Lexington Murder, Lyric Variant 04
 


Citation

“Lexington Murder, Lyric Variant 04,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 27, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/19507.


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Title

Lexington Murder, Lyric Variant 04

Description

This item is part of the I. G. Greer Folksong Collection which consists of more than 300 individual song titles and their variants as collected by Isaac Garfield Greer (1881-1967) from informants, primarily in Ashe, Wilkes and Watauga counties. The collection includes manuscripts, typescript transcriptions produced by Dr. Greer’s clerical staff, and handwritten musical notations. Songs range from traditional Child Ballads, traditional English and Scottish ballads as well as their American variants, to 19th century popular music to musical compositions of local origin.

Subject

Murder--Songs and music
Conscience--Songs and music
Guilt--Songs and music
Ballads, English--United States--North Carolina
Courtship--Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Oxford Girl, The Lexington Girl, The Knoxville Girl, The Wexford Girl, The Wittam Miller, The Berkshire Tragedy, 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

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

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Collector

I. G. Greer

Collector Note

This variant is possibly the same one printed in Brown as "The Lexington Murder," Variant B.

Associated Date

1915

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - 65(B)
Randolph, 150
Cox, 90

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