Vermont Folklife Center - Digital Archive

OT2003-3012-010 -- Barbara Allen



[Most of recording is MacArthur and Atwood talking about music and the song. Singing begins at 1:46, but Atwood cannot recall lyrics]

In Charlotte-town where I was born
There was a fair maid dwelling
[hums line]
And her name was Barabara Allen

Dublin Core

Title

OT2003-3012-010 -- Barbara Allen

Alternative Title

Bonny Barbara Allan
The Ballet of Barbara Allen
Barbara Allen's Cruelty
Barbarous Ellen
Edelin
Hard Hearted Barbary Ellen
Sad Ballet Of Little Johnnie Green
Sir John Graham

Description

Song excerpted from audio recording OT2003-3012, part of VFC2003-0007 Margaret MacArthur Collection.

Creator

Source

Margaret MacArthur Collection -- VFC2003-0007. Vermont Folklife Center Archive, Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, Vermont, United States of America.

Date Created

1964-07-15

Contributor

Language

en

Identifier

VFC2003-0007 OT2003-3012-010

Rights Holder

Vermont Folklife Center

Song Item Type Metadata

Local Title

Barbara Allen

Standard Title

Barbara/Barbry Allen

Standard Title Reference

Folk Music Index (http://www.ibiblio.org/folkindex)

Transcription

[Most of recording is MacArthur and Atwood talking about music and the song. Singing begins at 1:46, but Atwood cannot recall lyrics]

In Charlotte-town where I was born
There was a fair maid dwelling
[hums line]
And her name was Barabara Allen

Duration

2:00

Citation

Atwood, Fred, “OT2003-3012-010 -- Barbara Allen,” Vermont Folklife Center Digital Collections, accessed September 22, 2014, http://www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/digital-archive/collections/items/show/1129.