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Other Songs Sung in Michigan
The following list is composed of the titles of songs which were collected in Michigan but which are not reprinted in the present volume. The name of the song is given first, followed by the source or sources, either the informant's name or thd name of the manuscript, and then by references to similar texts if known Informants' addresses missing here may be found in the List of Informants, pp 485-490.
With a few exceptions copies of these songs are included in the Gardner and Chickenng manuscript, "Ballads and Songs of Southern Michigan," which has been deposited in the rare-book room of the University of Michigan Library.
"Alnomack," Gernsey manuscript. See Ford's list of Massachusetts broadsides,
Nos. 3002 and 3047; Shoemaker, p. 113; and Royall Tyler's The Contrast
(1787), I, ii. "American Taxation," Gernsey manuscript See Fold's list of Massachusetts
broadsides, Nos. 2121, 2122, 2123, and 2124; Moore, pp. 1-17; and Spaeth,
Weep Some More, My Lady, pp. 3-5.
"The Auction Sale," Mrs. John Lambertson. See Pound, p. 39.
"The Baggage Coach Ahead," Miss Mabel Tuggle and Mrs. Elmer Jencks. See Pound, p. 56; Sheann and Combs, p 33; Spaeth, Read 'Em and Weep, pp. 174-175; and Stout, pp 59-61.
"The Banks of Champlam," Lambertson manuscript. See Eddy, No. 103, and McCarty, 1,196-197.
"The Banks of the Dee," Gernsey manuscript. See Ford's list of Massachusetts broadsides, No. 2975a; Moore, pp. 78-80; Songs of England and Scotland, II, 168-169; and Sturgis and Hughes, pp. 14-17.
"Barney McCoi," Rowell manuscript. See O'Conor, p. 134, and Six Hundred and Seventeen Irish Songs and Ballads, p. 105.
"Bessie, the Drunkard's Poor Child," Mrs. Charles Muchler. Sec Henry, JAFL,
XLV, 58-59-"Billy Boy," Mrs. Charles Muchler, Mr. Ben Bower and Mrs. Elmer Jencks. Cf.
Gardner, JAFL, XXXIII, 92-93. See also Fuson, p. 105, Gardner, pp.
208-209; Hudson, JAFL, XXXIX, 151-153; Pound, No. 113; Sharp, II,
38-39; and Stout, pp. 24-27.
"Billy Grimes," Mr. H. Parkcs Pinson from Mrs- Mary Ellen Kenyon Baker. See Perrow, JAFL, XXVIII, 173; Pound, No. 96; and Shoemaker, pp. 63-65.
"The Black Water Side/' Mr. W. J. McCarthy, Parnell.
"The Blind Girl," Miss Mabel Tuggle and Mrs. Peter Miller. See Allsopp, II, 203-204; Henry, JAFL, XLIV, 75-76; Perrow, JAFL, XXVIII, 170-171; and Shearin and Combs, p. 32.
"The Blue-tailed Fly," Mr. Henry Smith. See Finger, pp. 166-167; Scar* borough, On the Trail of Negro Fol-Songs, pp. 201-203; and Williams, p. 178.
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