Of Texas  J 9

Yodeler's Lullaby  J 07

Young^Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn, The  121

Careless Love Blues (Louis Armstrong & Bessie Smith, 1925) here



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