The Blackwater Side

Publication Year:
1966
Usage 98
Abstract Views 86
Downloads 12
Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/songstorysamplercollection/8
Author(s):
Cramp, Bill
Tags:
The Blackwater Side; Bill Cramp; Oakland; Maine; love song; ballad; Ethnomusicology; Folklore; Oral History
artifact description
"The Blackwater Side" is one of many songs that came to Maine from the British Tradition. It is, as Bill Cramp called it, a "long love song." This ballad is one in a series of songs that consist of true lovers' discussions, but none are any more good humored than "The Blackwater Side."