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Bibliography and Discography prepared by Hugh Shields in 1975 for proposed publication Linnets Like to Sing.
Broadwood, L.E. & J.A. Fuller Maitland, English county songs, London 1893
Child, F.J., The English and Scottish popular ballads, 1882–98, reprinted New York 1965 [download c. 1904 printing]
Cox, J.H., Folk songs of the South, New York 1967 (first ed. 1925)
Daiken, L., Children’s games throughout the year, London 1949
Daiken, L.,The lullaby book, London 1959
Daiken, L., Out goes she, Dublin 1963
Dean-Smith, M., A guide to English folk-song collections, 1822–1952
Douglas, N., London street games, London 1931 (first published 1916)
Durrell, G., My family and other animals, Harmondsworth 1963 (first ed. 1956)
Gailey, A., Christmas rhymers and mummers in Ireland, Ibstock 1968
Gailey, A., Irish folk drama, Cork 1969
Gomme, A., The traditional games of England, Scotland and Ireland, 2 vols, New York 1964
Halliwell, J.O., The nursery rhymes of England, London 1842
Henry, S., Songs of the people, typescript collection (copies at Cecil Sharp House, National Library of Ireland, Belfast Public Library) [published later as: Gale Huntington & Lani Herrmann, eds. with John Moulden, Sam Henry’s Songs of the people, Athens (Georgia) and London, 1990]
Index: see Shields Index
Jekyll, W., Jamaican song and story, New York 1966 (first ed. 1907)
JIFS: Journal of the Irish Folk Song Society, London and Dublin 1905–39
Newell, W.W., Games and songs of American children, New York 1963 (first ed. 1883)
O’Casey, S., Autobiographies, I, London 1963, pp. 74–80 ‘The street sings’ (first published 1939)
Ó Fotharta, D., Siamsa a’ gheimhrí, Dublin 1947 (first ed. 1892)
O Lochlainn, C., Irish street ballads, Dublin 1939
Opie, I. & P., The lore and language of schoolchildren, Oxford 1967, (first published 1959)
Opie, I. & P., Children’s games in street and playground, Oxford 1969
Ó Súilleabháin, S., Caitheamh aimsire ar thórraimh, Dublin 1961
Parry-Jones, D., Welsh children’s games and pastimes, Denbigh 1964
Quinn, H., in Rann: an Ulster quarterly of poetry no 16 (summer 1952) 1–8
Ritchie, J.T.R., The singing street, London 1964
Ritchie, J.T.R., Golden city, Edinburgh and London, 1965
Roud: Roud numbers identifying folk songs in English: devised by Stephen Roud and searchable on the website of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (English Folk Dance and Song Society)
Shields, H., ‘Old British ballads in Ireland’ in Folklife X (1972) 68–103
Shields, H. & L., ‘Irish folk-song recordings 1966–1972: an Index of tapes in the Ulster folk Museum’, in Ulster folklife 21 (1975) 25–54 (referred to as ‘Shields Index’)
RECORDS (Sound Recordings)
Green peas and barley O, BBC LPS 3018, 1975, ed. D. Hammond
The lark in the morning, Tradition LP TLP 1004, New York n.d. (c. 1958), ed. Diane Hamilton
So early in the morning, Tradition LP TLP 1024, New York 1962, ed. Diane Hamilton
The singing streets, Folkways LP FW 8501, New York 1958, sung by Ewan McColl and Dominic Behan
Songs of Aran, Folkways LP P1002, New York 1957, ed. S.R. Cowell