Lone Prairie, Sheet Music
 


Citation

“Lone Prairie, Sheet Music,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 23, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31697.


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Title

Lone Prairie, Sheet Music

Description

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.

Subject

Ballads
Cowboys--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music
Last words--Songs and music
Burial--Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Dyeing Cowboy, The Dying Cowboy's Prayer, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, Oh Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

The Dying Cowboy

Oh, bury me no on the lone prairie.
These words come slow and mournfully from the palid lips of the youth who lay on his dying couch at the close of day.

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Native American Ballads - 262 Randolph, 184 Laws, B 2 Cox, 54

File name

113_LonePrairie_Sheet

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