Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 07


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Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 07


One leaf with preprinted staff lines; handwritten in blue ink and pencil on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There are two sets of staple holes and related rust stains at the upper edge. There is a blue ink stain at the upper left corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner.


Ballads, English Ballads. Scots Ghosts -- Songs and Music Mothers -- Songs and Music Children -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

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 Pore 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

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I. G. Greer


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Sheet music

Document Title

The Wife of Ushers Well

Scholarly Classification

Child, 79. Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 25 Randolph. 19 Cox 14 Combs 22. Sharp 22

Dimensions - Original

167 mm x 109 mm

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