Old Smoky, Sheet Music, Copy


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Old Smoky, Sheet Music, Copy


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in carbon on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is moderate fraying along the left edge. The document was laminated. There is lamination-related creasing on the document. There is an editorial note handwritten in pencil at the upper right corner. There is an "x" handwritten at the upper right corner. There is a check mark handwritten at the lower right corner. The document "Baggage Coach Ahead," Sheet Music 01, Copy, Page 2 is also located on the leaf. The document is a carbon duplicate.


Folk songs, American Unrequited love -- Songs and music Courtship -- Songs and music Mountains -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

On Top of Old Smokie. On Top of the Smokies All Covered with Snow. On Top of Old Smokies. Advice to Girls. Pretty Polly. Pretty Polly. I'm Going Away


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


The images and audio files contained in the "So Mote It Ever Be: The Folksong Heritage of North Carolina's Northern Blue Ridge Mountains" collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. I. G. Greer/W. Amos Abrams Manuscript Files Series, Folksong Files Subseries. W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Special Collections. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials without the written permission of Appalachian State University is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.




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Old Smoky, Sheet Music, Copy

Document Title

Old Smokey

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Folk Lyric - 253

Dimensions - Original

176 mm x 210 mm

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