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Song to Stalin

by Blanter, Matvei; A.A. Surkov

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1949
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£18.65

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Moscow: State Music Publishers, 1949. 5p. sheet music, 8.5x11.5 inches, very good.
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image of It Takes a Long Tall Brown-skin Gal to Make a Preacher Lay His Bible Down [sheet music]

It Takes a Long Tall Brown-skin Gal to Make a Preacher Lay His Bible Down [sheet music]

by Walker, Marshall; music by Will E. Skidmore

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1917
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£26.11

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Kansas City, MO: Will E. Skidmore, 1917. Four-panel, 10.5x13.5 inch sheet music, chipped and with old clear tape reinforcements to tears; a reference example only. Laid in is a sheet with the hand-copied lyrics. Cover includes a portrait of the Vaudeville singer Rae Samuels. Lyrics in stereotyped dialect. "It takes a Long, Tall, Brown-Skin Gal to make a… Read more
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Turkestan [sheet music]

by Jones, Bobby; music by Jack Stern

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Published
1919
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£14.92

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New York: Broadway Music Corp, 1919. Four-panel sheet music, very good, 8.75x11.75 inches. Lyrics describe romantic fantasies about veiled women.
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image of Acts of Love fifty songs to my other self

Acts of Love fifty songs to my other self

by RIMBAUD, PENNY. Sung by Eve Libertine. Illustrated by Gee Vaucher

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2012
ISBN
9781629639086
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£11.19

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Oakland: Exitstencilisms & Southern Records / PM Press, 2012. CD_rom. Originally released in 1985 on vinyl, this is a 124 page perfect-bound book of 50 poems by Rimbaud, each illustrated by Vaucher. With the accompanying audio CD of songs composed by Rimbaud and sung by Libertine, remastered in 2008 and now released for the first time on CD. as… Read more
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Zebedy Sings for You [vinyl LP recording]

by Colt, Zebedy [pseudonym of Edward Earle Marsh] cover design by Richard Frey

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Published
1970
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£55.94

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San Francisco: Tran/Cory Sound Co, 1970. Audio LP. Single 33 1/3rpm vinyl LP in original sleeve, mild scent else very good condition. Zebedy Colt was an actor/director who performed on Broadway and the RSC under the name Edward Earl and had another career as a gay pornstar and director (he also appeared in the straight porn "Story of Joanna")… Read more
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image of Bibliographie des deutschen Volksliedes in Bohmen. Zusammengestelit von Dr. Gustav Jungbauer

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Prag: (Robert Gerche), 1913. xlvii, 240p., hardbound in utilitarian library binding, plain boards with hand-lettered cloth backstrip. Ex library, has a "Withdrawn" stamp and a pencilled note reading "576 pages on LC card," evidently there's some discrepancy with the Library of Congress record. Whatever the case, this item is sound and complete, a very good copy for reading or… Read more
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Harvard University Songs

by Du Bois, E.F.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1902
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£22.38

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Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1902. 77p., hardcover, spine ends worn, corners rubbed. A compilation of "the songs that are actually sung at Harvard, by the Glee Club, by the crowds at the football games, and by the undergraduates and graduates." In addition to such classics as "Fair Harvard," includes some unfortunate additions from the minstrel tradition, such as "The… Read more
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Chinese songs & poems

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
n.d.
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£13.43

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New York: China Books & Periodicals, n.d.. [32p.], staplebound booklet, small rust mark on front cover, some rust to staples. Undated collection of Red Guard songs, with Chinese characters, transliterated text, and English translation (no musical notation).
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Di shvue / The oath די שבועה

by Posner, Meyer

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1929
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£18.65

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New York: Metro Music, 1929. 3p., very good in wraps. Musical score with text in Yiddish, written using Romanized alphabet (so that the words could be read left to right, along with the music, rather than right to left). Full Yiddish text in proper script is presented on the back cover. Posner, the arranger of this version, composed both… Read more
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image of The Best of Times: piano/vocal/guitar sheet music from La Cage aux folles

The Best of Times: piano/vocal/guitar sheet music from La Cage aux folles

by Herman, Jerry, music & lyrics

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1983
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£11.19

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Winona & Milwaukee: Jerryco Music/Edwin H. Morris & Co./Hal Leonard, 1983. 8p. accordion-fold, 9x12 inches, music, lyrics, chords, very good sheet music in pictorial covers.
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image of Baoluo Luoboxun yan chang ge qu ji  保罗·ç½—伯逊演唱歌曲集

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Shanghai: Shanghai yinyue chubanshe, 1959. 36p., wraps with photo portrait of Robeson on cover; 5x7 inches; minor corner crease, otherwise very good. Second printing. Chinese translated lyrics and music of Robeson's classic performances, with a preface describing him as "The glorious people's singer, heroic soldier for peace.
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£74.59
image of New anti-saloon songs; a collection of temperance and moral reform songs. Preprared at the request of the National Anti-Saloon League by E.S. Lorenz

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New York: Lorenz Pub. Co, 1905. 126p., slender paperback, covers mildly scuffed.
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image of YPSL song book. Prepared for the 14th National Convention of the Young People's Socialist League [together with another songbook for the 11th national convention]

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Chicago: The Education Committee, YPSL, 1946. The 1946 songbook is 28p., staples rusting, mimeographed, 5.5x8.5 inches, front cover illustration shows man wielding banner in front of factory; rubberstamp of the Chicago office on the front cover. Also included is an undated earlier, more worn booklet from the 11th convention, more handling soil, rear cover with a corner torn off;… Read more
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image of El Alma de Andalucia, en sus mejores coplas amorosas, escogidas entre mas de 22.000

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Madrid: npub, nd. 353p., 7.5x5 inch buff wraps printed in two colors, lightly worn, previous owner's name penned on inside front wrap else very good fascimile reprint of the 1929 edition. Text in Spanish.
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image of Dinky Little Cable Car (San Francisco's Official Cable Car Song!) Endorsed by Mayor Dianne Feinstein; Featured by Vicky Spinosa on Cavalier Record No. 804 Selected by the "Citizens Committee to Save the Cable Cars

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San Francisco: Dexter Music Co. / the Citizens Committee, 1983. Large folio leaf of alkaline paperstock folded to make a 4p self-wraps sheet music item with lyrics and musical notation; colorphoto cover, the two-page gargle, back-cover photo of Spinosa with spot-color decoration. A very good copy with just a little crimping of one corner, better hurry! Easily inferior to… Read more
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image of Saishin ryuko kashu  最新流行歌集

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Tokyo: Shinko Ongaku Shuppansha 新興音樂出版社, 1940. 77p., slender paperback, covers foxed, some page corners creased; lyrics of popular songs with musical notation and illustrations.
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image of I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier [sheet music]

I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier [sheet music]

by Bryan, Alfred; Al Piantadosi; Ed. Morton

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1915
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£11.19

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New York: Leo Feist, 1915. 4p., sheet music, rather worn, with some edge tears, interior tape reinforcement, penned ownership signature; a reference or display copy only. "Ed. Morton's sensational anti-war song hit." "Ten million soldiers to the war have gone, Who may never return again. Ten million mothers' hearts must break, For the ones who died in vain. Head… Read more
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image of Jack and Jill [sheet music] written especially for Gay Games IV, June 18-25, 1994

Jack and Jill [sheet music] written especially for Gay Games IV, June 18-25, 1994

by Hoffman, William M., lyrics, John Corigliano, music

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1994
ISBN
9780793536801
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£18.65

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New York: G. Schirmer, Inc./Hal Leonard, 1994. Sheet_music. Six panel sheet music folded to 9x12 inches, lyrics and notation on heavy white stock, very good. "Every Jack who has a Bill, and every Jill a Joy..." Gay/Lesbian song written for the Gay Games by the playwright and editor ("Gay Plays: a First Collection) and the Pulitzer-winning composer ("The Red… Read more
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Songlog eftir Sigfus Halldorsson

by Halldorsson, Sigfus

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Published
1978
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£16.41

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Reykjavik: Leiftur hf. Lithoprent sf, 1978. Paperback. 116p., sheet music, musical notation with lyrics in Icelandic (no translations), folio-size paperbound in 12x9 inch pictorial wraps. Item has a little edgewear and a top corner-tip stain, coffee probably, affects every leaf, the titlepage is inscribed and signed by Halldorsson in ballpoint pen. Aside from a couple pencilled check-marks on the… Read more
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image of The Annals of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S., Vol. V-VI, No. 4 (18)-1, 2 (19-20), 1957.   Special Issue.   A Survey of Ukrainian Historiography by Dmytro Doroshenko  [and]  Ukrainian Historiography 1917-1956 by Olexander Ohloblyn

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New York: The Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S., Inc, 1957. Paperback. 456p., softbound in journal wraps with a plain printed cover; a little edgeworn with mild handling wear, textblock bears a few faint pencillings, a previous owner has written author's name on spine, an otherwise clean sound copy.
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