English Folk Songs From The Appalachian Mountains Series 2

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NOTES.
No. i.�The Cruel Mother. Tune sung by Mr. William Riley Shelton at Alleghany, North Carolina. The text was obtained from Mrs. Maud Kilburn at Berea, Kentucky, and is practically unaltered with the exception of stanzas 2 and 3, which have been taken from another version.
See English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. g, E, p. 31.
No. 2.�The Gipsy Laddie. Sung by Mrs. J. Gabriel Coates at Flag Pond, Tennessee. A few minor verbal alterations have been made in the text, and stanzas 4 - 7 have been taken from another version.
See English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. 27, A, p. 112.
No. 3.�The Farmer's Curst Wife. Sung by Miss Sabrina Ritchie at Hindman School, Kentucky. Text collated with other versions.
For other variants see English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians. No. 34, p. 139.
No. 4.�The Two Sisters. Sung by Miss Louisa Chisholm at Woodridge, Virginia. Stanza 4, the first line of stanza 11, and the second line of stanza 12 have been taken from other versions.
See English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. 4, p. 16.
No. 5.�The Two Crows. Sung by Mrs. Ada Maddox at Buena Vista, Virginia. Text practi�cally unaltered.
For another fragmentarv variant (The Three Ravens* see English iFolk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. 10, p. 32.
No. 6.�;Jack he went a sailing. Tune sung by Mr. Napoleon Chisholm, at Woodridge, Virginia. The text, which has not been materially altered, was obtained from Mrs. Jane Gentry, Hot Springs, North Carolina.
See English T"olk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. 55. D and A, pp. 193 and 189.
No. 7.� William Hall. Sung by Mrs. Margaret Dunagan at St. Helen's, Kentucky. Stanzas 3 and 8- n have been taken from other versions.
For other variants see English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians. No. 55, p. 189.
No. 8.�The Nightingale. Sung by Mrs. Margaret Dunagan at St. Helen's, Kentucky. Text collated with a version given by Mr. Chester Lewis at Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee.
No. g.�The Cuckoo. Sung by Mrs. Delie Lawson at Pineville, Kentucky. Stanzas 1 and 2 have been collated with other versions.
No. 10.�Arise! Arise! Tune sung by Mr. Alex Coffey at White Rock, Virginia. The text, which has not been materially altered, was obtained from Mr. Napoleon Fitzgerald at Bryant, Virginia.
For other variants see English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. 47 (Awake! Awake !), p. 173.
No. 11.�The Rebel Soldier. Sung by Mrs. Lawson Grey at Montvale, Virginia. Text collated with other versions.
No. 12.�Black is the Colour. Sung by Mrs. Lizzie Roberts at Hot Springs, North Carolina. Text unaltered, except for an inversion in first line of stanza 5.
See English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. 85, p. 255.
No. 13.� Soldier, won't you marry me. Sung by Mrs. Margaret Dunagan at St. Helen's, Kentucky. Text collated with a version sung by Mrs. Carrie Ford at Black Mountain, North Carolina.
For variant of tune see English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. go, p. 262.
No. 14.� The Old Man's Courtship. Sung by Mr. Napoleon Chisholm at VVoodridge, Virginia.
See English Folk-Songs from the Southern Appalachians, No. 108, B, p. 298.
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