English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians (Campbell, Olive Dame)

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Publisher. Info. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1917.
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Work Title English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians
Alternative. Title Comprising 122 songs and ballads, and 323 tunes
Composer Campbell, Olive Dame
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1917
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice
Related Works See also American-English Folk Songs by Cecil Sharp

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====Contents==== Taken from the original 1917 edition. Contents of later editions may vary.


  • The false knight upon the road
  • Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight
  • Earl Brand
  • The two sisters
  • The cruel brother
  • Lord Randal
  • Edward
  • Sir Lionel
  • The cruel mother
  • The three ravens
  • The two brothers
  • Young Beichan
  • The cherry-tree carol
  • Fair Annie
  • Young hunting
  • Lord Thomas and fair Ellinor
  • Fair Margaret and Sweet William
  • Lord Lovel
  • The wife of Usher's Well
  • Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
  • Barbara Allen
  • Giles Collins
  • Lamkin
  • The maid freed from the gallows
  • Johnie Scot
  • Sir Hugh
  • The gypsy laddie
  • Geordie
  • The daemon lover
  • The grey cock
  • The Suffolk miracle
  • Our goodman
  • The wife wrapt in wether's skin
  • The farmer's curst wife
  • The Golden Vanity
  • The brown girl
  • The trooper and the maid
  • In Seaport town
  • The cruel ship's carpenter
  • Shooting of his dear
  • The lady and the dragoon
  • The boatsman and the chest
  • The holly twig
  • Polly Oliver
  • The rich old lady
  • Edwin in the lowlands low
  • Awake! awake
  • The green bed
  • The simple ploughboy
  • The three butchers
  • William Taylor
  • The golden glove
  • Pretty Nancy of Yarmouth
  • The silk merchant's daughter
  • Jack went a-sailing. Songs. The rejected lover
  • The lover's lament
  • The dear companion
  • The rocky mountain top
  • The warfare is raging
  • The true lover's farewell
  • Katie Morey
  • Rain and snow
  • The wagoner's lad
  • Come all you fair and tender ladies
  • Ibby Damsel
  • Handsome Sally
  • William and Polly
  • Hick's farewell
  • Poor Omie
  • The Virginian lover
  • Early, early in the spring
  • Married and single life
  • Betsy
  • If you want to go a-courting
  • Pretty Saro
  • My dearest dear
  • I'm going to Georgia
  • Harry Gray
  • Locks and bolts
  • William and Nancy
  • George Reilly
  • Johnny Doyle
  • Lazarus
  • Black is the colour
  • The single girl
  • John Hardy
  • Betty Anne
  • My boy Billy
  • Soldier, won't you marry me?
  • Swannanoa Town
  • The keys of heaven
  • Putman's Hill
  • The false young man
  • Pretty Peggy O
  • My parents treated me tenderly
  • The Sheffield apprentice
  • The broken token
  • Wild Bill Jones
  • The shoemaker
  • The brisk young lover
  • Seven long years
  • Come all you young and handsome girls
  • Loving Reilly
  • The awful wedding
  • Sweet William
  • Good morning, my pretty little miss
  • My mother bid me
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The tree in the wood

Nursery songs:

  • The farmyard
  • The drummer and his wife
  • The bird song
  • Sourwood Mountain
  • The foolish boy
  • Harm Link
  • Sing said the mother
  • I whipped my horse
  • A frog he went a-courting
  • The frog in the well
  • The carrion crow
  • The old grey mare