Unfortunate Rake, Lyric Variant 01
 


Citation

“Unfortunate Rake, Lyric Variant 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 3, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31898.


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Title

Unfortunate Rake, Lyric Variant 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

Cowboys--Songs and music
Gamblers--Songs and music
Gunshot wounds--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Dying Cow Boy, The Cowboy, Cow Boy, The Wounded Cowboy, A Dying Cowboy, The Cowboy's Lament, The Unfortunate Lad, The Wild Cowboy

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Song texts

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Informant

Manila Dula, 1899-1985

Informant Note

Student of Dr. Greer

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Native American Ballads - 263 Randolph. 182 Laws. B 1 Cox. 53 Combs. 49

File name

113_UnfortunateRake_Lyric_01_ocr

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