Traditional ballads : Mainly from West Virginia


  • 1939


  • Cox, John Harrington 1863-1945. Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000. Federal Theatre Project (U.S.). West Virginia Folk-lore Society.


  • English



  • The false Sir John - Six kings' daughters - There was an old farmer - All bow down - The jealous lover - Edward - The crow song - The two brothers - A Turkish lady - Lord Wetram - Lord Lovell - Slack your rope - Gypsy Davy - The raggle taggle gypsies, O - Leesie Lindsay - The house carpenter - The house carpenter's wife - The wife wrapped in wether's skin - Dandoo - The jolly beggar - The Golden Vanity - The Mary Golden Lee - The green willow tree - The merchant's daughter - Pretty Polly - Come, Polly, pretty Polly - 'Twas early in the spring - Fair Caroline - The farmer and his bride - Poor man, o poor man - There was a rich Englishman - Babes in the wood - The wealthy merchant - The nightingale - One morning in May - The modesty answer - Grandma - Mary of the wild moor - The soldier's poor little boy - The Boston burglar. xiv leaves, 109 leaves of music; 28 cm.UK holds archival copy for ASERL Collaborative Federal Depository Program libraries.Bert T. Combs Appalachian Collection. Call Number M1629.C87 T8 1939

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