English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians

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

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My Boy Billy
2   Did she ask you to come in, etc. She asked me to come in ;
She had a dimple in her chin; She's a young thing, etc.
3   Did she set you a chair, etc. She set me a chair ;
She had wrinkles in her ear ; She's a young thing, etc.
4   Did she ask you for to eat, etc. She asked me for to eat,
She had plenty bread and meat; She's a young thing, etc.
5   Can she card and can she spin, etc. She can card and she can spin, And she can do most anything; She's a young thing, etc.
6   Can she sew and can she fell, etc. She can sew and she can fell, She can use her needle well; She's a young thing, etc.
7   Can she make a cherry pie, etc. She can make a cherry pie Quick as a cat can wink his eye; She's a young thing, etc.
8   How old is she, etc.
She's twice six, twice seven, Twenty-eight and eleven; She's a young thing, etc.
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