They come from New England, from the Middle Atlantic, North Central, Western, and Southwestern states, and from the Southern mountains.
Some of the most popular of these traditional pieces, their popularity varying in varying regions, are Barbara Allen's cruelty, which leads in geographical distribution and in number of variants, Lord Lovel, The two sisters, The two Brothers, The House Carpenter, Young Beichan, The wife of Usher's well, and Lord Randal—who appears as Johnny Randall in Colorpreserved many good texts.
And now, as before the days when print was so common, song lovers copy their favourite texts into manuscript books.
Pepys testified to his pleasure at hearing an actress, Mrs. Knipp, sing her little Scotch song of Barbara Allen—perhaps the debut of this song; and the stage star still remains a great agent in popularization.
So do wandering concert troups and minor singers of many types.
The once popular negro minstrels helped to universalize many pseudo-negro song
Bangs, J. K., 310
Banker's daughter, the, 270, 272, 274
Banks, banking, and paper Currencies, 438
Banks of Claudy, the, 511
Barbara Allen's cruelty, 507
Barbara Frietchie, 266, 283
Barbarism of slavery, 346
Barde, Alexandre, 594, 597
Bar Kochba, 608
Barlow, Joel, 8, 155
Elections in Germany, 600
Elegie upon the death of the Reverend Mr. Thomas Shepard, 533
Elementary Latin composition (Allen and Greenough), 463
Elements of geography (Morse), 401
Elements of political economy (Newman), 434
Elements of political economy (Perry), 435
ElemenMountains and the Andes, 149
Last Taschastas, the, 55
Lateiner, J., 607, 608
Lathbury, Mary A., 500
Lathrop, George P., 274
Latin grammar (Allen and Greenough) 463, 464
Latin grammar (Gildersleeve), 466
Latin grammar (Lewis, C. T.), 463
Latin hymns, 480
Latin Lexicon (Forcellini), 461