Roll on, Columbia : the Columbia River songs

by Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967,

Format: Music Score 2016
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks q M1629.G88 R6 2016x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
Call Number  q M1629.G88 R6 2016x
(Richmond Music Folios). This collection features the original versions of all 26 songs Guthrie submitted to the Bonneville Power Administration in 1941 to promote development of the Columbia River and hydro-power, with a new introduction by Bill Murlin. Songs: The Ballad of Jackhammer John * Columbia's Waters * Grand Coulee Dam * Hard Travelin' * It Takes a Married Man to Sing a Worried Song * Lumber Is King * Oregon Trail * Portland Town to Klamath Falls * Ramblin' Blues * Roll, Columbia, Roll * Washington Talkin' Blues * The White Ghost Train * and more.
The rivers. Roll on Columbia, roll on ; Roll, Columbia, roll ; Ramblin' blues (Portland town) (New York town)
The homes and the farms. Pastures of plenty ; Eleckatricity and all ; Mile an' a half from th' end of th' line (End of my line) ; Hard travelin' ; A ramblin' round ; New found land ; Oregon line (That Oregon trail) ; Out past the end of the line ; It takes a married man to sing a worried song
The dams and the jobs. The biggest thing that man has ever done (The great historical bum) ; Ballad of the great Grand Coulee (The Grand Coulee Dam) ; Grand Coulee powder monkey ; Jackhammer blues (Jackhammer John) ; The song of the Grand Coulee Dam (Way up in that Northwest) ; Columbia's waters
Talkin' blues. Columbia talkin' blues (Talking Columbia) ; Washington talkin' blues (Talking Dust Bowl) ; The talkin' blues
Woody's lyrics, Pete's [Pete Seeger's] tunes. Lumber is king ; Guys on the Grand Coulee Dam ; The ballad of Jackhammer John ; Portland town to Klamath Falls ; The white ghost train.

Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- Northwest, Pacific -- 1941-1950.
Blues (Music) -- Northwest, Pacific -- 1941-1950.
Columbia River -- Songs and music.
Popular music.
Blues (Music)
Publisher [New York] :TRO/Essex Music Group,2016
Exclusively distributed by Hal Leonard Corporation
Edition 75th anniversary.
Other Titles Songs.
Columbia River songs
Contributors Murlin, Bill, editor.
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014, arranger of music.
United States. Bonneville Power Administration, commissioning body.
Language English

Notes Unaccompanied melodies.
Collection assembled by Bill Murlin for the Bonneville Power Administration.
Includes introduction.
Description 1 score (56 pages) ; 31 cm
ISBN 1495063135
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