Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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ioo          Ballads and Songs of Michigan
But sail my pillow is haunted By the girl I left behind.
8 My father's in his winding sheet; My mother too appears. The girl I loved seemed by their side A-wiping off their tears. Of broken hearts they all have died, And now too late I find, For God has seen the cruel treat To the girl I left behind.
B The Maid I Left Behind
Sung in 1934 by Mr. Chauncey Leach, Kalkaska, who learned the song about [900 from a man named McClellan, in Sand's lumber camp No. 22, eighteen miles east of Kalkaska.
A good text of seven stanzas similar to A.







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