Billy Grimes the Drover, Sheet Music 06
 


Citation

“Billy Grimes the Drover, Sheet Music 06,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 29, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31391.


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Title

Billy Grimes the Drover, Sheet Music 06

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

Ballads, English
Courtship--Songs and music
Avarice--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Billy Grimes, Billie Grimes, the Drover

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 Grimes, the Drover

To_morrow morn I'm sweet sixteen, and Billy Grimes the Rover has popped the question
to me Ma, and wants to be my lover, to morrow morn, he says, Mamma, he's
coming bright and early, to take a pleasant trip with me a-
cross the fields of barley.

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 193

File name

113_BillyGrimesTheDrover_Sheet_06

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