English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians

122 Songs and Ballads, and 323 Tunes With Lyrics & sheet Music - online book

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Barbara Allen
9 Sweet William was buried in the old church tomb, Barbara Ellen was buried in the yard. Out of sweet William's grave grew a green, red rose, Out of Barbara Ellen's a briar.
10 They grew and grew to the old church top And still they couldn't grow any higher, And at the end tied a true love-knot, The rose wrapped around the briar.
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