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Historic Bibliographies and Reference Aids

A Selected List of References to Camp Songs

Compiled by: Archive of Folk Culture staff
Publication Date: October 30, 1970


Badeaux, Ed. "Singing for the Summer -- and Getting Paid for It." Sing Out!, volume 8, number 4, Spring 1959, pp. 23-25.

Boy Scouts Association of Canada. Camp Fire Song Book. Ottawa, 1965.

Boy Scouts of America. Boy Scout Songbook. Revised edition, New Brunswick, N.J., 1963.

Brown, Beaulah. Songs of the Yellowstone Park Camps. Yellowstone Park, Wyo.: B. Brown, ca. 1925.

Buttelman, C.V. "The Summer Camp Movement in Music." Volume of Proceedings of the Music Teachers' National Association, 27th Series…1932 (Oberlin, 1933), pp. 150-162.

Cohen, Mike. 101 Plus 5 Folk Songs for Camp. New York: Oak Publications, 1966.

Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Sing Together: A Girl Scout Songbook. New York, 1949.

Goodman, E. Urner, et al, eds. Treasure Island Camp Song Book. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1920.

Harbin, E.O. Paradology: Songs for Fun and Fellowship. Nashville, Cokesbury Press, 1927.

Hazlewood, Rex. The Gilwell Camp Fire Book. London: C.A. Pearson, 1964.

Loring, Simeon. "A Folksinging Camp." Sing Out!, volume 12, number 3, Summer 1962, pp. 12-13.

Martien, Ethel. Songs of Camp Red Wing. Silver Lake, Penna.: Camp Red Wing, 1931.

Seltz, Martin L. The North Star Song Book. Revised edition, St. Paul, 1956.

Sherover, Ricky. "The Folksmiths: Eight Students Who Had Some Singing to Do." Sing Out!, volume 8, number 1, Spring 1958, pp. 17-21.

Tobitt, Janet E. A.B.C.'s of Camp Music. Pleasantville, N.Y.: J.E. Tobitt, 1955.

Winston, Winnie, and Josh Rifkin. Buck's Rock Song Book 1959. New Milford, Conn.: Buck's Rock Word Camp, 1959.

Wood, Evelyn Hopson. Camp and Picnic Warbler: A Collection of Camp Songs. Franklin, Ohio, and Denver, Colo.: Eldridge Entertainment House, 1929.


Folkways FA2407, We've Got Some Singing to Do, The Folksmiths.

Folkways FC7028, Camp Songs, Pete Seeger, Eric Darling, and the Songswappers.

Folkways FC7030, Camp Songs, The Wagoners.

Folkways FC7510, Songs of Camp, recorded by Ed Badeaux.

Folkways FX6105. Sounds of Camp.



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