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Title The Gold Rush song book : comprising a group of twenty-five authentic ballads as they were sung by the men who dug for gold in California during the period of the great Gold Rush of 1849 / compiled by Eleanora Black and Sidney Robertson with music.

Imprint San Francisco, California : The Colt Press, 1940.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Reference Songbook    784.3 GOLD GRS    Available
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 782.43 G618    Available
Description ix, 55 pages of music : illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm.
Note Unaccompanied melodies.
Contents An honest miner -- A ripping trip -- Arrival of the greenhorn -- California ball -- California bank robbers -- California bloomer -- California stage company -- Coming around the Horn -- Crossing the Plains -- Days of forty-nine -- He's the man for me -- Hog-eye man -- Humbug steamship companies -- I often think of writing home -- Joe Bowers -- Life in California -- Lousy miner -- Prospecting dream -- Sacramento gals -- Seeing the elephant -- Sweet Betsey from Pike -- The gambler -- The unhappy miner -- What was your name in the States? -- When I went off to prospect.
Subject Ballads, English -- California.
Folk songs, English -- California.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Songs and music.
Added Author Black, Eleanora.
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995.

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