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Historic Bibliographies and Reference Aids

A Brief List of Material Relating to "Black is the Color"

Compiled by: Archive of Folk Culture staff
Publication Date: ca. 1965

Baez, Joan.
The Joan Baez Songbook. New York: Ryerson Music Publishers, Inc. 1964.
Pp. 28-30.

Beldon, Henry M. and Hudson, Arthur Palmer.
Folk Songs from North Carolina. Volume 3 of The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina, edited by Newman Ivey White, Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1952. Pp. 306-307: "The Slighted Sweetheart."

[no author]
"Black is the Color." Sing Out!, volume 9, number 1, Summer 1959, p. 11.

Boni, Margaret.
The Fireside Songbook of Love Songs. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc. 1952. Pp. 24-25.

Cazden, Norman.
The Abelard Folk Song Book. New York: Abelard Schuman, 1958. Part 2,
p. 108.

Churchill, Stuart and Wilson, Harry Robert.
Sing A Folk Song. New York: Plymouth Music Co., Inc., 1957. P. 3.

Fuson, Harvey H.
Ballads of the Kentucky Highlands. London: The Mitre Press, 1931. Pp. 75-76: "The Parting Lovers."

Gamse, Albert.
Sing Along with World's Favorite Folk Songs. New York: Ashley Publications, 1961. P. 59.

Glazer, Tom.
A New Treasury of Folk Songs. New York: Bantam Books, 1961. P. 8.

Hansen, Bill.
Folk Song Sing Along. N. p.: California Music Press, 1961. P. 4.

Henry, Mellinger Edward.
Folk-Songs from the Southern Highlands. New York: J. J. Augustin Publisher, 1938. P. 266.

Ives, Burl.
"The Wayfarin' Stranger:" Burl Ives. New York: Leads Music Corp., 1945.
PP. 40-41.

Landeck, Beatrice.
Songs My True Love Sings. New York: Edward B. Marks Music Corp., 1946.
P. 14.

Lomax, Alan.
The Folk Songs of North America in the English Language. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1960. Pp. 206-207.

Lomax, John A., and Alan.
Best Loved American Folk Songs. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, Inc. 1953. Pp. 56-57.

Lloyd, A. L.
Folk Songs of the Americas. London: Novello & Co. Ltd., for the International Folk Music Council, 1965. P. 66.

Niles, John Jacob.
More Songs of the Hill-Folk. New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., 1936. Pp. 20-21.

Richman, Gloria.
Ivy League Song Book. Greenville, Delaware: Rolor Publishing Co., 1958.
P. 50.

Royal, Dan J.
World's Favorite Folk Songs for Guitar. New York: Ashley Publications, Inc., 1964. P. 17.

Sharp, Cecil James.
English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians. Reprint edition, edited by Maud Karpeles, two volumes in one, New York: Oxford University Press, Volume 2, p. 31.

Silber, Irwin.
Reprints from Sing Out!. Volume 1, New York: Oak Publications, 1963. P. 33.

[no author]
Sing 'n' Strum Guitar Book. New York: Wm. J. Smith Music Co., Inc., 1964. P. 18.

Wise, Herbert.
Folk Song Sing Along. New York: Amsco Music Publishing Co., 1962. P. 72.


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