Prisoner's Song, Sheet Music 02


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Prisoner's Song, Sheet Music 02


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in pencil on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is moderate fraying along the right edge. The document was laminated. There is lamination-related creasing on the document. The upper left corner was folded into the laminate. There is minor fraying along the left lower edge and along the upper left edge. There is a handwritten "x" at the upper right corner. There is also a parenthetical "4" handwritten in pencil at the upper right corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document "Old Joe Clark," Sheet Music 3 is located at the bottom of the page. The document "I Wish I was a Single Girl Again," Sheet Music 2 is located on the reverse side.


Folk songs, English -- United States Loneliness -- Songs and music Love -- Songs and music Prisoners -- Songs and music Ships -- 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


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Prisoner's Song, Sheet Music 02

Document Title

The Prisoner's Song

Scholarly Classification

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

Dimensions - Original

196 mm x 175 mm

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