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Music of the Alaska-Klondike gold rush : songs & history
Murray, Jean A.
Publication Information:
Fairbanks, Alaska : University of Alaska Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
xv, 440 pages : illustrations, map, music scores ; 29 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 audio disc (analog).
"The heart of this book is the music talked about in diaries of the gold seekers"--p. xi.
Songs and parodies by the gold seekers. Arctic brotherhood two-step ; Bah, bah, black sheep ; Banks of the Yukon (On the banks of the Wabash, far away) ; Carmack song ; Cheechako Lil ; Chilkoot march ; Just from Dawson ; (The) Klondike gold rush ; (The) Mountie's song (Life on the ocean wave) ; My darling papa ; (The) Old Green Mountain home ; Song of the salmon (A hot time in the old town) ; Wanted ; When the ice worms nest again ; Yukona -- Songs about the gold rush by professional musicians. (The) Belle of the Klondike (vocal) ; Belle of the Klondike : two step ; Billy Pike of Klondike ; Dawson City dude march ; (The) Gold hunters : march brillante ; (The) Gold seeker : march and two step ; Golden nugget quick-step ; He is sleeping in the Klondike vale tonight ; In Klondyke's field of gold ; In the far off Alaska clime ; In the Klondyke ; I've got the Klondike fever ; Klondyke frolic ; Klondike gold ; (The) Klondike grand march ; Klondyke : march and two step ; (The) Klondike, march of the gold miners ; Klondike or bust! ; Klondike rag ; Klondike : two-step ; (A) Klondiker's sweetheart ; (The) Man who struck it rich in Klondike ; Off to Klondyke ; On the banks of the Yukon far away ; On the Yukon's golden shore ; (The) Return from Klondyke ; Rory, Bory, Alice ; To Klondyke we've paid our fare ; (The) Washington post : march ; With the gold I'll bring from Klondike -- Popular music recalled in diaries and other accounts of the gold rush. After the ball ; All bound round with a woolen string ; Annie Laurie ; Asleep in the deep ; Beulah Land ; (The) Beautiful blue Danube ; (A) Bird in a gilded cage ; Boozer Brown (Bolsum Brown) ; Break the news to mother ; Buffalo gals ; (The) Cat came back ; Dear Evelina, sweet Evelina ; (La) Donna è mobile ; Down went McGinty ; (The) Flag that has never known defeat ; (The) Fishermaiden ; (The) Girl I left behind me ; Home, sweet home ; I love you in the same old way ; If you love me, darling, tell me with your eyes ; In the baggage coach ahead ; Irish jubilee ; Irish washerwoman ; (The) Irishman's shanty ; It don't seem like the same old smile ; Johnny Schmoker ; Just behind the times ; Just one girl ; Keep a place at the table for Jack ; Let the sunshine in ; (The) Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo ; Marching through Georgia ; (The) Miner's lament (Lilly Dale) ; Mountain canary ; Old folks at home ; Once in a purple twilight ; She is more to be pitied than censured ; She may have seen better days ; Some folks ; Such a nice girl, too ; Sweet Alice, Ben Bolt ; Sweet bunch of daisies ; Sweet Marie ; Ta-ra-ra boom-de-aye! ; Take back your gold ; Those wedding bells shall not ring out ; Though your sins be as scarlet ; Throw out the life-line ; Turkey in the straw ; Two little girls in blue ; Why don't you write a letter home ; You're not the only pebble on the beach -- Bibliography -- Index of first lines -- Index of titles -- Name and subject index.
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