Sassafras Tea, Sheet Music 02
 


Citation

“Sassafras Tea, Sheet Music 02,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 28, 2023, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31821.


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Title

Sassafras Tea, Sheet Music 02

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
Love--Songs and music
Reminiscing--Songs and music
Aging--Songs and music

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

Sassafras Tea

I see the old hoe Nancy and the rusty blade,
I see you in my fancy sitting in the shade
out among the sassafras where we dug the tea - Long ago it happened it seems but yesterday -
what a savor & a flavor was that old time tea,
when we went a diggine

File name

113_SassafrasTea_Sheet_02

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