Careful readers of this site will know that Franz Rickaby’s Ballads and Songs of the Shanty Boy was one of the most significat sources for the Heritage Songbook. This important book is now back in print in an expanded edition with a better layout, a few new songs, and an introduction about Franz Rickaby. It is now available as Franz Rickaby with Gretchen Dykstra and James P. Leary, Pinery Boys, University of Wisconsin Press, 2017, ISBN 978-0-299-31264-0. 356 pages.
I would like to order a song book, where do I send money?
It’s available from many booksellers, but the best way to get it is probably to order directly from the publisher, University of Wisconsin press. Web site: https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4884.htm