Stephen Foster Collection / Sammlung
1826-1864

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Melodies, arrangements, and texts from Stephen Foster.
The songs are arranged by first line of the song followed by the song title or by year composed.
Many thanks to Werner Tomaschewski and Benjamin R. Tubb for the use of their midis.

Melodien, Sätze und Texte von Stephen Foster.
Die Lieder sind nach Liedanfang mit Liedtitel geordnet oder bei Jahr komponiert.
Vielen Dank zu Werner Tomaschewski und Benjamin R. Tubb für die wunderschöne midis zu benutzen.

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A

A Dream of my Mother and my Home - Melody
A lady tossed her curls / There are Plenty of Fish in the Sea - Melody
A Penny for your thoughts - Melody
A Thousand Miles From Home - Melody
Ah, May the Red Rose Live Always - Melody
Ah! My Child! - Melody
Ah! my heart is weary waiting / Summer Longings - Melody
Ah! the voice of by gone days / The Voice of By-gone Days - Melody
Anadolia - Melody
Angelina Baker - Melody
As you've walked through the town on a fine summer's day / The Song Of All Songs - Melody

B

Beautiful Dreamer, wake unto me / Beautiful Dreamer - Melody
Bloom bright fair flowers around the white stone / My Loved One and My Own, or Eva - Melody
Bluebirds, linger here awhile / Eulalie - Melody
Bring my brother back to me - Melody
Byerly's Waltz - Melody

C

Cane Brake Jig - Melody
Come all ye men of every state / The White House Chair - Melody
Come, I am longing to hear thee / Beautiful Child of Song - Melody
Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming - Melody
Come with thy sweet voice again - Melody

D

De Camptown ladies sing this song / De Camptown Races - Melody,
De Shanghai chicken, when you put him in de pit / Don't Bet Your Money On De Shanghai - Melody
De time is nebber dreary / Ring De Banjo - Melody
Deal with me kindly / Parthenia to Ingomar - Melody
Death with his cold hand / Linda has Departed - Melody
Dere was an old darkey / Old Uncle Ned - Melody
Down on de Mississippi floating / Nelly Was a Lady - Melody

F

Fairer than the golden morning / Virginia Belle - Melody
Farewell! mother dear, I go - Melody
Farewell! Old cottage - Melody
Farewell Sweet Mother - Melody
Fighting For the Flag, Day and Night - Melody
Fondly old memories recall round my heart / Old Memories - Melody
For the Dear Old Flag I Die - Melody

G

Give the Stranger Happy Cheer - Melody
Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread - Melody
Golden Dreams and Fairy Castles - Melody
Gone are the days when my heart was young and gay / Old Black Joe - Melody
Gone from my heart the world and all its charm / I Love Him - Melody

H

Happy Hours at Home - Melody
He Leadeth Me Beside Still Waters - Melody
He'll come home, he'll not forget me / The Wife - Melody
Ho! little girl, so dressed with care! / The Little Ballad Girl - Melody

I

I come from Alabama with my banjo on my knee / Oh, Susanna - Melody
I dream of Jeannie with the light brown hair - Melody
I long for thee; must I long and long in vain? / Thou Art the Queen of my Song - Melody
I remember the days of our youth and love / Our Bright, Bright Summer Days Are Gone - Melody
I Will be True to Thee - Melody
I would not die in Springtime - Melody
I would not die in Summertime - Melody
I'd Be a Fairy - Melody
I'll Be a Soldier - Melody
I'll be Home Tomorrow - Melody
I'll watch o'er thy dreams when thou'rt sleeping / For Thee Love, For Thee - Melody
I’m nothing but a plain old soldier / Nothing but a Plain Old Soldier - Melody
I’m thinking of sweet Lena Clare / Gentle Lena Clare - Melody
In the eye abides the heart - Melody
In the sad and mournful Autumn / She Was All the World to Me - Melody
I've told you 'bout de banjo / Dolly Day - Melody

J

Jenny's coming o'er the green - Melody
Jennie's Own Schottisch - Melody
Jenny June - Melody

K

Katy Bell - Melody
Kind lady, ask me not to sing / I Cannot Sing Tonight - Melody
Kiss Me, Dear Mother - Melody

L

Larry's Goodbye - Melody
Lay me down where the grass is green, mother / Bury Me in the Morning, Mother - Melody
Leave me With my Mother - Melody
Lena Our Loved One, is Gone - Melody
Let us pause in life's pleasures / Hard Times Come Again No More - Melody
Linger in blissful repose - Melody
Little Belle Blair - Melody
Little Ella - Melody
Little Jennie Dow - Melody
Little voices laughing free / Where Has Lulu Gone? - Melody
Lizzie Dies Tonight - Melody
Lubly Melinda, come now my dear / Melinda May - Melody

M

Mary loves the flowers - Melody
Merry Little Birds Are We - Melody
Molly dear, I cannot linger / Molly Dear, Good Night - Melody
Molly do you love me? - Melody
Mother, dear mother, 'tis sweet to know / Mother, Thou Art Faithful to Me - Melody
Mr. & Mrs. Brown - Melody
My angel boy, thou'rt nearing fast / My Angel Boy, I Cannot See Thee Die - Melody
My boy is coming from the war - Melody
My Hopes Have Departed Forever - Melody
My life is like the summer rose / None Shall Weep a Tear For Me - Melody
My Wife is a most Known Woman - Melody

N

Near the broad Atlantic waters / Cora Dean - Melody
Nell and I - Melody
Nelly Bly! Nelly Bly! Bring the broom along / Nelly Bly - Melody
No home! no home on my weary way / No Home, No Home - Melody
No one to love in this beautiful world / Why, No One to Love? - Melody
No One to Love - Melody

O

Oh! all of you poor single men / If You've Only Got a Moustache - Melody
Oh! carry me 'long; der's no more trouble for me / Oh! Boys ,Carry Me 'Long - Melody
Oh! Comrades, Fill No Glass for Me - Melody
Oh! ladies don’t you blush when I come out to play / Way Down in Ca-i-ro - Melody
Oh! ladies don't you wonder / Dolcy Jones - Melody
Oh! Lemuel - Melody
Oh! Lilly dear, it grieves me / Farewell, My Lilly Dear - Melody
Oh! Lou'siana's de same old state / Lou'siana Belle - Melody
Oh! Tell Me of My Mother - Melody
Oh the dear early days in my own fair land! / Sweet Emerald Isle That I Love So Well - Melody
Oh! There's No Such Girl as Mine - Melody
Oh! 'tis Glorious - Melody
Oh! Why Am I So Happy? - Melody
Oh! Willie is it you dear / Willie We Have Missed You - Melody
Old Folks Quadrille - Melody
Old Uncle Abram wants us / A Soldier in de Colored Brigade - Melody
On the lonely sea-beat shore / Willie My Brave - Melody
On the Seventeenth day of September / The Abolition Show or The Great Baby Show - Melody
Once I could laugh and play / Down Among the Cane-Breaks - Melody
Once I Loved Thee, Mary Dear - Melody
Onward and Upward - Melody
Open Thy Lattice Love - Melody
Our Willie, dear, is dying - Melody

P

Plantation Jig - Melody
Poor Drooping Maiden - Melody

R

Rainbow Schottisch - Melody
Round de meadows am a-ringing / Massa's In De Cold Ground - Melody

S

Sadly to mine heart appealing - Melody
Santa Anna's Retreat From Buena Vista - Melody
Seek and Ye Shall Find - Melody
Sitting by My Own Cabin Door - Melody
Sitting in the cosy parlor / Kissing in the Dark - Melody
Slumber my Darling - Melody
Soft be thy slumbers / Ellen Bayne - Melody
Some Folks - Melody
Somebody's coming to see me tonight - Melody
Sound the Rally - Melody
Stand Up For the Flag - Melody
Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me - Melody
Summer breath, Summer breath, whisp'ring low / Stay Summer Breath - Melody
Sweet Little Maid of the Mountain - Melody
Sweetly She Sleeps, My Alice Fair - Melody

T

Take I pray thee this small locket / Give This to Mother - Melody
Tears Bring Thoughts of Heaven - Melody
Tell me, have you ever met her / The Spirit of My Song - Melody
Tell Me Love, of Thy Early Dreams - Melody
The Angels Are Singing Unto Me - Melody
The Beautuful Shore - Melody
The bluebird is singing his lay / Willie Has Gone to the War - Melody
The flags are flying / We've a Million in the Field - Melody
The Glendy Burke is a mighty fast boat - Melody
The Great Baby Show - Melody
The Holiday Scottish - Melody
The land of my home is flitting / Maggie By My Side - Melody
The Love I Bear to Thee - Melody
The morn of life is past / Old Dog Tray - Melody
The Old Pine Tree - Melody
The pride of the village and the fairest in the dell / Fairy Belle - Melody
The Social Orchestra - Melody
The Soiree Polka - Melody
The Soldier's Home - Melody
The sun shines bright in the old Kentucky home / My Old Kentucky Home - Melody
The Tioga Waltz- Melody
The Village Bells - Melody
The village bells are ringing / The Village Maiden - Melody
There are voices of hope that are borne on the air / Better Times Are Coming - Melody
There Is a Land of Love - Melody
There Was a Time - Melody
There's a Good Time Coming - Melody
There's a Land of Bliss - Melody
There's a wound in my spirit / Annie My Own Love - Melody
There's No Such Girl as Mine - Melody
This Rose Will Remind You - Melody
Thou hast roam'd under summer skies / Mine is the Mourning Heart - Melody
Thou wilt come no more / Gentle Annie - Melody
To the fair shores of Eden / The Bright Hills of Glory - Melody
Turn Not Away! - Melody

U

Under the willow she's laid with care / Under the Willow She's Sleeping - Melody

V

Village Festival - Melody

W

Wake Up Jake - Melody
Was My Brother in the Battle? - Melody
Way down upon the Swanee River, far, far away / Old Folks At Home - Melody
We are coming, Father Abr'am - Melody
We live in hard and stirring times / That's What's the Matter - Melody
We roamed the fields and river sides / The Merry, Merry Month of May - Melody
We'll All Meet Our Saviour - Melody
We'll put for de souf ah! dat's the place / Away Down Souf - Melody
We'll Still Keep Marching On - Melody
What must a Fairy's dream be - Melody
When Dear Friends Are Gone - Melody
When old friends were here - Melody
When day breaks forth on the dewy lawn / The Hour For Thee and Me - Melody
When the twilight shades fall o’er me / The Voices that are Gone - Melody
When This Dreadful War Is Ended - Melody
Where Are the Friends of My Youth - Melody
Where Is the Spirit, Mary? - Melody
While in their sunny bowers / Lily Ray - Melody
While the Bowl Goes Around - Melody
While the flow'rs bloom in gladness / I See Her Still in My Dreams - Melody
White folks, I'll sing for you / My Brudder Gum - Melody
Why has thy merry face / Laura Lee - Melody
Why Have My Loved Ones Gone - Melody
Wife, The - Melody
Willie's Gone to Heaven - Melody
Wilt Thou Be Gone, Love? - Melody
Wilt Thou Be True? - Melody
With a heart forsaken I wander / Lula Is Gone - Melody

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