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Thread #43672   Message #927591
Posted By: GUEST,Q
06-Apr-03 - 11:00 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Ballad of Frankie Silver
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: BALLAD OF FRANKIE SILVER
The North Carolina Folklore Journal, Vol. 47, # 1, Winter-Spring 2000 (not seen) contains "The Frankie Silver Issue," comprising historical and folkloristic materials dealing with the documentary film, "The Ballad of Frankie Silver." Bobby McMillon, a "traditional artist," constructed the film "from local legend, belief and history." It may add little to solving the mystery of the ballad- who wrote it and when- but should be interesting. Ballad