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Digital Download available through Amazon


English Songs and Ballads for Appalachian Dulcimer was published in 2000 by Mel Bay Publications. Physical copies of the book are unavailable but the recording A Branch of May is available as a CD from this site or available as a download from iTunes and other digital sites


The book has illustrations from the great fantasy artist Charles Vess, Louis Woodbury and Jack "Cato" Carter.


A-Begging I Will Go


All for Me Grog

All Jolly Fellows That Follow the Plough

All Things Are Quite Silent

As I Was Going to Banbury

Banks of the Sweet Primroses

Barbara Allen

The Blacksmith

Byker Hill

Claudy Banks

Country Life

The Cuckoo

Dance To Your Daddy

Dives and Lazarus

False Knight On the Road

Gaol Song

The Golden Vanity


Hard Times of Old England

Here's the Tender Coming

Hi! Ho! The Rattlin Bog

Hunt the Wren

I Live Not Where I Love

I Was A Young Man

It's a Rosebud In June

John Barleycorn

Lovely Joan

Matty Groves

The May Day Carol

My Johnny Was a Shoemaker

The Nutting Girl

Over the Hills and Far Away

Padstow May Song

Prickle Holly Bush

Queen Jane

Rose of Allendale

Scarborough Fair

Searching for Lambs


Spotted Cow

Staines Morris

The Streams of Lovely Nancy

The Trees They Do Grow High


Amazon has a copy of the original spiral bound book with the CD for $59.99





English Songs and Ballads for Appalachian Dulcimer

SKU: 366615376135191
  • Available as a download through Amazon. 

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