"This book is worth every penny of the price tag . . . It is a real joy . . . finding songs which one has known or heard throughout one’s lifetime."—The Cattleman
"Many well-known folk songs came to Texas with early settlers . . . This book looks at the roots and historical influences of these songs."—Dallas Morning News
"Singin' Texas charts the lively course of folk music through Texas' past and contains the words and music for many old and newer tunes."—Texas Magazine, Houston Chronicle
"The sorrows and hardships of settlers, surges of patriotism . . . religious fervor at old-fashioned dinners-on-the-ground and love grown cold are popular subjects that Texans have sung about more than a century . . . They're all here in beautiful layout and captivating pictures . . . Stories behind the songs are interesting, revealing as they do the Texas temperament and emotional climate."—Louise Gregg, Wichita Falls Times
Includes songs from early settlers, play-party songs, songs of love, children’s songs, Sacred Harp songs, cowboy songs, songs of history.