The Bloody Miller
 

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Citation

“The Bloody Miller,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed April 16, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/14723.


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Title

The Bloody Miller

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

Folk music--Appalachian Region
Ballads, English--Appalachian Region, Southern
Murder--Songs and music
Conscience--Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Oxford Girl, The Lexington Girl, The Knoxville Girl, The Wexford Girl, The Wittam Miller, The Berkshire Tragedy, The Murdering Miller, Come All of You Who's Been in Love and Sympathize with Me, Last Saturday Night, Two Weeks Ago, Poor Nell, The Noel Girl, The Expert Girl, The Rexford Girl, The Cruel Miller, The Tragedy, The Lexington Miller, Johnny McDowell, The Miller's Apprentice, The Waxford Girl, The Oxford Tragedy

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

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Song texts
Manuscripts (Documents)

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Classification Title

Lexington Murder, Variant 4

Informant

Judy Faye Aldridge, 1926-?

Informant Note

student of Dr. Abrams. The text of this manuscript is exactly the same as The Lexington Murder, Variant 4, Copy, in which a different informant is cited. Consequently, the correct informant of this variant is unknown.

Scholarly Classification

Brown Older Ballads - 65, Randolph 150, Cox 90, Warner 7, Sharp 71

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