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Pennsylvania Folk Music: A Bibliography of Books

Compiled by: Jennifer L. Phillips
Publication Date: January 30, 1981


Bayard, Samuel P., ed. Hill country tunes; instrumental folk music of southwestern Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, American Folklore Society, 1944. xxvii, [122] p. (Memoirs of the American Folklore Society. v. 39)
GR1.A5, v. 39

Boyer, Walter E., Alfred F. Buffington, and Don Yoder, eds. Songs along the Mahantongo; Pennsylvania Dutch folksongs. Lancaster, Dutch Folklore Center [1955] 231 p.

Buffington, Albert F. Dutchified German spirituals. Lancaster, Fackenthal Library, Franklin and Marshall College, 1965. 239 p. (Pennsylvania German Society. [Publications] v. 62)
F146.P23, v. 62

Buffington, Albert F., comp. Pennsylvania German secular folksongs. Breinigsville, Pennsylvania German Society, 1974. xx, 182 p. (Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society, v. 8)
GR110.P4A372, v. 8

Goldstein, Kenneth S., and Robert H. Byington, eds. Two penny ballads and four dollar whiskey; a Pennsylvania folklore miscellany. Hatboro, Folklore Associates, 1966. 176 p.

Guntharp, Matthew G. Learning the fiddler's ways. University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press, c1980. 159 p.

Korson, George G. Coal dust on the fiddle; songs and stories of the bituminous industry. Hatboro, Pa., Folklore Associates, 1965 [c1943] 460 p.
GR105.K6 1965

Korson, George G. Folk songs and ballads. In his Black rock; mining folklore of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1960] p. 348-402.

Korson, George G. Minstrels of the mine patch; songs and stories of the anthracite industry. Hatboro, Folklore Associates, 1964 [c1938] xx, 332 p.
PS508.M5K6 1964

Korson, George G., ed. Pennsylvania songs and legends. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1960] 474 p.
ML3551.K85 1960

Shoemaker, Henry W., comp. Mountain minstrelsy of Pennsylvania. Being a third edition of North Pennsylvania minstrelsy, rev. and enl. Philadelphia, N. F. McGirr, 1931. 319 p.

Yoder, Don. Pennsylvania spirituals. Lancaster, Pennsylvania Folklife Society, 1961. 528 p.



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