Folk Songs from the Southern Highlands - online songbook

Southern Appalachians songs with lyrics, commentary & some sheet music.

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Fragments of Negro Songs
My Friend, Garfiel' I'm gwine to weep like er willo'; I'll moan like er dove, Kase my po' frien' GarfieP is dead, Sweet Love!
(no title) Fling dat hook in de middle of de pon' To ketch dat gal Wid de red frock on. OP lady, can't you git up in the mornin'?
(no title) Wish I had a jug o' rum, And sugar by the pound, Great big bowl to stir it in, Pritty gal to stir it 'round, Pntty gal to stir it 'round.
(no title)
"Leader : Crawfish runnin' down de stream.
Refrain: Yes, my love, I'll meet you.
Leader: Ax dat cat-fish what he mean.
Refrain : I'll meet you bye and bye.
Leader : Ho' dat corn, ho' dat corn, Moses, Ho' dat corn.
Refrain : Meet you bye and bye.

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III