The James Madison Carpenter Collection Online Catalogue


Photo of Brechin Castle, Brechin, Angus, Scotland

Brechin Castle, Brechin, Angus, Scotland
The James Madison Carpenter Collection, Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress,
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Bibliography of Publications Relating to the James Madison Carpenter Collection

Bibliography of Works Cited within the Collection

Bibliography of Publications Relating to the James Madison Carpenter Collection

Primary publications by J. M. Carpenter

‘Chanteys that “Blow the Man Down”’. New York Times Magazine, 26 July 1931, pp. 10, 15.

‘Chanteys in the Age of Sail’. New York Times Magazine, 30 October 1938, p. 6.

‘Forecastle Songs and Chanties’. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Harvard University, 1929.

Introduction. Folk Songs of Old New England. Ed. Eloise Hubbard Linscott. New York: Macmillan, 1939; 2nd edn, Hamden, CN: Archon Books, 1962, pp. ix–xv.

‘Life before the Mast: A Chantey Log’. New York Times Magazine, 19 July 1931, pp. 14–15.

‘Lusty Chanteys from Long-Dead Ships’. New York Times Magazine, 12 July 1931, pp. 12–13, 23.

‘Two Versions of a Hard-Luck Story’. North Carolina Folklore, 2 (1954), 16–17.

Secondary publications relating to J. M. Carpenter and the Carpenter Collection

Atkinson, David. ‘The Child Ballads from England and Wales in the James Madison Carpenter Collection’. Folk Music Journal, 7 (1998), 434–49.

——. ‘“Editing Carpenter, Conceptualizing Folk Song Collections’. Forthcoming in BASIS 2 (Trier: WVT, 2006).

——. ‘“The Two Sisters”: The International Ballad and a Version from the Carpenter Collection’. Visions and Identities. Ed. Eyðun Andreeassen. Tórshavn: Tungulist [1996], pp. 61–72.

Bishop, Julia C. ‘The Ballad Tunes in the Carpenter Collection’. Folk Music Journal 7 (1998), 450–70.

——. ‘Bell Duncan: “The greatest ballad singer of all time”?’. Folksong: Tradition, Revival and Re-creation. Ed. Ian Russell and David Atkinson. Occasional Publications, 3. Aberdeen: Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, 2004, pp. 393-421.

——. ‘“Dr Carpenter from the Harvard College in America”: An Introduction to James Madison Carpenter and his Folklore Collection’. Folk Music Journal 7 (1998), 402–20.

——. ‘“Grouping, Grawping and Groping towards a Critical Edition of the James Madison Carpenter Collection of Traditional Song and Drama´┐Ż. Leeds: University of Leeds, 2005.

——. ‘“The most valuable collection of Child ballads with tunes ever published”: The Unfinished Work of James Madison Carpenter’. Ballads into Books: The Legacies of Francis James Child. Ed. Tom Cheesman and Sigrid Rieuwerts. Bern: Peter Lang, 1997, pp. 81–94.

——. ‘Note on Referencing the James Madison Carpenter Collection’. Folk Music Journal, 7 (1998): 400–01.

——. ‘“The White Fisher”: An Illegitimate Child Ballad from Aberdeenshire’. The Flowering Thorn: International Ballad Studies Ed. Thomas A. McKean. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2003., pp. 218-44.

Bradtke, Elaine. ‘Sam Bennett and the Ilmington Tradition: New Evidence from the James Madison Carpenter Collection Cylinders´┐Ż. The Morris Dancer, forthcoming in 2006.

Cass, Eddie. ‘J. M. Carpenter, Ethel Rudkin and the Plough Plays of Lincolnshire’. Folk Life, 41 (2003), 96-112.

Jabbour, Alan. ‘The James Madison Carpenter Collection’. Folk Music Journal, 7 (1998), 399–400.

Melville, Annette, comp. ‘James Madison Carpenter Collection’. Special Collections in the Library of Congress: A Selective Guide. Washington: Library of Congress, 1980, p. 57.

Olson, Ian A. ‘The Dreadful Death of the Bonny Earl of Murray: Clues from the Carpenter Song Collection’. Folk Music Journal, 7 (1997), 281–310.

——. ‘Scottish Song and Tune in the James Madison Carpenter Collection’. Folk Music Journal, 7 (1998), 421–33.

Palmer, Roy. ‘Cruising with Carpenter’. English Dance & Song, 42/2 (1985), 14–16.

——. ‘The Carpenter Collection’. Folk Music Journal, 5 (1989), 620–23.

Roud, Steve, and Paul Smith. ‘James Madison Carpenter and the Mummers’ Play’. Folk Music Journal, 7 (1998), 496–513.

Walser, Robert Young. ‘Herding Folksongs’. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. Ed. in Joshua D. Reiss and Geraint A. Wiggins. London: Queen Mary, University of London, 2005, pp. 676-79.

——. ‘“Here We Come Home in a Leaky Ship!”’ The Shanty Collection of James Madison Carpenter’. Folk Music Journal, 7 (1998), 471–95.

Bibliography of Works Cited within the Collection

A listing of manuscript and printed sources used by Carpenter, according to his own citations. Carpenter’s bibliographic citations are frequently imprecise, incomplete, inaccurate, and/or misleading. In addition, it is not always possible to discern which editions of various works he used. Certain works noted by Carpenter have not, to date, been identified and these are listed as cited by Carpenter; a few items cannot at present be identified.


* item currently unidentified and listed as cited by Carpenter

** edition used by Carpenter unknown


Alsom[?] MS

Anonymous MS [at p. 07682]

Phyllis Berryman MS

Cruickshank MS [Manuscript written down by an aunt of Miss J. Cruickshank from the dictation of an old woman; the aunt had died some forty years previously (pp. 05561-05565, 07463-07465)]

Duncan MSS

Enys MS [Unascribed ‘old handwritten MS at Enys, near Penryn’ (pp. 01033-01034)]

G. F. Duncan MS (1886)

‘Old handwritten copies’ [texts from William Mathieson (pp. 05697-05698, 07583-07585)]

Jackson Rutherford MS

Jim Thomas MS

W. D. Watson MS


Broadside collections

Bagford Ballads

Douce Ballads

Broadside printers

Bebbington, Manchester

Chapman, Bristol

Ferguson, Paternoster Row

Forth, Pocklington

Harkness, Preston

Keys, Devonport

Pratt, Birmingham

Ryle, Seven Dials

Sanderson, Edinburgh

Sefton, Worcester

Such, London


Aberdeen Press and Journal

The Antiquary

Banffshire Journal

Berrow’s Worcester Journal

Birmingham Daily Mail

Boston Eve[ning Transcript?]

Boston Globe (Boston Sunday Globe)

Boston Post

Buchan Observer

Daily Telegraph

Evesham Journal and Four Shires Advertiser

Halifax Courier and Guardian

Harper’s Magazine

Harvard Crimson

Huntly Express

Journal of American Folklore

Journal of the English Folk Dance Society

Journal of the Folk-Song Society

Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall

Nautical Magazine

Notes and Queries

Old Cornwall Magazine

Oxford Mail

Oxford Times

People’s Journal

The Shamrock

Stratford on Avon Herald

Sunday Dispatch

West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser

Western Morning News

Yorkshire Post

Books, articles, and other items

Adams, Robert C. On Board the ‘Rocket’. Boston: Lothrop, [1879].

Ancient Carols. Booklet No. 1. 2nd edn. Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1906.

Ashton, John. Modern Street Ballads. London: Chatto & Windus, 1888.

Balch, E. E. ‘In a Wiltshire Village’, The Antiquary, 44 (1908), 379–82.

Balfour, Alexander. Contemplations, with Other Poems. Edinburgh, 1820.

Baring Gould, Sabine. English Minstrelsie: A National Monument of English Song. Arranged by H. Fleetwood Sheppard, F. W. Bussell, and W. H. Hopkinson. Edinburgh: T. C. & E. C. Jack, 1895–99.

Baring Gould, S., H. Fleetwood Sheppard, and F. W. Bussell. Songs of the West: Folk Songs of Devon & Cornwall Collected from the Mouths of the People. New edn under the musical editorship of Cecil J. Sharp. [3rd edn]. London: Methuen, [1905].

Barry, Phillips, Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, and Mary Winslow Smyth. British Ballads from Maine: The Development of Popular Songs, With Texts and Airs. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929.

Baskervill, Charles Read. ‘Mummers Wooing Plays in England’. Modern Philology, 21 (1924), 225–72.

Belcher, Ernest. Rambles Among the Cotswolds. Evesham: W. & H. Smith, 1892.

Bell, Robert, ed. Ancient Poems, Ballads and Songs of the Peasantry of England. London: John W. Parker, 1857.

Bett, Henry. Nursery Rhymes and Tales: Their Origin and History. London: Methuen, 1924.

Blegen, Theodore C., and Martin B. Ruud, eds. Norwegian Emigrant Songs and Ballads. London: Oxford University Press; Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, [1936].

Bloom, Harvey. Folk Lore, Old Customs and Superstitions in Shakespeare Land. London: Mitchell Hughes and Clarke, [1930].

Briggs, Lloyd Vernon. Around Cape Horn to Honolulu on the Bark ‘Amy Turner’, 1880. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1926.

Broadwood, Lucy E., and J. A. Fuller Maitland, eds. English County Songs. London: Leadenhall Press; J. B. Cramer; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1893.

Bruce, J. Collingwood, and John Stokoe, eds. Northumbrian Minstrelsy: A Collection of the Ballads, Melodies, and Small-Pipe Tunes of Northumbria. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1882.

Buchan, Peter. Gleanings of Scotch, English and Irish Scarce Old Ballads. Peterhead: P. Buchan, 1825.

Bullen, Frank T., and W. F. Arnold. Songs of Sea Labor (Chanties). London: Orpheus Music Publishing Company, 1914.

Burnett, George. A Book of Border Verse. London: Blackie, 1926.

Burns, Robert. The Merry Muses: A Choice Collection of Favourite Songs Gathered from Many Sources. [London?]: privately printed, 1827.

Burns, Robert. The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns. Ed. James Kinsley. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1968

Burns, Robert. The Poetical Works of Robert Burns. Ed. W. M. Rossetti. London: Ward, Lock, 1912.

Campbell, Olive Dame, and Cecil J. Sharp. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians. New York: Putnam, 1917.

[Chambers, Robert]. Popular Rhymes of Scotland. Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1841. [Various other editions]

Chappell, William. Old English Popular Music. New edn. 2 vols. London: Chappell, 1893.

Child, Francis James, ed. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. 5 vols. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1882–98.

Christie, W., ed. Traditional Ballad Airs, Arranged and Harmonised for the Pianoforte and Harmonium, from Copies Procured in the Counties of Aberdeen, Banff, and Moray. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas / David Douglas, 1876–81.

Collection of Loyal Songs, Poems, &c., A. Edinburgh: Fleming, 1750.

Colston, James. The Town and Port of Leith: Its Historical Connection with the City of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: printed for the Magistrates and Town Council, 1892.

Courtney, A. M. Cornish Feasts and Folk-Lore, Revised and Reprinted from the Folk-Lore Society Journals, 1886–87. Penzance: Beare and Son, 1890.

Cox, John Harrington, ed. Folk-Songs of the South. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Crofton, Rev. A., and C. W. Buck. The Old Play of St George; The Ancient Mystery Play “St George”. Settle: J. W. Lambert, 1894.

Davis, Arthur Kyle, Jr, ed. Traditional Ballads of Virginia. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1929.

Dearmer, Percy, and Martin Shaw. Song Time: A Book of Rhymes, Songs, Games, Hymns, and Other Music for All Occasions in a Child’s Life. London: Curwen, [1915].

Dexter, T. F. G. Fire Worship in Britain. London: Watts, 1931.

Dixon, James Henry, ed. Ancient Poems, Ballads, and Songs of the Peasantry of England. Publications of the Percy Society, Vol. XVII. London: Percy Society, 1846.

Douglas, Sir George. Diversions of a Country Gentleman. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1902.

Dun, Finlay, and John Thomson. The Vocal Melodies of Scotland. Rev. edn. Edinburgh: Paterson, [1880?]. [Various earlier editions]**

Dunstan, Ralph. The Cornish Song Book (Lyver Canow Kernewek). London, Reid Bros, 1929.

Dunstan, Ralph. The Second Book of Christmas Carols. London: Reid Bros, 1925.

D’Urfey, T. Wit and Mirth; or, Pills to Purge Melancholy; Being a Collection of the Best Merry Ballads and Songs, Old and New. London: W. Pearson for J. Tonson, 1719–20.

Eckenstein, Lina. Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes. London: Duckworth, 1906.

Ethiopian Melodies or White’s Serenaders, as Sung by Them at their Concerts. New York: Firth, Pond, 1851.

Ewing, Juliana H. The Peace Egg and a Christmas Mumming Play. London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, [1887].

Eyre-Todd, George, ed. Ancient Scots Ballads, with the Traditional Airs to Which They Were Wont to Be Sung. London: Bayley & Ferguson, [1895].

Fieldhouse, W. J., Thomas May, and Frederick C. Wellstood. A Romano-British Industrial Settlement near Tiddington, Stratford-upon-Avon. Birmingham: Rodway, 1931.

Fife, Austin E., and Alta S., ed.Cowboy and Western Songs.

Ford, Robert, ed. Vagabond Songs and Ballads of Scotland. New edn. Paisley: A. Gardner, 1904.

Foster, Myles B., ed. The Songs of Scotland. Vol. 2. London: Boosey, [1894]. [Vol. 1 ed. J. Pittman and C. Brown, 1877]

Fox, Charley. C. F.’s Ethiopian Songster. Compiled and Arranged by E. B. Christy. New York, [1858].

Gibbs, Joseph Arthur. A Cotswold Village; or, Country Life and Pursuits in Gloucestershire. London: John Murray, 1898; 2nd edn 1899; 3rd edn 1909.

Gilbert, Davies. Some Ancient Christmas Carols. 2nd edn. London: John Nichols, 1823.

Gilchrist, Anne G. ‘Th’ Owd Lass of Coverdill’, Journal of the English Folk Dance Society, 2nd series, 2 (1928), 31–3.

Giles, J. A. History of the Parish and Town of Bampton. [Bampton]: privately printed, 1848.

Gloucester Memorial Book.*

Gomme, Alice Bertha. Games for Parlour and Playground. London: George Bell, 1898.

Graham, P. Anderson. All the Year with Nature. London: Smith, Elder, 1893.

Greenleaf, Elisabeth Bristol, ed. Ballads and Sea Songs of Newfoundland. Music recorded by Grace Yarrow Mansfield. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1933.

Greig, Gavin. Folk-Song of the North-East: Articles Contributed to the ‘Buchan Observer’. 2 series. Peterhead: P. Scrogie, ‘Buchan Observer’ Works, 1909–14.

Greig, Gavin. Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs. Ed. Alexander Keith. Aberdeen: Buchan Club, 1925.

Greville, Ursula. If All the World Were Paper. London: Curwen, 1929.

Groome, Francis H., ed. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Graphic and Accurate Description of Every Place in Scotland. 3 vols. London: Caxton, 1903. [Various earlier editions]

Gutch Mrs, and Mabel Peacock. County Folk-Lore, Vol. V: Printed Extracts, No. VII. Examples of Printed Folk-Lore Concerning Lincolnshire. London: David Nutt for the Folk-Lore Society, 1908.

Halliwell, James Orchard, ed. The Nursery Rhymes of England. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages, Vol. 4. London: Percy Society, 1842.

Hamilton, Clarence G. Outlines of Music History. Boston: Ditson, 1913.

Harris, Mary Dormer. ‘Christmas Mummers of Stoneleigh’. Notes and Queries, 148 (1925), 42–3.

Harrison, G. B. England in Shakespeare’s Day. London: Methuen, 1928.

Hartley, John. Yorkshire Lyrics. London: W. Nicolson & Son, 1898.

Hecht, Hans, ed. Songs from David Herd’s Manuscripts. Edinburgh: J. Hay, 1904.

Henry, Mellinger Edward, ed. Folk-Songs from the Southern Highlands. New York: J. J. Augustin, 1938.

Hocking, Margery. Carrol Book.*

Hogg, James. The Jacobite Relics of Scotland: Being the Songs, Airs, and Legends of the Adherents to the House of Stuart. Paisley: A. Gardner, 1874.

Hone, William. Ancient Mysteries Described, Especially the English Miracle Plays. London: W. Hone: London, 1823.

Hone, William. The Every-Day Book and Table-Book. [Numerous editions]**

Humphreys, John, J. W. Ryland, E. A. B. Barnard, and Frederick C. Wellstood. Anglo[-S]axon Cemetery at Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire [and Roman Coins]. 1922.*

Hunt, Robert, ed. Popular Romances of the West of England, Or The Drolls, Traditions, and Superstitions of Old Cornwall. London: Chatto and Windus, 1923.

Husk, William Henry, ed. Songs of the Nativity. London: John Camden Hotten, [1868].

Hutton, W. H. Highways and Byways in Shakespeare’s Country. London: Macmillan, 1914. [Later printings in 1926 and 1927]

Jacobite Minstrelsy, With Notes Illustrative of the Text and Containing Historical Details in Relation to the House of Stuart from 1640 to 1784. Glasgow: Griffin, 1829.

Jamieson, Robert. Popular Ballads and Songs from Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Constable, 1806.

John, Gwen. ‘The Derbyshire Mumming Play of St George & the Dragon: Or, As It Is Sometimes Called, the Pace Egg’, Folk-Lore, 32 (1921), 181–93.

Johnson, James. The Scots Musical Museum. Edinburgh: James Johnson, 1787–1803. [Later editions]**

K[arpeles], M[aud]. ‘Th’ Owd Lass of Coverdill’, Journal of the English Folk Dance Society, 2nd series, 2 (1928), 34.

Karpeles, M. ‘Some Fragments of Sword Dance Plays, Journal of the English Folk Dance Society, 2nd series, 2 (1928), 34.

Kennedy, Douglas. ‘Observations on the Sword Dance and Mummers’ Play’. Journal of the English Folk Dance Society, 2nd series, 3 (1930), 13–38.

Kinloch, Geo. R. Ancient Scottish Ballads. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green; Edinburgh: John Stevenson, 1827.

Liliencron, Rochus Freiherr von, ed. Deutsches Leben in Volkslied um 1530. Stuttgart: Union Deutscher Verlagsgesellschaft, [1884].

Log Book of the Mechanics’ Institute. Kirkby Malzeard.

Lomax, John A. Cowboy Songs. New York: Sturgis and Walton, 1910.

Lomax, John A., and Alan Lomax. Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly. New York: Macmillan, 1936.

Luce, Stephen B. Naval Songs: A Collection of Original, Selected and Traditional Sea Songs, Songs of Sailors and Shanties. New York: W. A. Pond, 1883.

Luce, Stephen B. Naval Songs: A Collection of Original, Selected and Traditional Sea Songs, Songs of Sailors and Shanties. New York: W. A. Pond, 1902.

Mackenzie, W. Roy. Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1928.

McGill, Josephine. Folk-Songs of the Kentucky Mountains. New York and London: Boosey, 1917.

McNeill, P. Prestonpans and Vicinity: Historical, Ecclesiastical, and Traditional. Tranent: P. McNeill, 1902.

Macquoid, Gilbert S., ed. Jacobite Songs and Ballads. London: Walter Scott, 1888.

May, George. The History of Evesham: Its Benedictine Monastery, Conventual Church, Existing Edifices, Municipal Institutions, Parliamentary Occurrences, Civil and Military Events. Evesham: George May; London: Whittaker, Treacher, 1834 [Also A Descriptive History of the Town of Evesham, from the Foundation of Its Saxon Monastery, 1845]

Mee, Arthur, ed. The Children’s Encyclopedia. 10 vols. London: Educational Book Co., [1925]. [Various other editions]**

Merry Muses of Caledonia; A Collection of Favourite Scots Songs, Ancient and Modern. [c. 1800].**

Miles, Clement A. Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912.

Moorman, F. W. ‘A Yorkshire Folk Play and its Analogues’. Essays and Studies, 2 (1911), 134–57.

Motherwell, William. Minstrelsy: Ancient and Modern. Glasgow: John Wylie, 1827.

Moulton, Richard Green. The Ancient Classical Drama: A Study in Literary Evolution. 2nd edn. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898.

Murray, Charles. Hamewith. Aberdeen: D. Wyllie & Son, 1900. [Numerous later editions]**

Murray, R. ‘The Tiviotdale Guizards’. Border Treasury of Things Old and New [Galashiels: Thomas Frier Brockie], 1, no. 24 (1875), 271–2.

Notes & Queries Concerning Evesham and the Four Shires: Being a Selected Collection of Original Contributions to the Antiquarian Column of the “Evesham Journal”. Ed. E. A. Barnard. 3 vols. Evesham: W. & H. Smith, 1911–14.

Ord, John, ed. The Bothy Songs & Ballads of Aberdeen, Banff & Moray, Angus and the Mearns. Paisley: Alexander Gardner, 1930.

Patterson, W. H. ‘The Christmas Rhymers in the North of Ireland’. Notes and Queries, 4th series, 10 (1872), 487–8.

Pepys, Samuel. The Diary. [Numerous editions]**

Percy, Thomas. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Ed. Henry B. Wheatley. 3 vols. (London: Sonnenschein, 1889). [First published 1765; numerous later editions]**

Quarry Women’s Institute, Members of. The History of the Civil Parish of Headington Quarries. Oxford: D. Oliver, 1928.

Ramsay, Allan. Poems. Edinburgh: Thomas Ruddiman for the author, 1721.

Ramsay, Allan. The Tea-Table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and English. [Numerous editions]**

Rickaby, Franz, ed. Ballads and Songs of the Shanty-Boy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1926.

Rickert, Edith. Ancient English Christmas Carols MCCCC to MDCC. London: Chatto & Windus, 1928. [Earlier editions 1910, 1914]

[Ritson, Joseph, ed.] Scotish [sic] Songs. 2 vols. London: J. Johnson and J. Egerton, 1794.

Ross, J., ed. The Book of Scottish Poems, Ancient and Modern. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Publishing Co., 1878.

Roxburghe Ballads, The. Vols 1–3 with notes by Wm. Chappell. Vols 4–9 ed. J. Woodfall Ebsworth. 9 vols. London / Hertford: Ballad Society, 1869–97 [final issue delayed until 1899].

Russell, John. The Story of Leith. London: Nelson, 1922.

Sailor’s Companion, The; Or, Sons of the Sea. New York: Leavitt and Allen, [1830]

Sandys, William. Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern. London: Richard Beckley, 1833.

Sandys, William. Christmastide: Its History, Festivities and Carols. London: John Russell Smith, n.d. [185?].

Scott, Sir Walter, ed. Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. 2nd ed. 3 vols. Kelso and Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1802–03.

Scottish National Dictionary, The. 10 vols. Edinburgh: Scottish National Dictionary Association, 1929–76.

Selection of the Most Popular Ethiopian Songs, A. Cyclopedia of Music, Miscellaneous Series of Songs, Nos 108–125. London, 1858.

[Sempill, Sir James, Robert, and Francis]. The Poems of the Sempills of Beltrees. Collected by James Paterson. Edinburgh: T. G. Stevenson, 1849.

Sharp, Cecil J. English Folk-Carols. London: Novello; Simpkin; Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, 1911.

Sharp, Cecil J. English Folk-Chanteys. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent; Schott; Taunton: Barnicott & Pearce, 1914.

Sharp, Cecil J., ed. One Hundred English Folksongs. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1916.

Sharp, Cecil J. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians. Ed. Maud Karpeles. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press, 1932.

Sharp, Cecil J., and Charles L. Marson. Folk Songs from Somerset. 5 vols. London: Simpkin; Schott; Taunton: Barnicott & Pearce, 1904–09.

Sharp, Cecil J. The Sword Dances of Northern England. Pts I, III. London: Novello, [1911, 1913].

Sharp, Cecil J., and Herbert C. Macilwaine. The Morris Book. Pt III. 2nd edn. London: Novello, 1924.

Sharpe, Charles Kirkpatrick. A Ballad Book; or, Popular and Romantic Ballads and Songs Current in Annandale and Other Parts of Scotland. Edinburgh: privately printed, 1891. [Various earlier editions]**

Smith, Laura Alexandrine. The Music of the Waters: A Collection of the Sailors’ Chanties, or Working Songs of the Sea, of All Maritime Nations, Boatmen’s, Fishermen’s and Rowing Songs, and Water Legends. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, 1888.

Smith, Reed. South Carolina Ballads. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1928.

Storm, Theodor. Immensee. Boston: S. R. Urbino, 1864 [Numerous later editions]**

Tannahill, Robert. Poems and Songs, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. [Various editions of the works of Tannahill with slightly differing titles]**

Taylor, Antoinette. ‘An English Christmas Play’. Journal of American Folklore, 22 (1909), 389–94.

Terry, Sir Richard Runciman. The Shanty Book. 2 parts. London: Curwen, 1921–26.

Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius; or, A Collection of the Best Scotch Songs. London: printed for the author, [1725]. [2nd edn, 1733]**

Treenoodle, Uncle Jan [William Sandys]. Specimens of Cornish Provincial Dialect. London: John Russell Smith, 1846.

Vocal Music; or, The Songster’s Companion. 2nd edn. London: Robert Horsfield, 1772.

Walker, George. The Costumes of Yorkshire. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814.

Wemys[?], T. Oyster Beds of the Firth of Forth. Edinburgh: Fulton, Neil, 1896.

Whall, W. B. Ships, Sea Songs and Shanties. Glasgow: James Brown & Son, 1910. [various later editions; titled Sea Songs and Shanties from 4th edn, 1920; 6th edn pub. Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1927].

Whistle-Binkie: A Collection of Songs for the Social Circle. 2 vols. Glasgow: Robertson, 1890. [Various earlier editions]**

Whitelaw, Alex. The Book of Scottish Song. Glasgow: Blackie, 1843 [another edn 1855].

Williams, Alfred, ed. Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames. London: Duckworth, 1923.

Williams, Alfred. Round About the Upper Thames. London: Duckworth, 1922.

Wood’s New Plantation Melodies. New York, 1852–69.

Wyman, Lorraine, and Howard Brockway. Lonesome Tunes: Folk Songs from the Kentucky Mountains. New York: H. W. Gray, 1916.

Yarrow: Its Poets and Poetry. Introduction by R. Borland. Dalbeattie: Thomas Fraser, 1890 [2nd edn, 1908]**

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