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CARL SANDBURG (1878–1967) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize, first in 1940 for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and again in 1951 for Complete Poems. Before becoming known as a poet, he worked as a milkman, an ice harvester, a dishwasher, a salesman, a fireman, and a journalist. Among his classics are the Rootabaga Stories, which he wrote for his young daughters at the beginning of his long and distinguished literary career.
The Hobo Poet was certainly an entertaining musician. Definitely a triple threat; wait, did he also dance?Published 6 months ago by Dwane L. Starlin
Essential for any folk music lover! A killer resource, and a killer deal. I love the personalized introductions, which spark with Sandburg's trademarked poetry. Read morePublished 8 months ago by jason simpson
Great fun - lots of songs I remember learning as a child, plus way more that were new to me.Published 10 months ago by Granfran
The book was a gift and the recipient was overjoyed! I couldn't have been happier with her reaction. Thank you for making her/my day!Published 17 months ago by Gary W Nelson
This is one of the best anthologies of of American folk songs. Sadly, some songs only have one verse, but still, the background on each song, although sometimes not entirely... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Barry O'Brien
A used, 1927 book about the history of our songs by Carl Sandburg is not too easy to find.
I'm well pleased with my purchase.
unusual and unique and rare to find such. thanks for internet. great gift item for music minded. thanks for itPublished on February 21, 2013 by H. Barry