Books & CDs Order Form

The VFSS currently has the following two items available for purchase:

Thomas & Bartlett Book Bundle

CA$25 including shipping within Canada
US$24 / CA$30 including shipping to USA

Songs of the Pacific Northwest, 2nd edition
by Philip J. Thomas, edited by Jon Bartlett

62 songs collected by Thomas over decades of travel across B.C. They include lyrics, music notation and chords, as well as historical background and context provided by Jon Bartlett, and archival photos and drawings. 208 pp., paperback.


Phil Thomas & The Songs of British Columbia
by Jon Bartlett

Jon Bartlett presents a personal look at Phil Thomas’s life as a teacher, music collector, and musician. Phil was one of the founders of the VFSS. Jon started working with Phil in 1973 and edited both the 1st and 2nd edition of Songs of the Pacific Northwest. 35 pp., paperback.

VFSS Shanty Crew CD

CA$7 including shipping within Canada
US$8 / CA$10 including shipping to USA

Blow the Man Down! Tall Ships in the Fraser
by the VFSS Shanty Crew

27 shanties and sea songs in French and English, some accompanied by guitar, button accordion, or piano accordion. Includes a 30-pg booklet of archival photos and notes about the history of sailing ships on the Fraser River, sources for shanties, and the background of the songs presented. Recorded in 2002.

Calculate and enter Total Price:
shipped to Canada? — CA$25 for each book bundle, CA$7 for each CD
shipped to USA? — US$24 or CA$30 for each book bundle, US$8 or CA$10 for each CD
 shipped elsewhere? — leave Total Price blank (price quote will be emailed to you)

As well as filling in and submitting the order form above, please send payment by one of these methods:

  • Interac e-transfer to
    (from Canadian banks only; no security question & answer required)
  • PayPal
    (instructions will be emailed to you upon receipt of the form above)
  • mail a cheque, payable to Vancouver Folk Song Society,
    to 4125 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC V7V 1N8, Canada