A treasure trove of 19th century songs, hilarious jokes, wild stories, vintage photos, and even a recipe for cooking groundhog! 48 favorite melodies of the past that have traveled along with the pioneers in covered wagons through the Civil War period and up to today! 64 pages. The perfect companion to the recording “Front Porch Favorites.”
Includes words, music and history of: Amazing Grace, Arkansas Traveler, Bile Em Cabbage Down, Blue-Tailed Fly, Buffalo Gals, Cindy, Cluck Old Hen, The Crawdad Song, Cripple Creek, Down in the Valley, Goober Peas, Grandfather’s Clock, Ground Hog, Hambone, Home Sweet Home, I Was Born 4,000 Years Ago, Jack of Diamonds, Jesse James, John Henry, Listen to the Mockingbird, Moonshiner, My Homes Across the Smoky Mountains, My Old Kentucky Home, New River Train, Oh! Susanna, Oh Them Golden Slippers, Old Dan Tucker, Old Joe Clark, On Top of Old Smoky, Polly Wolly Doodle, Poor Ellen Smith, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Pretty Polly, Railroad Bill, The Riddle Song, Roving Gambler, Soldier’s Joy, The Sunny South, Turkey in the Straw, Uncle Joe, Unclouded Day, Wabash Cannonball, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, When You And I Were Young Maggie, whoa Mule, Wild Bill Jones, Wildwood Flower, Yellow Rose of Texas.