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The Songs He Sang


The songs of Cisco Houston

The following books were recommended in album liner notes as sources for traditional songs recorded in the 1950's by Cisco:

  • "Cowboy Songs", collected by John Lomax, The MacMillan Co., 1910
  • "Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads", collected by John A. and Alan Lomax, The MacMillan Co., 1948
  • "The American Songbag" by Carl Sandburg, Harcourt-Brace, (original year of publication unknown)
  • "A Bibliography of North American Folklore and Folksong", by Charles Haywood, Greenberg Co., NYC (original publication date unknown)

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