3 edition of Sweet Betsy from Pike. found in the catalog.
Betsy and Ike, from Pike, endure the hardships of the trip west during the California gold rush.
|Statement||Adapted and illustrated by Roz Abisch and Boche Kaplan.|
|Contributions||Abisch, Roz, illus., Kaplan, Boche, illus.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.3 .S9952|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||75104127|
Sweet Betsy From Pike is an American ballad about the trials of a pioneer named Betsy and her lover Ike who migrate from Pike County, Missouri to California. This Gold Rush-era song, with lyrics written by John A. Stone before , was collected and published in Carl Sandburg’s American Songbag. This song dates back all the way from the Gold Rush era of America detailing pioneers trekking to California. The original lyrics of the song were written by John A. Stone, a collector of cowboy and miner songs.
It's Betsy is 18, a minister's daughter, and pregnant. To escape the shame, she and her lover, Ike, run away from Pike County and join a wagon train headed for the California mining camp of Hangtown. It's a long, tough journey. On the trail and in the rough-and-tumble mining camp Betsy outgrows Ike and becomes a strong, independent woman. Chicago citation style: Library Of Congress. Recording Laboratory, and Pick Temple. Sweet Betsy from gton, District of Columbia,
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Sam Sackett's "Sweet Betsy from Pike" is a delightful read. What a clever idea to use the various stanzas of the old song of the same name to give readers some insight into the everyday experiences of pioneers in a cross country wagon train as well as a glimpse of life in a gold rush mining camp!5/5(3).
Sweet Betsy from Pike. When the Rev. Elias Potter refuses to let his eighteen-year-old daughter, Betsy, marry nineteen-year-old Ike McNab, the two young lovers take matters into their own hands.
With a baby on the way, the two decide to leave Louisiana, Missouri, in and 4/5. "Sweet Betsy from Pike" is based on an Irish melody that most likely crossed the Atlantic to the New World during the potato famine.
There is a Pike County in both Missouri and Illinois from where many California-bound gold seekers began their land journeys. An epic poem in prose, Sweet Betsy from Pike follows the famous frontier ballad of the same name in tracing the story of a sweet girl who leaves Missouri and grows into a strong woman who learns to take charge of her own : Sam Sackett.
SWEET BETSY FROM PIKE. 3/4 Oh, don’t you remember sweet Betsy from Pike. Who crossed the wide prairie with her lover Ike. With two yoke of cattle and one spotted hog, A tall shanghai rooster, and old yellow dog. Sing too-ral-i-oo-ral-i-oo-ral-i-ay.
Woods sells his bacon under the “Sweet Betsy from Pike” brand in his store in Bowling Green, Missouri. Ed Woods is a meat crafting legend and was inducted into the American Cured Meats Hall of Fame in This bacon is nothing short of legendary.
About “Sweet Betsy From Pike” (Unreviewed) “Sweet Betsy from Pike” is a gold-rush era ballad about two lovers migrating to California and their journey there. Sweet Betsy from Pike, Who crossed the wide prairies. With her husband, Ike, With two yoke of cattle. And one spotted hog.
A tall Shanghai rooster. Betsy and Ike, from Pike, endure the hardships of the trip west during the California gold rush. Based on the folk song "A Golden Gate junior book."Pages: Tell us a bit about your book. Sweet Betsy from Pike is a historical novel about the California gold rush, based on the old folksong of the same name.
Betsy is 18, a minister’s daughter, and pregnant. She and her lover, Ike, leave Louisiana, Missouri, to escape the shame and join a wagon train headed for the mining camp of Hangtown.
Carl Sandburg includes Sweet Betsy from Pike in his American Songbag and says “It has the stuff of a realistic novel. It is droll and don’t -care, bleary and leering, as slippery and lackadaisical as some of the comic characters of Shakespeare.'”. Get this from a library. Sweet Betsy from Pike. [Glen Rounds] -- Betsy and Ike, from Pike, endure the hardships of the trip west during the California gold rush.
Based on the folk song. Sweet Betsy from Pike: A Song from the Gold Rush Days by Robert A. Parker An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are. Get this from a library. Sweet Betsy from Pike. [Roz Abisch; Boche Kaplan;] -- Betsy and Ike, from Pike, endure the hardships of the trip west during the California gold rush.
Sweet Betsy from Pike by Rounds, Glen A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.
Sweet Betsy got up in a great deal of pain, Declared she'd go back to Pike county again, But Ike gave a sigh, and they fondly embraced, And they traveled along with his arm 'round her waist. CHORUS: The Injuns came down in a wild yelling horde, And Betsy was skeered they would scalp her adored; Behind the front wagon wheel Betsy did crawl.
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Read "Sweet Betsy from Pike" by Sam Sackett available from Rakuten Kobo. It's Betsy is 18, a minister's daughter, and pregnant. To escape Brand: Booksmango. SWEET BETSY FROM PIKE. Oh, don’t you remember sweet Betsy from Pike, Who crossed the wide prairies were her lover Ike, With two yoke of oxen, a big yellow dog.
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is a gold-rush-era ballad about the trials of an American pioneer named Betsy, who migrate from Pike County (possibly Missouri) to California. Lyrics for 'Sweet Betsy From Pike' Did you ever hear of Sweet Betsy from Pike, Who crossed the wide prairies With her husband, Ike, With two yoke of cattle.Sweet Betsy From Pike is the undisputed king of bawdy music.
In this book alone there are fifteen(!) songs based on it. The tune is derived from an early 19th century British song " Villikins and His Dinah " which is a variant of the Scottish melody "Lord Randall.".