Billy Grimes the Drover, Sheet Music 08


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Billy Grimes the Drover, Sheet Music 08


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink and pencil on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There are numerous tears of varying severity along the edges of the document. There are stains of unknown origin throughout the document. The document was folded horizontally in half. The documents "My Pretty Quadroon," Sheet Music 9 and "Just Give Him One More as He Goes," Sheet Music 3 are located at the top of the leaf. The document "The Farmer Feeds Us All," Sheet Music 3 is located at the bottom of the leaf. The documents "The Farmer's Boy," Sheet Music 1, "The Gypsy Laddie," Sheet Music 8, "I'll Be All Smiles Tonight," Sheet Music 3, and "The Last Fierce Charge," Sheet Music 5 are located on the reverse side of the leaf.


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

Alternative Title

Billie Grimes. the Drover


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Billy Grimes the Drover, Sheet Music 08

Document Title

Billy Grimes

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 193

Dimensions - Original

274 mm x 348 mm

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