Girl I Left Behind Me, Lyric Variant 01
 


Citation

“Girl I Left Behind Me, Lyric Variant 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed February 22, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/19701.


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Title

Girl I Left Behind Me, Lyric Variant 01

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

Courtship--Songs and music
Betrothal--Songs and music
Migrant workers--Songs and music
Ballads, English--United States--North Carolina

Alternative Title

Maggie Walker, The Maid I Left Behind, The Tennessee Girl, My Parents Reared Me Tenderly

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Informant

[Esther] Jane Eller, 1883-1967

Other Name(s)

Joe Miller, 1881-1975

Associated Date

1901-07-03

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 145
Randolph, 64
Laws, P 1
Cox, 85
Combs, 111
Sharp, 96

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