Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

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Robert X. Leeds
Epic Publishing Company, Inc, 1999 - 332 pages
A rare collection of 195 barroom story-poems including over 150 that have not been published in over 100 years. Most were recited by minstrels who traveled the old West and performed them on kerosine lit tavern stages. These poems were gathered from all over the world. No profanity.

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Contents

A Chip On His Shoulder Unknown
11
A Little Angel Linda Robertson
17
A Tale Of Conscious Virtue Unknown
26
All Of One Size Unknown
32
As My Uncle Used To Say James Whitcomb Riley
38
Bygones Unknown 16
44
Casey Twenty Years Later S P McDonald
48
Dogs For Disposal Margaret M Mackay
56
The Ballad Of Me And Sourdough Dan James Ploss
156
The Betrothed Rudyard Kipling
179
The Clink Of The Ice Eugene Field
185
The Dancer Faith Frances Berlin
194
The Defective Mirror Michele S Kurlander
201
The Female Of The Species Rudyard Kipling
209
The Great Provider Bill Foster
216
The Homecoming Royal L Craig
222

General Delivery Alaska Bill Foster
64
Hell In Texas Unknown
70
How Paddy Stole The Rope Unknown
76
Had But Fifty Cents Unknown
82
Jim Bludso Col John Hay
88
Little Lost Pup Arthur Guiterman
95
Lonely Walker 75
102
McCaffery Unknown
103
My Dog Burr McIntosh 85
109
Our Lips And Ears Unknown 149
122
Paw Marks W J Hickmott Jr
129
Rags Edmund Vance Cooke
136
She Is More To Be Pitied Than Censured William B Gray
143
That Cocker Spaniel Mutt Bo Tandy Magruder
150
The Last Of The Light Brigade Rudyard Kipling 183
228
The Man He Killed Thomas Hardy 217
234
The Nuisance Margaret Mackprang Mackay 151
240
The Raven Edgar Allen Poe
247
The Road To Vagabondia Dana Burnet 225
269
The SeaWife Rudyard Kipling
275
The Vagabond And His Dog Robert X Leeds 8
281
The Womans Resolution Edward L Wier
287
The Young British Soldier Rudyard Kipling
295
They Were Mixed Unknown 286
301
Who Shared Her View Douglas Kruger
308
Wits End Linda Robertson
314
Woman Linda Robertson 215
328
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