Father
 


Citation

“Father,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 19, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31519.


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Title

Father

Description

One leaf of lined paper handwritten in black ink on the front side. The document is in excellent physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. The document was laminated. The document "I Once Had a Heart" is located at the bottom of the page. The informant citation follows the song text of this second document.

Subject

Folk songs -- North Carolina Fathers -- Songs and music

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created

5/1/2007

Contributor

I. G. Greer

Rights

The images and audio files contained in the "So Mote It Ever Be: The Folksong Heritage of North Carolina's Northern Blue Ridge Mountains" collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. I. G. Greer/W. Amos Abrams Manuscript Files Series, Folksong Files Subseries. W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Special Collections. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials without the written permission of Appalachian State University is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

pdf

Language

English
English

Type

Manuscript

Transcription

Father

F. is for the fireside Smokes together

A. is all that he has given me

T. is for all the times we have had together

H. is for his heartstrings made of gold

E. is for the Eyes now growing dimmer

R. is right and Square He’s been with me

Put it all to gather it spells “father”

the best friend and all pal a man can be

Classification Title

Father

Document Title

Father

Informant

James W. Martin, 1882-1967

Geographic Location

Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina

Dimensions - Original

195 mm x 250 mm

Upload Date

2013-09-26

File name

113_Father

Transcription Date

2006-06-28

Transcribed By

Paul L. Robertson

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