The University of Texas at Austin
English and American Songs: "Barbara Ellen"
Identifier: e_utfc_0491
Title: English and American Songs: "Barbara Ellen"
Description: Child No. 84, "Bonny Barbara Allen"; voice with guitar, 14 stanzas. First line: "In Scarlet town where I was born..." Ends with rose, briar and love-knot motif.
City: Springfield
State: Missouri
Country: United States
Date: 1939/06
Creator: McCord, May Kennedy (performer)
Contributor: Owens, William A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X6a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 5 minutes, 2 seconds