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106 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
"Barbara Allen." Contributed by Mrs. A. J. Hopkins, of Boonville, In­diana. Warrick County. April 18, 1935. With music.
BARBARA ALLEN Sung by Miss Hopkins; noted by Miss Wilkin
1. In Scarlet Town where I was born There was a fair maid dwelling, Made many a youth cry "well-a-day"; Her name was Barbara Allen.
2. 'T was early in the month of May
When the green buds were a-swelling, Young William on his deathbed lay In love with Barbara Allen.

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