Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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Unhappy Love                       45
Obtained in 1930 by Miss Ruth Barnes, Ypsilanti, from Miss Muriel Barr, who lad learned the song from her grandmother, Mrs. Guana Ryan, Munith, Mich-gan. Mrs. Ryan's brother-in-law, Mr. John Ryan, an Irish tailor, often sang this >allad as he worked.
A good text of nine stanzas
Sung in 1934 by Mr. Chauncey Leach, Kalkaska, who learned the song from 11s sister-in-law, Mrs. Sarah Leach, about 1895, in Isabella County, Michigan A good text of nine stanzas.

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