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Historic Bibliographies and Reference Aids

Selected Bibliography of Street Cries

Compiled by: Archive of Folk Culture staff
Publication Date: ca. 1960s


Albrecht, Henry F.
"Troy Street Cries." New York Folklore Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 4, August, 1945, p. 238.

Botkin, Benjamin A.
New York City Folklore. New York: Random House, 1956. Pp. 345-348.

Sidewalks of America. Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc., 1954. Pp. 267, 567-577.

"Street Cries." In: Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, edited by Maria Leach. New York: Funk and Wagnalls Co., 1950. Vol. 2, p. 1084.

A Treasury of Southern Folklore. New York: Crown Publishers, 1949. Pp. 667-674.

Bridge, Frederick.
The Old Cryes of London. London: Novello and Co., Ltd., 1921.

Fournal, Francois Victor.
Les Cris de Paris. Paris: Firmin-Didot and Co., 1887.

Harrison, Sidney.
Musical Box. London: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1940. Pp. 205-218.

Henslow, Thomas Geoffrey Wall.
Old London Cries, In Verse. London, 1947.

Hindley, Charles.
A History of the Cries of London. Second edition, London: C. Hindley, 1884.

Kastner, Georges.
Les Voix de Paris. Paris: G. Brandus, Dufour, and Col, 1857.

Kennedy, R. Emmet.
Mellows, A Chronicle of Unknown Singers. New York: Albert and Charles Boni, Inc., 1925.

Leiding, Harriette Kershaw.
Street Cries of an Old Southern City. Charleston, North Carolina: The Daggett Printing Co., 1910.

Roberts, William.
The Cries of London. London: The Connoisseur, 1924.

Siegmeister, Elie.
American Street Cries, Chorus for Mixed Voices, A Cappella. "American Ballad Singers" Series of Native American Folk-Songs. New York: Carl Fisher, 1940.

Tuer, Andrew White.
Old London Street Cries and the Cries of To-Day. London: Field and Tuer, 1885.

Victor, Rene.
Les Voix de nos Rues. [Port-au-Prince, 1949.]

White, Edward A.
An Index of English Songs Contributed to the Journal of the Folk Song Society 1899-1931 and its Continuation The Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society to 1950. London: English Folk Dance and Song Society, 1951. Pp. 49-50.

Wightman, Francis P.
Little Leather Breeches and other Southern Rhymes. New York: Taylor and Co., 1899.

Williams, Juliet.
"London Street Cries." Journal of the Folk Song Society, Vol. 6 No. 22, 1919, pp. 55-72. This article is preceded and followed by remarks and notes by Lucy Broadwood (pp. 43-47), Frank Kidson (pp. 48-50), Joseph Adderson (pp. 51-54), A. G. Gilchrest (pp. 73-77), and B. M. Gra'ster (pp. 78-79).

Wood, Samuel.
The Cries of New York. New York: Harbor Press, 1931.

Selected Discography of Street Cries

Folkways FA2202, Street Cries and Creole Songs of New Orleans. Adelaide Van Wey.

Folkways FG3501, When I Was a Boy in Brooklyn. Israel Kaplan.

Folkways FD5558, New York 19. Tony Schwartz.

Folkways FD5560, Millions of Musicians. Tony Schwartz.

Folkways FD5581, Music in the Streets. Tony Schwartz.

Folkways FD5901, The Sounds of London. Samuel B. Charters.

Folkways FX6126, Sounds of Carnival.

Folkways FC7341, Sounds of My City. Tony Schwartz.

Folkways FW8501, The Singing Streets. Ewan MacColl and Dominic Behan.

Vanguard Bach Guild BG-563, Cries of London. Alfred Deller and the Deller Consort.



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