Wife of Usher's Well: Sheet Music 09


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Wife of Usher's Well: Sheet Music 09


One leaf with preprinted staff lines: handwritten in blue ink on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There are spiral binding holes along the left edge. The document was laminated. There is minor lamination-related creasing on the document. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document "The Fellow That Looks Like Me," Sheet Music 7 is located on the reverse side.


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. 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. The Wife of Ushers Well. 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 Usher's Well or Lady Gray

Scholarly Classification

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

Dimensions - Original

213 mm x 178 mm

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