Old Joe Clark, Sheet Music 01
 


Citation

“Old Joe Clark, Sheet Music 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 5, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31761.


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Title

Old Joe Clark, Sheet Music 01

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

Folk songs--United States
Marriage--Songs and music
Farewells--Songs and music
Poverty--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Ole Joe Clark, Rock, Rock, Old Joe Clark, Old Joe Clarke

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

Old Joe Clark.

I ain’t got no money Got no place to stay Got no place lay my head while
chickens crowin’ for day Rockup, Rockup ole’ Joe Clark, Rockup, Rock I say,
Rockup, Rockup ole’ Joe Clark, you’d better be a rockin away.

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Play-Party and Dance Songs - 86 Randolph, 533 Combs, 223 Sharp, 183

File name

113_OldJoeClark_Sheet_01

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