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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4454

Poor Mary Blane
Mary Blane

First Lines:
I once did lub a pretty gal
I once did lub a pretty gal -- I lub'd her as my life
I ouce [sic] did love a pretty gal
I once did lub a pretty girl
[I] once did love a pretty gal

Blackface minstrelsy
Race relations

Edition - Bod6903

Imprint Names:  Brander

Imprint Locations:  Elgin

Imprint: Brander, Printer, Elgin

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4454

Title: Mary Blane

First Line: I once did lub a pretty gal

Notes:  See Harding B 11(79), \"Answer to Nelly Gray,\" for a similar story

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyKidnappingRace relationsLouisiana

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3803

Title: Queer folk o' the shaws

First Line: I thought one day unto mysel' that I wad gang and see a race

Themes:  Horse-racing

Firth b.25(65)

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