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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana
THE FALSE KNIGHT UPON THE ROAD
(Child, No. 3)
Only one variant of this ballad has been found in Indiana. It closely resembles the A, B, and C texts of Child.
For American texts, see Barry, Eckstorm, and Smyth, p. 11 (one variant); Davis, p. 61 (one variant); Pound, Ballads, p. 48 (one variant); Journal, XXIV, 344; XXX, 285; Creighton, Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia, pp. 1-2.
"The False Fidee." Communicated by Miss Lucile Wilkin, of Conners-ville, Indiana. Learned in this state from the singing of Mrs. Chester A. Porter, now of Lawrenceville, Illinois. October 5, 1935. With music.








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