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The Ballad of Barbara Allen

“Barbara Allen” is a traditional Scottish ballad; it later travelled to America both orally and in print, where it became a popular folk song.

 

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Ethnomusicologists Steve Roud and Julia Bishop described it as “far and away the most widely collected song in the English language — equally popular in England, Scotland and Ireland, and with hundreds of versions collected over the years in North America.”

 

 

The ballad generally follows a standard plot, although narrative details vary between versions. Barbara Allen visits the bedside of a heartbroken young man, who pleads for her love.

 

She refuses, claiming that he had slighted her at a prior affair; he dies soon thereafter.

 

Barbara Allen later hears his funeral bells tolling; stricken with grief, she dies as well

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