Folk-songs from the Southern Highlands

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Mellinger Edward Henry
J. J. Augustin, 1938 - Ballads - 460 pages
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Contents

Introduction
6
Ballads and Songs
23
The Elfin Knight Child No 2
31
Lady Isabel and the ElfKnight Child No 4
32
Earl Brand Child No 7
36
The Twa Sisters Child No 10
38
Lord Randal Child No 12
45
The Cruel Mother Child No 20
47
No Change in Me
272
Old Smoky
273
Sweet Willie Sweet Lillie
276
Im Going to Georgia
278
The Wagoners Lad
279
Love Little Willie
281
Pretty Saro
283
Little Nell of Narragansett Bay
284

The Three Ravens Child No 26
53
Young Beichan Child No 53
55
The CherryTree Carol Child No 54
59
Lord Thomas and Fair Annet Child No 73
60
The Lass of Roch Royal Child No 76
66
The Wife of Ushers Well Child No 79
70
Litde Musgrave and Lady Barnard Child No 81
73
Bonny Barbara Allan Child No 84
80
Lady Alice Child No 85
89
Lamkin Child No 93
91
The Maid Freed from the Gallows Child No 95
95
Johnny Scot Child No 99
100
Sir Hugh or the Jews Daughter Child No 155
102
King Henry Fifths Conquest of France Child No 164
106
The Gypsy Laddie Child No 200
110
James Harris The Daemon Lover Child No 243
113
Our Goodman Child No 274
119
The Wife Wrapt in Wethers Skin Child No 277
125
The Sweet Trinity The Golden Vanity Child No 286
127
The Mermaid Child No 289
133
The Brown Girl Child No 295
134
The Yorkshire Bite
135
Gave My Love a Cherry
140
The Judge and the Jury
142
Young Hunting
145
The Perjured Maid
147
Little Dicky Whigburn
153
The Holy Twig
154
Twelve Apostles The Ten Commandments
156
Home Dearie Home
158
Page
5
The Bramble Briar
161
Johnny Doyle
162
Young Edmund in the Lowlands Low
164
William and Polly
167
Young Johnny
168
William and Mary
172
Jack and Joe
173
Derby Ram
175
Johnny Troy
178
The Brisk Young Farmer
180
The Bugaboo
182
The Sheffield Apprentice
183
The Soldiers Wooing
185
Sweet William Sailor Boy
188
The Drowsy Sleeper
190
The Three Sons
191
The Dishonest Miller
192
The Butcher Boy
195
One Morning in May
200
Pretty Fair Miss
201
Fair Damsel
204
Farewell Parting Lover
205
Jackaro
208
Pearl Bryan
209
The Wexford Girl The Cruel Miller
214
On the Banks of the Ohio
220
PoorOmie
221
Come Pretty Polly
229
Early in the Spring
233
Broken Vows
235
Short Life of Trouble
236
Little Sweetheart
237
Flirting
238
A Package of Old Letters
243
Forsaken
250
Forsaken Lover
251
The Dear Companion
252
Dreamed Last Night of My True Love
253
Song Ballen I rode to church last Sunday
255
Young Ladies Little Sparrow
257
My Pretty Little Pink
262
The True Lovers Farewell
265
Black Is the Color
266
Lonesome Dove
267
My Dearest Dear
269
The Lovers Lament
270
Paper of Pins
291
The Black Mustache
295
The Lonesome Scenes of Winter
298
The Old Mans Courtship
301
The Crafty Lover
303
Will the Weaver
304
The Weaver Had a Wife
306
The Ballad of the Waterfall
307
Old Maids Song
309
Ill Not Marry at All
310
Come All Young Men
311
An Old Man at His Grave
312
Song Ballet I was sixteen years of age
314
Ellen Smith
315
Claud Allen
316
Sidney Allen
319
Jesse James
320
Wild Bill Jones
323
Tom Dooley
325
The Prisoners Song
327
Logan County Court House
329
The Peddler and His Wife
330
A Kentucky Feud Song
333
Leo Frank and Mary Fagan
336
Frankie and Albert
338
The Texas Rangers
349
When the Works All Done This Fall
351
The Rambling Cowboy
354
Death of a Maiden Fair
358
The Lone Prairie
360
The Arkansas Traveler 361
361
The Batde of Fredericksburg
363
Brother Green
364
The Drummer Boy of Shiloh
366
The Soldier Boy
367
The Dying Soldier
368
The Ship That Never Returned
369
The Blind Childs Prayer
371
Mary of the Wild Moor
372
Orphan Girl
373
Orphans Song
377
The Drunkards Hell
378
The Drunkards Lone Child
382
Billy Boy 583
383
The Ground Hog
388
The Frog and the Mouse
392
Sourwood Mountain
399
First She Gave Me Was a Old Shot Gun
402
Sandy
403
King William Was King Georges Son
406
Old Grampus
408
Irish Barber
409
The Old Gray Mare
410
Calomel
412
My Old Banjo
413
Kitty Wells
414
Were You There?
415
The Little Family
417
Old ShipofZion
419
All My Sins Are Taken Away
420
My Lord What a Morning
422
When You Hear That Whisde Blow
424
Heard the Whistle Blowing
425
Fragment of a Negro Song
426
Shortening Bread
428
Went Up on the Mountain Top
429
Eliza Jane
430
Cindy
434
Massa Had a Little Yaller Gal
436
BigEye Rabbit
437
When I Die
438
Cocaine
440
John Henry
441
Swannanoa Tunnel
448
Index to Titles
451
Index to First Lines
455
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