Seven Long Years I've Been Married, Lyric Variant 01
 

Citation

“Seven Long Years I've Been Married, Lyric Variant 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed January 19, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/19493.


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Title

Seven Long Years I've Been Married, Lyric Variant 01

Description

Three leaves of lined paper, handwritten in pencil on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There are several minor edge tears throughout the document. There is a moderate tear at the right top edge of the first leaf. The top right corners of the second and third leaves were folded into the laminate. There are numerous stains of unknown origin throughout the document. The document was horizontally folded into thirds, possibly for mailing. One informant citation appears above the title on the first leaf. A second informant citation follows the song text on the third leaf.

Subject

Folk songs -- North Carolina
Marital conflict -- Songs and music
Alcoholism -- Songs and music
Regret -- Songs and music
Warnings -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

Beautiful Light Over the Ocean. Beautiful Light On the Ocean. Don't Never Marry a Drunkard. Seven Long Years

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created

4/26/2007

Date Modified

5/14/2008

Contributor

I. G. Greer

Rights

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.

Format

JPEG

Language

English
English

Type

Manuscript

Classification Title

Seven Long Years I've Been Married, Lyric Variant 01

Document Title

Beautiful Light Ore the Ocean

Informant

Mattie McNiel [Martha Rebecca McNeil], 1897-1980

Informant Note

sister to Anna McNeil, student of Dr. Greer

Collector

Mollie

Other Name(s)

Effie Martin

Geographic Location

Zionville, Watauga County, North Carolina

Alternate Geographic Location

Ferguson, Wilkes County, North Carolina

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Drink and Gambling Songs -- 29
Randolph, 337

Reference URL

http://contentdm.library.appstate.edu:81/u?/greer,332

ContentDM Number

332

ContentDM filename

333.cpd

ContentDM filepath

/greer/image/333.cpd

Dimensions - Original

125 mm x 200

Upload Date

2007-04-26

Scan date

2006-05-08

Scanned by

Paul L. Robertson

Transcription Date

2006-05-16

Transcribed By

Alexandra S. Toomey

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