Billy Boy
 

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Citation

“Billy Boy,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 2, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/14719.


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Title

Billy Boy

Description

This item is part of the W. Amos Abrams Folksong Collection, which includes some 400 individual song titles, most of which have multiple variants. Dr. Abrams recorded songs primarily from the Appalachian region of North Carolina from 1938 to 1946 and transcribed them in 1973. Like the I. G. Greer Collection, the titles contained in Abrams’ collection range from traditional Child Ballads to 19th century popular music to compositions of local origin.

Subject

North Carolina--Songs and music
Wives--Songs and music
Cookery--Songs and music
Folk songs, English--Appalachian Region
Folk music--Appalachian Region

Alternative Title

Charming Billy, Billie Boy

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

Abrams, W. Amos (William Amos), 1904-1991

Format

JPEG
Song texts
Manuscripts (documents)

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Classification Title

Billy Boy, Variant 1

Informant

Ora Leona Townsend, 1917-?. Mrs. Manley Townsend [Ollie Bell Harmon], 1898-1978

Informant Note

Ollie Harmon Townsend is Leona Townsend's mother. Leona student of Dr. Abrams.

Scholarly Classification

Brown Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes - 121, Randolph 104, Cox 168

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