Green Beds, Sheet Music 02


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Green Beds, Sheet Music 02


One partial leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in pencil on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. The upper left corner and the lower right corner were folded into the laminate. There is moderate fraying along the lower edge. There is a minor tear at the middle left edge. There is minor staining of unknown origin on the document. There is a numerical expression handwritten in black ink at the left edge. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. There is an unknown sheet music document 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 02

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

274 mm x 94 mm

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