The House Carpenter
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.
Adultery--Songs and music
Ocean travel--Songs and music
Ballads, English--United States--North Carolina
The House Carpenter (Said an Old True Love), Forsaken House Carpenter, The Ship Carpenter
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967