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Thread #60591 Message #969960
Posted By: GUEST,Q
20-Jun-03 - 07:25 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Orphan Girl (from Buell Kazee)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: The Orphan Girl as sung by Buell Kazee
"The Orphan Girl," collected in 1915 from Miss Maude Groves, Nicholas Co., West Virginia, has essentially the same lyrics as the versions already posted here. Cox, J. H., 1925, Folk-Songs of the South, Dover Reprint of 1967, pp. 446-447. Anecdote places it in West Virginia in 1885, from English people.