Sourwood Mountain, Sheet Music 04
 


Citation

“Sourwood Mountain, Sheet Music 04,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 6, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31848.


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Title

Sourwood Mountain, Sheet Music 04

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
Courtship--Songs and music
Birds--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Sourwood Mountains, Chickens Crowing on Sour Wood Mountain, Chickens A-Crowing in the Sourwood Mountains, Old Man, Old Man

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

Sourwood Mountain

I'se got a gal in the Sourwood Mountains
She's so good and kind.
She's broke the heart of many a poor feller,
but she aint broke this 'un of mine

Chorus

I'se got a gal in the Sourwood Mountains Hey!
Tank - Toodle - All the day!

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Folk Lyric - 251 Randolph, 417

File name

113_SourwoodMountain_Sheet_04

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