• Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Days of forty nine [melodic transcription]
    You see before you now a man | The Days of '49
    Melodic song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Hear the nightingales sing [textual transcription]
    One morning, one morning, one morning in May
    Textual song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    California bank robbers [textual transcription]
    The California people are determined to find another band of robbers | So be careful all you rowdies and you rich banker thieves
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The California daddy [textual transcription]
    A story here I wish to tell
    Textual transcription of poem by George Graham. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 2 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The California emigrant [textual and melodic transcriptions]
    Like Argos of the ancient times | Oh California, that's the land for me
    Textual and melodic transcriptions and notes about song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 3 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Californian [textual transcription]
    We've formed and all well manned | The ho! Boys, ho! who to California go
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Days of forty nine [textual transcriptions]
    We are gazing now on old Tom Moore | Oh, here you see old Tom Moore, a relic of by-gone days | We have worked out our claims, we have spent our gold | Fresh laurel--wreaths we bring today | You are looking now on old Tom Moore | And tho' few and old | Oh my heart is filled with the days of yore
    Five textual transcriptions of variants of this song performed by Leon Ponce. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 8 p.
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    Gold Rush songs [textual transcriptions and notes on "Joe Bowers," "Betsy from Pike," "I've just got in across the plains," "When I left the States for gold," "Gold," "Come all ye poor ...
    My name is Joe Bowers | Oh, don't you remember sweet Betsy from Pike | I've just got in across the plains | When I left the States for gold | When the gold fever raged I was doing very well | Come all ye poor men of the north who are working for your lives | Now if you listen to the tale I will tell | Since times are so hard, I'll tell you, my wife | Oh leave ye miners, leave | Oh miners, poor miners, hungry and cold | Don't go there, I pray, stay away if you can
    Textual transcriptions and notes of nine songs from the Gold Rush era in California in the mid-1800s. These include "Joe Bowers," "Betsy from Pike," "I've just got in across the plains," "When I left the States for gold," "Gold," "Come all ye poor men of the north," "The Dreary Black Hills," "The Rolling stone," and a variant of "The Dying Californian," performed by John ...
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Ho for California [textual transcription]
    We've formed our band, and are well manned | Then ho! Brothers ho!
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    I came from Salem City [textual transcription]
    I came from Salem City | Oh California, that's the land for me
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Lousy miner [textual and melodic transcriptions]
    When once we reach the shore, brave boys | It's four long years since I reached this land
    Two textual and one melodic transcriptions of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 3 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    On the banks of the Sacramento [textual transcription]
    On the banks of the Sacramento | Hoodah, to my hoodah
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    So be careful all you rowdies [textual transcriptions]
    In came the shad-bellied Yankee out of breath | So be careful all you rowdies
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 2 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Song of the flume [textual transcription]
    I sought the shore of the sounding sea
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Then blow, bullies, blow [textual transcription]
    Then blow, bullies, blow
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Thus spake the ancient gull [textual transcription]
    I'm a grafter bold as stows my hold
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    California [textual transcription]
    When formed our band, we are all well manned | Then ho, boys ho!
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    I soon shall be in Frisco [textual transcription]
    I soon shall be in Frisco | Oh California, that's the land for me
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Now as we lay off Monterey [textual transcription]
    Now as we lay off Monterey
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Along Come Old Jinnie One Fine Summer Day
    • Contributor: Hurlbert, Jim [?]
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Arizona
    • Contributor: Bryant, Jack
    • Date: 1940-00-00
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Ol' Arkansas
    • Contributor: King Family
    • Date: 1938-00-00
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Backward Song
    • Contributor: Pike, Russ - Pike, Joy
    • Date: 1941-00-00
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Bad Companion
    • Contributor: Mitchell, A. L.
    • Date: 1940-00-00
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Barbara Allen
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Mary
    • Date: 1940-08-05