Little Sparrow, Lyric Variant 01
One leaf typewritten on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There is lamination-related creasing on the document. There is a parenthetical "7" handwritten in pencil at the upper right corner. There is also a handwritten "x" at the upper right corner. The document "Single Girl, Married Girl" is located at the top of the leaf.
Folk songs, American Birds -- Songs and music Sadness -- Songs and music
The Warning. Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies. Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
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I Wish I Was a Little Swallow
I wish I was a little swallow,
I wish that I had wings to fly,
I’d fly away to some dark hollow,
And there I’d pass my troubles by.
But as it is, I am no swallow,
I have no wings with whitch to fly.
So I’ll sit right here in grief and sorrow,
And pass my troubles by.