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Lucy E. Broadwood, J.A. Fuller Maitland: English County Songs

Lucy E. Broadwood, J.A. Fuller Maitland (collectors and editors),
English County Songs.
London: Leadenhall Press 1893,
New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1893

English Traditional Songs and Carols

Lucy E. Broadwood,
English Traditional Songs and Carols.
London: Boosey & Co, 1908.

The Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads Volume 1

Bertrand Harris Bronson,
The Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads
in four volumes.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959,
Northfield: Loomis House Press, 2009.

Northumbrian Minstrelsy

Sabine Baring-Gould, H. Fleetwood Sheppard,
Songs of the West
Folk Songs of Devon and Cornwall Collected from the Mouth of the People
.
London: Methuen, 5th edition, 1913,
Kissinger Legacy Reprints, ISBN 9781169760737, 2010

101 Scottish Songs

Norman Buchan,
101 Scottish Songs
The Wee Red Book.
1st edition, Glasgow: Collins, 1962.
2nd edition, Glasgow: Collins, 2016
ISBN 978-0-00-813611-1

The Scottish Folksinger

Norman Buchan and Peter Hall,
The Scottish Folksinger
Glasgow: Collins, 1973
ISBN 0 00 41115 X

Northumbrian Minstrelsy (Folklore Associates, 1965)

J. Collingwood Bruce, John Stokoe,
Northumbrian Minstrelsy
A Collection of the Ballads, Melodies and Small-Pipe Tunes of Northumbria
.
Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1882;
Hatboro, Pennsylvania: Folklore Associates, Inc., 1965 (facsimile reprint)

Songs from North-East Scotland

Katherine Campbell (editor),
Songs from North-East Scotland.
A selection for performers from The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection.
Edinburgh: John Donald, 2009,
ISBN 978-1-906566-01-2

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads Volume 1

Francis James Child,
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads
in five volumes.
New York: Dover, 1965,
Northfield: Loomis House Press, 2001-2011.

Traditional Ballad Airs

William Christie,
Traditional Ballad Airs.
Volume 1: Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1876.
Volume 2: Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1881.

Songs of American Sailormen

Joanna C. Colcord,
Songs of American Sailormen.
New York: Bramhall Press, 1938

The Ploughboy's Glory

Michael Dawney (editor),
The Ploughboy's Glory.
London: EFDSS, 1977,
ISBN 0 85418 117 2

Vagabond Songs and Ballads of Scotland

Robert Ford,
Vagabond Songs and Ballads of Scotland.
London: Alexander Gardner, 1899.

The Viking Book of Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World

Albert E. Friedman (editor),
The Viking Book of Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World.
The Viking Press, 1956;
London: Penguin Books, 1976,
ISBN 0 14 00.4241 5

Canow Kernow

Inglis Gundry (editor),
Canow Kernow.
Songs and Dances from Cornwall.
Redruth: Truran Publications, 1966.

Garners Gay

Fred Hamer
Garners Gay.
English Folk Songs Collected by Fred Hamer.
London: E.F.D.S. Publications, 1967.

See also
Garners Gay: English Folk Songs collected by Fred Hamer, LP, EFDSS LP 1006, 1971

Folk Songs of Lancashire

Mike Harding,
Folk Songs of Lancashire.
Manchester: Whitethorn Press, 1980,
ISBN 0 9506055 3 0.

John Holloway, Joan Black: Later English Broadside Ballads

John Holloway, Joan Black (editors),
Later English Broadside Ballads.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975.
ISBN 0 7100 7855 2

Blyth Voices

Katie Howson (editor),
Blyth Voices
Folk Songs Collected in Southwold by Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1910
Stowmarket: East Anglian Traditional Music Trust, 2003, 2008.
ISBN 0-9545942-0-4

Songs of the Ridings: The Yorkshire Musical Museum

Mary and Nigel Hudleston (collectors),
Mark Gordon, Richard Adams (editors)
Songs of the Ridings.
The Yorkshire Musical Museum.
Scarborough: G.A. Pindar and Son, 2001.

Shanties from the Seven Seas

Stan Hugill,
Shanties from the Seven Seas.
3rd edition,
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport, 1994,
ISBN 0 913372 70 6.

The Bosun's Locker

Stan Hugill,
The Bosun's Locker.
Collected Articls 1962-1973.
Todmorden: Herron Publishing, 2006,
ISBN 978-0954068240

Songs the Whalemen Sang (1964) Songs the Whalemen Sang (2005)

Gale Huntington
Songs the Whalemen Sang
Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1964
Library of Congress# 63-10569

3rd edition
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport, 2005
ISBN 0 939511 09 6

Sam Henry's Songs of the People

Gale Huntington (editor),
Sam Henry's Songs of the People.
Athens, Ga: University of Georgia Press, 1990,
ISBN 0 8203 1258 4.
Athens, Ga: University of Georgia Press, 2010 (paperback),
ISBN 0 8203 3625 4.

Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs

Alexander Keith (editor),
Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs,
collected in Aberdeenshire by the late Gavin Greig.
Aberdeen: The Buchan Club, 1925. pp. xliv + 320.

See also
Robin Hall, Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads, LP, Collector JFS 4002, 1960;
Malinky, Last Leaves, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 190, 2000

Peter Kennedy: Folksongs of Britain and Ireland (New York: Schirmer) Peter Kennedy: Folksongs of Britain and Ireland

Peter Kennedy (editor),
Folksongs of Britain and Ireland.
London: Cassell, 1975,
ISBN 0 304 93754 1.
New York: Schirmer, 1975.
Oak Publications, 1998,
ISBN 0 7119 0283 6

Frank Kidson: Traditional Tunes

Frank Kidson (collector and editor),
Traditional Tunes.
Oxford: Chas. Taphouse & Son, 1891,
ISBN 0 304 93754 1.
Llanerch Press, 1999 (facsimile reprint),
ISBN 978 1 861430 81 7

James Kinsley: The Oxford Book of Ballads

James Kinsley (editor),
The Oxford Book of Ballads.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1969,
ISBN 19 812133 4

Corn of the Cob (1945)

A.L. Lloyd (compiler),
Corn on the Cob.
Popular and Traditional Poetry of the USA,
Fore Publications Ltd, 1945.

Coaldust Ballads (1952)

A.L. Lloyd (compiler),
Coaldust Ballads,
London: Workers' Music Association, 1952

Come All Ye Bold Miners (1978)

A.L. Lloyd (compiler),
Come All Ye Bold Miners
Ballads & Songs of the Coalfields
London: Lawrence & Wishart Ltd., 1952,
revised and enlarged edition 1978
ISBN 85315 537 2

The Golden City (1960)

A.L. Lloyd (story), Pearl Binder (pictures),
The Golden City
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1960,
Catalogue# 2/6198/4

Folk Songs of the Americas

A.L. Lloyd, Isabel Aretz de Ramón y Rivera (editors),
Folk Songs of the Americas
London: Novello & Co. Ltd., 1965

The Shuttle and Cage

Ewan MacColl (editor),
The Shuttle and Cage.
Industrial Folk Ballads
London: Workers' Music Assiciation, 1954

Folk' Songs and Ballads of Scotland

Ewan MacColl (editor),
Folk Songs and Ballads of Scotland.
New York: Oak Publications, 1965, ISBN 0 8256 0057 X

Travellers' Songs from England and Scotland

Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger (editors),
Travellers' Songs from England and Scotland.
Songs collected in 1962-1976.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977, 2016, ISBN 9781138183896;
Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1977, ISBN 9780870491917;
Musical Traditions Records MTCD254 (digital book on CD-ROM, UK, 2015)

Songs of the Ridings

Frederic William Moorman
Songs of the Ridings
London: Elkin Mathews, 1918

The Folk Handbook (Backbeat Books ISBN 978-0-879030-901-5)

John Morrish (editor)
The Folk Handbook.
Working with Songs from the English Tradition
Backbeat Books, 2007 (book w/ CD)
ISBN 978-0-879030-901-5

The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes

Iona and Peter Opie (editors)
The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes
Oxford University Press, 1951; 2nd ed., 1997
ISBN 978 0 19 860088 6

Room for Company

Roy Palmer (editor)
Room for Company
Folk Songs and Ballads selected and edited by Roy Palmer
Cambridge University Press, 1971
ISBN 0 521 8173 6

The Valiant Sailor

Roy Palmer (editor)
The Valiant Sailor
Cambridge University Press, 1973; re-issued 2011
ISBN 978-0-521-10780-5

Everyman's Book of English Country Songs

Roy Palmer (editor)
Everyman's Book of English Country Songs
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1979
ISBN 0 460 12048 4

A Book of British Ballads

Roy Palmer (editor)
Everyman's Book of British Ballads
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1980
ISBN 0 460 04452 4

A Book of British Ballads
Llanerch Publishers, 1998
ISBN 0 186143 061 2

Bushes and Briars

Roy Palmer (editor)
Folk Songs collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1983
ISBN 0 460 04558 X

Bushes and Briars
Folk Songs collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Llanerch Publishers, 1989
ISBN 0 186143 072 8

Marrow Bones

Frank Purslow,
Marrow Bones
English Folk Songs from the Hammond and Gardiner Manuscripts.
London: E.F.D.S. Publications, 1965.

Revised with new notes and commentaries by Malcolm Douglas and Steve Gardham.
London: EFDSS, 2007
ISBN 0 85418 202 0

The Wanton Seed

Frank Purslow,
The Wanton Seed
English Folk Songs from the Hammond and Gardiner Manuscripts.
London: E.F.D.S. Publications, 1968.

Revised with new notes and commentaries by Malcolm Douglas and Steve Gardham.
London: Francis Boutle, 2015
ISBN 978 1 903427 98 9

Southern Harvest

Southern Harvest
English Folk Songs from the Hammond and Gardiner Manuscripts.
Originally selected and edited by Frank Purslow for the two volumes
The Constant Lovers and The Foggy Dew.
Revised and with notes by Steve Gardham.
London: Francis Boutle, 2017
ISBN 978 0 995747 30 2

The Idiom of the People

James Reeves,
The Idiom of the People
English Traditional Verse from the Mss of Cecil Sharp
London: Heinemann, 1958

The Everlasting Circle

James Reeves,
The Everlasting Circle
English Traditional Verse from the Mss of S. Baring-Gould, H.E.D. Hammond & George B. Gardiner
London: Heinemann, 1960

Still Growing

Steve Roud, Eddie Upton, Malcolm Taylor (editors),
Still Growing
English Traditional Songs and Singers from the Cecil Sharp Collection
London: EFDSS, 2003
ISBN 0 85418 187 3

The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

Steve Roud, Julia Bishop,
The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs
London: Penguin Books, 2012
ISBN 978 0 141 19461 5

See also
Findlay, Hardy, Peters, Ward, The Liberty to Choose, CD, Fellside FECD257, 2013

erd Laddie o' the Glen: Songs of a Border Shepherd

Willie Scott:
Herd Laddie o' the Glen
Songs of a Border Shepherd
compiled by Alison McMorland
with an introduction by Hamish Henderson.
Selkirk: Scottish Borders Council, revised edn. 2006.
ISBN 0-9545052-8-X

The Singing Island

Peggy Seeger, Ewan MacColl (editors),
The Singing Island
A Collection of English and Scots Folksongs
London: Mills Music, 1960

One Hundred English Folksongs

Cecil J. Sharp (editor),
One Hundred English Folksongs
For Medium Voice
Oliver Ditson, 1916
New York: Dover Publications, ISBN 0-486-23192-5, 1975

English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians Volume One

Cecil J. Sharp (collector), Maud Karpeles (editor),
English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians
London: Oxford University Press, 1932, 1952
Reprinted for CAMSCO Music by Loomis House Press, 2012
ISBN 978-1-935243-17-5 (Volume One)
ISBN 978-1-935243-19-9 (Volume Two)

The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection. Volume 1

Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Emily B. Lyle (editors),
The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection. Volume 1: Songs 1-185.
Aberdeen University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0 08 025759 3.

Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Emily B. Lyle (editors),
The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection. Volume 2: Songs 186-346.
Aberdeen University Press, 1983.
ISBN 0 08 028483 3.

Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Emily B. Lyle, Peter A. Hall (editors),
The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection. Volume 3: Songs 347-706.
Aberdeen University Press, 1987.
ISBN 0 08 030391 9.

Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Emily B. Lyle, Andrew R. Hunter (editors),
The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection. Volume 4: Songs 707-928.
Aberdeen University Press, 1990.
ISBN 0 08 036573 6.

Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Emily B. Lyle, Sheila Douglas (editors),
The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection. Volume 7: Songs 1269-1515.
Edinburgh: Mercat Press, 1997.
ISBN 1 873664 566.

Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Emily B. Lyle, Katherine Campbell (editors),
The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection. Volume 8: Songs 1516-1933.
Edinburgh: Mercat Press, 2002.
ISBN 1 84183 0127.

The Life of a Man

Ken Stubbs
The Life of a Man
English Folk Songs from the Home Counties
London: E.F.D.S. Publications, 1970

Grey Funnel Lines: Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970

Cyril Tawney
Grey Funnel Lines
Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987
ISBN 0 7102 1270 4

Michael R. Turner, Antony Miall, Just a Song at Twilight: The Second Parlour Song Book

Michael R. Turner, Antony Miall
Just a Song at Twilight
The Second Parlour Song Book
London: Michael Joseph, 1975
ISBN 0 7181 1339 X

The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Penguin 1961) The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Penguin 1980)

Ralph Vaughan Williams, A.L. Lloyd (editors)
The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs
London: Penguin Books, 1959

See also
A.L. Lloyd, A Selection from the Penguin Book of English Folk Songs, LP, Collector JGB 5001, 1960;
A.L. Lloyd, England and Her Folk Songs, EP, Collector JEB8, 1962;
Various Artists, A Selection from the Penguin Book of English Folk Songs, LP, Fellside FE047, 1986; CD, Fellside FECD47, 1994;
A.L. Lloyd, England and Her Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD173, 2003

Classic English Folk Songs (EFDSS 2003)

Ralph Vaughan Williams, A.L. Lloyd (editors),
Classic English Folk Songs
Revised by Malcolm Douglas
London: English Folk Dance & Song Society, 2003
ISBN 0 85418 188 1

Musical Tradition review by Rod Stradling

Anne Warner: Traditional American Folk Songs

Anne Warner
Traditional American Folk Songs
from the Anne & Frank Warner Collection
Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1984
ISBN 0 8156 0185 9

Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames

Alfred Williams,
Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames
With an Essay on Folk-Song Activity in the Upper Thames Neighbourhood
London: Duckworth & Co., 1923;
Wakefield: S.R. Publishers, 1971
ISBN 0 85409 610 8

Dear Companion

Mike Yates, Elaine Bradtke, Malcolm Taylor (editors),
Dear Companion
Appalachian Traditional Songs and Singers from the Cecil Sharp Collection
London: EFDSS, 2004
ISBN 0 85418 190 3

Traveller's Joy

Mike Yates (compiler)
Traveller's Joy
Songs of English and Scottish Travellers and Gypsies 1965-2005
London: EFDSS, 2006
ISBN: 978 0 85418 200 8

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Set into Song

Peter Cox,
Set into Song.
Ewan MacColl, Charles Parker, Peggy Seeger and the Radio Ballads
.
Cambridge: Labatie Books, 2008,
ISBN 978-0-9551877-1-1

The Singing Englishman The Singing Englishman

A.L. Lloyd,
The Singing Englishman
An Introduction to Folk Song
London: Workers' Music Association, 1944, reprinted 1951

(online version with an introduction and commentary by Georgina Boyes)

Folk Song in England (Lawrence & Wishart) Folk Song in England (Panther) Folk Song in England (Paladin)

A.L. Lloyd,
Folk Song in England
London: Lawrence & Wishart Ltd., 1967,
Panther, 1969 (pb.)
Paladin, Frogmore, Albans, Herts., 1975 (pb.)

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Shadow of the Swastika

A.L. Lloyd, Igor Vinogradoff,
Shadow of the Swastika
John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, 1940.