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Posted By: Richie
14-Jun-12 - 12:47 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 2
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 2
Hi,

Here's an African- American version of Barbara Allen from 1888. Any earlier African- American versions?

http://bluegrassmessengers.com/dusky-barbara-allen--va-1888-african-american-.aspx

Richie