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Tramps' songs

Trampské spevníky - ilustračná fotografia - pôvod TZ Severka
The tramp song, like other forms of art, is an integral part of the tramp subculture, faithfully capturing its character. The present collection includes tramp song lyrics collected between 1980 and 2017, some of which may date from even before 1980. Dozens of tramp songs are recorded in songbooks, on tapes, CDs, and DVDs and represented here. 



  • Slovak

Name of collection

  • Tramps' songs

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

  • The collection consists of songs recorded in songbooks as well as on tapes, CDs, and DVDs. The present list is not exhaustive, the collection itself is more voluminous. Furthermore, gramophone records with tramp songs can be acquired upon contacting the Trampské združenie Severka.


  • music recordings: unknown quantity
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): unknown quantity



Geographical scope of recent operation

  • local


Date of founding

  • 1989

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content


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Author(s) of this page

  • Semanová, Radoslava


Severka, interview by Semanová, Radoslava, November 30, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-03-04 17:37:01