Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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432         Ballads and Songs of Michigan
179 A SCOLDING WIFE
For a stanza similar to the chorus of this little ditty see stanza 1, version A of the Child ballad "Our Goodman," Sharp, I, 267. This song is shghtly similar in rhythm and thought to "McCarty's Widow," Dean, p. 93. Version A was sung in 1931 by Mr. Henry Smith, Beldmg.







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