Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 14


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Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 14


One leaf with preprinted staff lines, handwritten on both sides in black ink and pencil. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is significant fraying along the right edge. The document was laminated. There is moderate lamination-related creasing on the document. The page number "11" is handwritten at the left corner. There is a handwritten check mark to the right of the document title. There is a parenthetical "3" at the upper right corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. There is also an illegible handwritten editorial mark at the lower right corner. The document "Deliverance Will Come," Sheet Music is located at the top of the leaf. Both of these document are located on the reverse side of "Billy Grimes the Drover" Sheet Music 2.
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--The Wife of Ushers Well--Lady Grey


Ballads, English--Great Britain
Mothers and sons--Songs and music
Ghosts--Great Britain--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music
Grief--Songs and music
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W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 14

Document Title

The Wife of Usher's Well

Scholarly Classification

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

Dimensions - Original

210 mm x 174 mm

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