Steamboatin' Days; Folk Songs of the River Packet Era.

Songs and the stories that came with them: 65 songs with music line, verses, and brief to moderate essays, a major work of historical song collection. Also a short chapter comparing the musical lines used for various Soundings (i.e., "Mark Twa-ain") from 3 different pilots. THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD!

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Steamboatin' Days; Folk Songs of the River Packet Era.
Wheeler, Mary.
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1944, first printing. NOTE: 2" taller than the reprint from Books for Libraries which I once had.
Hardcover in jacket; 10.5" tall, xii, 121 pages.
Very Good in jacket: Book is solid and unmarked; clean jacket has many small chips along top and bottom edges, in new archival quality clear protector.
Control Number: 
665175