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Posted By: Richie
07-Jun-12 - 01:51 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 2
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 2
Hi,

I've started Barbara Allen- will I ever finish it? haha

I'd like to find the earliest collected version- I think there was one from 1893 JOAFL.

Certainly there's earlier collected versions, anyone? Perhaps the Stevens-Douglass version would count. Any others?

I have a broadside from 1836. Are the US broadside reprints of earlier English broadsides?

Any US traditional versions with "Martimas time"?

TY

Richie