Father
 


Citation

“Father,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 27, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31519.


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Title

Father

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
Fathers--Songs and music

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

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

Informant

James W. Martin, 1882-1967

File name

113_Father

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