Old Smoky, Lyric Variant 03


Old Smoky, Lyric Variant 03


One leaf typewritten on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There is lamination-related creasing on the document. The lower right corner was folded into the laminate. There is a paper clip rust stain at the upper left corner. There is a second rust stain at the middle left edge. There are minor stains of unknown origin at the lower left corner. There is a minor tear at the middle right edge. There is a minor tear at the left lower edge.


Folk songs, American Abusive parents -- Songs and music Courtship -- Songs and music Mountains -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

On Top of Old Smokie. On Top of the Smokies All Covered with Snow. On Top of Old Smokies. Advice to Girls. Pretty Polly. Pretty Polly. I'm Going Away


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created



I. G. Greer


The images and audio files contained in the "So Mote It Ever Be: The Folksong Heritage of North Carolina's Northern Blue Ridge Mountains" collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. I. G. Greer/W. Amos Abrams Manuscript Files Series, Folksong Files Subseries. W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Special Collections. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials without the written permission of Appalachian State University is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.








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