Many songs commonly played on the dulcimer date from the era of the Gold Rush or even before, and are therefore perfectly appropriate for living history demonstrations at Sacramento's Gold Rush Days celebrated over Labor Day weekend. 

Angeline the Baker

Arkansas Traveler

Aura Lee

Banks of the Sacramento

Bonaparte’s Retreat  link 1

Buffalo Gals  link 1

Camptown Races  pdf


Cripple Creek  link 1
Cumberland Gap

Flowers of Edinburgh

Goin’ to California

Hard Times Come Again No More   pdf    tef

January the Eighth (Battle of New Orleans)

Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair


The Minstrel Boy (to war has gone)

Oh Susanna

The Old Kentucky Home

Rickett’s Hornpipe

Rosin the Beau  link 1

Sacramento Gals

Scotland the Brave

Soldier’s Joy  pdf  tef

Sweet Betsie from Pike

Temperance Reel

Turkey in the Straw