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188 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
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YOUNG JOHNNY
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.
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"Young Johnny." Contributed by Mr. Clinton G. Huppert, of Dale, Indiana. Spencer County. November 20, 1935. With music.
YOUNG JOHNNY
Simg by Mrs. Grant Huppert; noted by Mr. Clinton G*
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