Billy Boy, Sheet Music 01
 


Citation

“Billy Boy, Sheet Music 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 28, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31384.


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Title

Billy Boy, Sheet Music 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

Folk songs
Wives--Songs and music
Cookery--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Charming Billy, Billie Boy

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

Billy Boy

Oh where have you been, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? Oh, where have you been charming
Billy? I have been to seek a wife, She's the joy of my life. She's a
young thing & cannot leave her Mammy.

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes - 121 Randolph, 104 Cox, 168

File name

113_BillyBoy_Sheet_01

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