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BMC14_01 Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender Nathan Gortney.mp3
This is a recording made by Bobby McMillon, c 1968, of Nathan Gortney (Nate Gortney) singing the ballad "Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender" (Roud 4, Child 73).

BMC08-1_01 I Used to Wear My Apron Low.mp3
This is a recording of Mae Phillips (Maw Maw Phillips) singing the song "I Used to Wear My Aprons Low" (Roud 422). Bobby McMillon recorded the tape this is from and introduces the songs there: "[This] was recorded late in 1968 and in the spring of…

BMC08-1_01 A Maid A Being Young.mp3
This is a recording of Mae Phillips (Maw Maw Phillips) singing the song "A Maid A-Being Young" (Roud 269). Bobby McMillon recorded the tape this is from and introduces the songs there: "[This] was recorded late in 1968 and in the spring of 1969 at…

BMC08-1_01_4 Locks and Bolts.mp3
This is a recording of Mae Phillips (Maw Maw Phillips) singing the song "Locks and Bolts" (Roud 406). Bobby McMillon recorded the tape this is from and introduces the songs there: "[This] was recorded late in 1968 and in the spring of 1969 at Lower…

BMC08-1_01 Dickie and Johnson.mp3
This is a recording of Mae Phillips (Maw Maw Phillips) singing the song "Dickie and Johnson" (Roud 17). Bobby McMillon recorded the tape this is from and introduces the songs there: "[This] was recorded late in 1968 and in the spring of 1969 at Lower…

BMC08-1_01 Fond Affection.mp3
This is a recording of Mae Phillips (Maw Maw Phillips) singing the song "Fond Affection" (Roud 459). Bobby McMillon recorded the tape this is from and introduces the songs there: "[This] was recorded late in 1968 and in the spring of 1969 at Lower…

Well, A Maid Being Young_LSBc.jpg
This is a hand-transcribed ballad. A note on the reverse dated 1960 says that Mae Phillips learned this song in the 1910s or 1920s from her cousin Bethonia Clark.

Star Girl_p1_blue ledger no1.jpg
This is a hand-transcribed song written by W.J. Ellison with a note on the reverse dated 1968. The note says, "'Ballad Rhymes' sung by Rolf Ellison, son of composer."

Southern Soldiers_p1_blue ledger no2.jpg
This is a hand-transcribed text of one version of the song, "Southern Soldiers." A note on the reverse attributes this version to Mrs. Lou Brookshire with the date, February-March 1968. The note says she learned this song as a child.

Southern Soldiers_Brookshire_blue ledger no1.jpg
This is a hand-transcribed text of the song titled, "Southern Soldiers." This version of the song is attributed to Mrs. Lou Brookshire, Kings Creek, N.C. 1968.
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