Possum Up a 'Simmon Tree
 


Citation

“Possum Up a 'Simmon Tree,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed February 7, 2023, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31798.


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Title

Possum Up a 'Simmon Tree

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
Hunting dogs--Songs and music
Cows--Songs and music
Hens--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Possum Up de 'Simmon Tree, Possum Up the 'Simmon Tree, Possum Up a Gum Tree, Raccoon Up de Tree, Old Rattler

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Text

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Jingles About Animals - 161

File name

113_PossumUpASimmonTree

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