Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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Other Songs Sung in Michigan         483
"There Was an Old Soldier," Mr. A. J. Barrow, Samaria.
"There's Nae Luck about the House," Mrs Frank Gamsby. See Songs of Scotland, I, 12-13.
"Three Angel Visitants," Mrs, Elmer Jencks and Mrs Lura Smith, West Branch. See Pound, p. 71.
"The Trust Shave," Mr. B. A. Chickering. See Henry, JAFL, XLV, 159-161; Edwin Ford Piper, "A Love of God Shave," PTFLS, IX, 185, Stx Hundred and Seventeen Irish Songs and Ballads, p. in; Shoemaker, p. 134; and Stout- pp. 134-135.
"The Two Orphans," Miss Kathryn Bowman from Mrs Peter Miller, Mrs. Robert Dunn, Alger, Mr. Charles Bunting, Mr. Charles Muchler, and Mr. Herbert Ross. See Shoemaker, pp 107-108
"The Victory of Commodore Perry," Gernsey manuscript See Ford's list of Massachusetts broadsides, Nos. 3285 and 3286, and McCarty, II, 82-84.
"We Are Coming, Sister Mary," Rowell manuscript See Stout, pp- 68-69.
"When Ye Gang Awa, Jemmy," Mrs. Frank Gamsby. See Owens, JAFL, XLIX, 21&-217, and Songs of Scotland, I, 5
"The White Maiden Captive," Mrs. Maggie Loughlin. See Bulletin, VIII, 19-24, and Charles Peabody, "A Texas Version of The White Captive," JAFL, XXV, 169-170.
"William Reily's Courtship," "Reily's Trial," and "Reily's Answer, Release-ment, and Marriage with Coolen Bawn," Gernsey manuscript. See Cox, pp. 336-338; Greenleaf and Mansfield, pp. 184-186; Pound, No. 38; and Sharp, II, 81-82.
"A Wonderful Account of a Little Girl Ten Years Old," Gernsey manuscript; a local song of a girl who, after many trials, converts her atheist father to Christianity.







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