Jack and Joe, Sheet Music 02


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Jack and Joe, Sheet Music 02


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in blue ink on both sides. The document is in excellent physical condition. The document was removed from a spiral bound volume. There are spiral binding holes along the left edge. The document was laminated. The note "Book 7 x" is handwritten at the upper right corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document "Daemon Lover," Sheet Music 8 is located on the reverse side.


Ballads -- United States Betrayal -- Songs and music Regret -- Songs and music Love -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

Give My Love to Nell. O Jack. Jack and Nell. Two Little Lads


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Musical notation, English


Sheet music


Book 7

Jack and Joe

Three years ago when Jack & Joe set sail across the foam, They each one vowed a
fortune to make be-fore returning home. In just one year Jack gained his wealth &
started home one day, and when the pals shook hands to part poor Joe could only say:


Give my love to Nellie Jack, and kiss her once for me The fairest girl in all the world I
know you'll say 'tis she. Treat her kindly Jack, old pal. Tell her that I'm well. His
parting words were "Don't forget to give my love to Nell.

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Jack and Joe, Sheet Music 02

Document Title

Jack and Joe

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Native American Ballads - 274 Randolph, 813

Dimensions - Original

200 mm x 175 mm

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Paul L. Robertson