Prisoner's Song, Sheet Music 01
 


Citation

“Prisoner's Song, Sheet Music 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 4, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31806.


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Title

Prisoner's Song, 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, English--United States
Love--Songs and music
Prisoners--Songs and music
Ships--Songs and music
Loneliness--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Meet Me Tonight by the Moon-Light, Here's Adieu to All Judges and Juries, Meet Me in the Moonlight, Meet Me by the Moonlight, Meet Me Tonight, I Have a Ship on the Ocean, I Had a Little Ship, Sweet Lulur, New Jail

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 Prisoner's Song.

Oh, I wish I had someone to love me,
some one to call me their own.
Oh, I wish I had someone to live with
for I'm tired of living a lone.

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Songs of Prisoners and Tramps - 350 Randolph. 746 Combs. 192

File name

113_PrisonersSong_Sheet_01

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