English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians

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No. 29. The Daemon Lover.
Texts without tunes:—Child, No. 243.
Texts with tunes:—Journal of the Folk-Song Society, iii., 84. Motherwell's Minstrelsy,
Appendix xv., tune 1. Songs of the West, 2nd ed., No. 76. American variants:—Journal of American Folk-Lore, xviii., 207; xix., 295; xx., 257;
xxvi., 360; xxv., 274 (with tune). Broadside by H. De Marsan, New York. Musical
Quarterly, January, 1916, p. 18.
No. 30. The Grey Cock.
Texts without tunes:—Child, No. 248.
Texts with tunes:—Songster's Companion, ii., 36, 2d ed. Scots Musical Museum, 1787,
No. 76. Dick's The Songs of Robert Burns, pp. 100 and 386. Herbert Hughes's
Irish Country Songs, vol. ii., p. 64.
No. 31. The Suffolk Miracle.
Texts without tunes:—Child, No. 272.
Each of the three tunes, A, B and C, is a variant of the carol air, "Christmas now is draw­ing near at hand" ( see Journal of the Folk-Song Society, v., pp. 7—11).
No. 32. Our Goodman.
Texts without tunes:—Child, No. 274. Ford's Vagabond Songs of Scotland, ii., 31. Texts with tunes:—Songs of the West, 2d ed., No. 30. Chambers's Songs of Scotland
Prior to Burns, p. 184. American variants:—Journal of American Folk-Lore, xviii., 294. Musical Quarterly,
January, 1916, p. 17 (tune only).
No. 33. The Wife Wrapt in Wether's Skin.
Texts without tunes:—Child, No. 277. Gavin Greig's Folk-Song of the North-East,
i., art. 13; and ii., art. 122. Ford's Song Histories, pp. 271-274. Texts with tunes:—Journal of the Folk-Song Society, ii., 223; v., 260. Folk Songs from
Somerset, No. 97. Ford's Vagabond Songs of Scotland, p. 192. American variants:—Journal of American Folk-Lore, vii., 253; xix., 298.
No. 34. The Farmer's Curst Wife.
Texts without tunes:—Child, No. 278.
Texts with tunes:—Journal of the Folk-Song Society, ii., 184; iii., 131. Dick's Songs of
Robert Burns, No. 331. American variants:—Journal of American Folk-Lore, xix., 298; xxvii., 68. Lomax's
Cowboy Songs, p. no.
"Bell, blubs," stanza 10, version A, may be a corruption of "Beelzebubs." Most of the published versions of this song have whistling refrains.
No. 35. The Golden Vanity.
Texts without tunes:—Child, No. 286. Gavin Greig's Folk-Song of the North-East,
ii., arts. 116 and 119. Texts with tunes:—Christie's Traditional Ballad Airs, i., 238. English County Songs,
p. 182. Songs of the West, 2nd ed., No. 64. Journal of the Folk-Song Society, i., 104;
ii., 244. Ford's Vagabond Songs of Scotland, p. 103. American variants:—Journal of American Folk-Lore, xviii., 125 (two tunes). One
Hundred English Folk-Songs (Ditson), p. 36. Wyman and Brockway's Lonesome
Tunes, p. 72.






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