Folk Songs: Known Author or Not

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Can you name the (k)nown or (u)nknown authorship for these folk songs?

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Song Title(K)nown or (U)nknown AuthorSample Lyric
I'll Tell Me MaI'll tell me ma, when I get home
The boys won't leave the girls alone
Streets of LondonLet me take you by the hand
And lead you through the streets of London
Lavender BlueLavender's blue, dilly dilly
Lavender's green
Will the Circle Be UnbrokenWill the circle be unbroken
By and by, Lord, by and by?
I'll Take You Home KathleenOh! I will take you back, Kathleen
To where your heart will feel no pain
Holy GroundFare thee well, my lovely Dinah, a thousand times adieu
We are bound away from the Holy Ground and the girls we love so true
Loch LomondYou'll take the high road and I'll take the low road
And I'll be in Scotland before ye
Fair and Tender LadiesCome all you fair and tender ladies
Take warning how you court young men
The Ballad of GlencoeOh, cruel was the snow that sweeps Glencoe
And covers the grave o' Donald
The DutchmanLet us go to the banks of the ocean
Where the walls rise above the Zuiderzee
Leaving of LiverpoolIt's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me
But my darling when I think of thee
Bicycle Built for TwoDaisy, daisy
Give me your answer, do
Blowin' in the WindHow many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?
Jug of PunchA small bird sat on an ivy bunch
And the song he sang was a jug of punch.
Early One MorningOh, don't deceive me!
Oh, never leave me!
London Bridge is Falling DownLondon bridge is falling down
My fair lady
Shoals of HerringAs a cabin boy on a sailin' Lugger
We were off to hunt the shoals of herring
Leaving on a Jet PlaneI'm leaving on a jet plane
Don't know when I'll be back again
There But For FortuneAnd I'll show you a young man with so many reasons why
And there, but for fortune, go you or I
Finnegan's WakeWasn't it the truth I told you
Lots of fun at Finnegan's wake
House of the Rising SunThere is a house in New Orleans
They call the Rising Sun
John Jacob Jingleheimer SchmidtJohn Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
His name is my name too
This Little Light of MineThis little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine
Ev'ry day, ev'ry day, ev'ry day, ev'ry day.
Gypsy DavyTonight I lie in a wide-open field
In the arms of the raggle-taggle gypsy, O.
Hard Times Come Again No MoreLet us pause in life's pleasures and count its many tears
While we all sup sorrow with the poor
The Lion Sleeps TonightIn the jungle, the mighty jungle
The lion sleeps tonight
AlouetteAlouette, gentile Alouette
Alouette, je te plumerai
Mr. BojanglesI knew a man Bojangles and he danced for you
In worn-out shoes
Across the Great DivideNow I find myself on the mountainside
Where the rivers change direction across the Great Divide
Tam LinI forbid you maidens all that wear gold in your hair
To travel to Carterhaugh, for young Tam Lin is there

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Created Jan 18, 2013SourceReportNominate
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