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188 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
Two texts of this song, known also as "The Green Bed," "The Liver­pool Landlady," and "Jack Tar," have been found in Indiana. One variant is known as "Young Johnny"; the other has no local title.
American texts will be found in Belden, Herrig's Archiv, CXX, 68; Campbell and Sharp, No. 48; Cox, p. 390; Hudson, Folksongs, p. 156; Journal, XXV, 7, 373; XXVIII, 156; XLII, 291; Mackenzie, pp. 70, 190, 193 (texts from Nova Scotia); Shearin and Combs, p. 14; Henry, Folk-Songs from the Southern Highlands, p. 168; Randolph, The Ozarks, pp. 190-91.
British: JFSS, I, 48; III, 281; V, 6&; Greig, Folk-Songs of the North-
East, II, art 115.
For references to English texts, see Journal, XXXV, 373.
"Young Johnny." Contributed by Mr. Clinton G. Huppert, of Dale, Indiana. Spencer County. November 20, 1935. With music.
Simg by Mrs. Grant Huppert; noted by Mr. Clinton G*

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