Girl I Left Behind Me, Lyric Variant 01, Copy 01
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.
Courtship--Songs and music
Betrothal--Songs and music
Migrant workers--Songs and music
Maggie Walker, The Maid I Left Behind, The Tennessee Girl, My Parents Reared Me Tenderly
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967