Suggested Readings and Recordings


1- Baldwin, Karen, and Daniel W. Patterson, eds. Bobby McMillon and "The Ballad of Frankie Silver." Special issue, North Carolina Folklore Journal 47, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 2000).

2- McCrumb, Sharyn. The Ballad of Frankie Silver. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1998.

3- Patterson, Daniel W. A Tree Accurst: Bobby McMillon and Stories of Frankie Silver. Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Winner of the Chicago Folklore Prize

CDs Music

McMillan, Bobby. Lords and Merry Maids All: Mountain Love Songs and Child Ballads. Available from which also carries other recordings of authentic mountain music.