Green Beds, Sheet Music 01


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Green Beds, Sheet Music 01


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink and pencil on the front side and in black ink on the reverse side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is moderate fraying along the left edge. The document was laminated. There is a page number handwritten at the upper right corner. There is a parenthetical "3" handwritten in pencil at the upper right corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document "The Love-of-God Shave (Lather and Shave)," Sheet Music 01 is located at the bottom of the leaf. The document "Old and Gray," Sheet Music 1 is located on the reverse side.


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

Alternative Title

Jack from India. Young Johnny. Johnny Been to Sea. What Luck. Young Johnny?. Johnny the Sailor. Jack Tar. The Liverpool Landlady. The Green Bed. Pretty Polly


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Green Beds, Sheet Music 01

Document Title

Johnny Been to the Sea

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 108 Randolph, 53 Laws, K 36 Cox, 124 Sharp, 58

Dimensions - Original

210 mm x 176 mm

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