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Thread #30585   Message #393752
Posted By: raredance
08-Feb-01 - 10:29 PM
Thread Name: coal mining songs
Subject: RE: coal mining songs
Try your reginal libraries (or interlibrary loans) for any of 4 books by George Korson:

Coal Dust On the Fiddle - Songs and Stories of the Bituminous Industry (1943)

Minstrels of the Mine Patch - Songs and Stories of the Anthracite Industry (1938)

Pennsylvania Songs and Legends (1949)

Black Rock - Mining Folklore of the Pennsylvania Dutch (1960)

rich r