Wife of Usher's Well, Lyric Variant 01
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.
Ghosts--Songs and Music
Mothers--Songs and Music
Children--Songs and music
There was a Lady in Merry Scotland, Three Babes, The Three Little Babes, Lady Gay, Lady Gray, There was a Lady, The Three Little Babs, The Lady and the Children Three, The Three Poor Little Children, Moravian Song, The Lone Widow, A Ballad of the Return of the Dead, Lady Grey
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967