Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor, Sheet Music 02


Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor, Sheet Music 02


One leaf with preprinted staff lines, handwritten in blue ink on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There are staple holes at the upper left corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner.


Ballads, English -- United States Ballads, Irish -- United States Ballads, Scots -- United States Murder -- Songs and Music Courtship -- Songs and Music

Alternative Title

Song Ballot of Lord Thomas


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created



I. G. Greer


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Musical notation, English


Sheet music


Lord Thomas - or The Brown Girl

Come, Father, come Mother, Come riddle my soul, tell this riddle to me.
Which d' ye think it would be the most to me to marry fair Ellen or the Brown girl, girl or to bring the Brown girl home.

Classification Title

Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor, Sheet Music 02

Document Title

Lord Thomas or the Brown Girl

Scholarly Classification

Child, 73 Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 19 Randolph, 15 Cox, 10 Combs, 18 Warner, 140 Sharp, 19

Dimensions - Original

186 mm x 94 mm

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Transcribed By

Paul L. Robertson