Common Bill, Sheet Music 01, Copy
One half leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in carbon and blue pencil on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is minor fraying along the left edge. The document was laminated. There are paper clip rust stains at the upper left corner. There are staple holes at the upper left corner and at the middle top edge. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner.
Ballads, English Courtship -- Songs and music Nonsense songs
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
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I'm in love with a feller', a feller you have seen, who is neither red nor yeller nor
all together green. His name is not so charming It's only common Bill, he
asked me to wed him but I hardley think I will. Poor Bill, Poor Silly Bill, he
urges me to wed him, but I hardly think I will.