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Index to First Lines
John Henry said before he would let........................................    447
John Henry was a water boy .......................................... 446,  447
Johnny, he is home...................................................     168
Johnny Scot, a handsome right ..........................................     100
Joseph was an old man .................................................       59
Judy betrayed Him ..........................................................    416
Just before the last great charge .........................................     363
Kimo, caro, delto, saro................................................     398
King William was King James* son ..................................    406
Last Friday night, as we set sail .........................................    133
Last night I dreamed of my true-love ............................... 253,  254
Little Betty Ann, she—pretty little girl—....................................       69
Little Dickie Whigburn to London is gone..................................     153
Little Mary Fagen..............................................     336
"Litde Mollie, little Mollie", said he.......................................    231
Little sweetheart, we have parted ........................................    237
Lord Bateman was a noble lord................................................       58
Lord Thomas he was a gay young man....................................      64
Mammy, mammy, now I'm married.................................     304
Massa had a little yaller gal............................ ....    436
Miss Emma was a fair made miss....................................     165
Monday morning I married me a wife...................     154
"My father keeps a public house"..................................      164
My Lord, what a morning I .................. ......    422
My love come to my bed side .. .... ...... .......     182
My mamma, she bid me to open the gate............................     301
My mother told me to open the d(x>r .................. .. ..     302
My old banjo hangs on the case .. . ... ...........            413
My parents raised me tenderly . ................... .....         354
My pretty little Pink ...... ... ....... . .                      262
My tender parents brought me here.....................                215
My tender parents brought me up, provided for me well...............      219
"No home, no home", cried a little girl..........................         375
"No home, no home!" cried an orphan girl. .......................    374
"No home, no home", said a little girl .. ........... . . ..     373
O Brother Green, oh, come to me........ ........•.......        364
O hangman, hangman, hold your hand .................................      95
Oh, bow your head, Tom Dooley .... ............. . .      325
Oh, bury me out on the lone prairie...........................     360
Oh, fare you well, my own true love..... .................      207
"Oh, hangman, hold a while"........... ..............               98
Oh, have you heard the mournful story ?.............................     377
Oh, I'm thinking tonight of my ole home............ .. ....     327
Oh! tell me the story ......................... ................      222
Oh, they say that old sin is a slur.....................................     239
Oh, where are you going?.........................................     386
Oh, where have you been, Billy Boy, Billy Boy?.......................... 383,  385
"Oh, where have you been, Lord Randal, my son?".........................      45
Oh, who will shoe my little foot, foot, foot?.............................      66
Oh, who will shoe my pretty little feet ? ...................................      67
Oh, who will shoe your pretty little feet ">................................        68
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