Sweet Trinity (The Golden Vanity), Lyric Variant 02, Copy

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Sweet Trinity (The Golden Vanity), Lyric Variant 02, Copy


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.


Ballads, English
Naval battles--Songs and music
Betrayal--Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Golden Vanitee, The Spanish Canoe, The Golden Fenadier, The Lowlands Low, Golden Vallady, The Golden Furnity, The Golden Victory, The Mary Golden Tree, The Weeping Willow Tree, The Merry Golden Tree, Lonesome Low, The Green Willow Tree, The Goulden Vanitee, The Gouden Vanity, Sailing in the Lowlands Low, The French Gallerie O, He Had a Little Tool, The Kumadee, Low in the Lowlands, Low, The Little Cabin Boy, The Gold China Tree, The Lowland Sea, Turkish Reveille, The Lonesome Sea, Sinking in the Lonesome Sea, The Turkish Rebilee, The Bold Grandee, The Pirate Ship, A Ship Set Sail for North America, There was a Bold Captain, Sailing on the Lowland Low, The Turkey-rogherlee and the Yellow Golden Tree, The Turkish Revoloo, Lowland Lonesome Low


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University


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


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Scholarly Classification

Child. 286 Brown. Older Ballads - Mostly British - 47

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