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Elizabeth Stewart

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781617033087

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.001.0001

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Aunt Lucy

Aunt Lucy

Chapter:
(p.141) Chapter Three Aunt Lucy
Source:
Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen
Author(s):

Elizabeth Stewart

, Alison McMorland
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.003.0003

This chapter turns to Elizabeth Stewart’s Aunt Lucy. Lucy was the fifth child born out of fourteen children to Betty and Jimmsy Stewart. Unlike Elizabeth’s mother, Jean Stewart, Lucy had formal musical training. Lucy, however, had the advantage of picking up traditional music from her mother and the rest of her family. She had a lot of love and respect for the songs, stories, and traditions of the family. She was later regarded somewhat as a guardian of that tradition as much as she was the guardian for the family. The chapter reflects on the life of Elizabeth’s Aunt Lucy, recalling memories of her aunt’s singing and playing, and meditating on the character and talent of Elizabeth’s musically gifted aunt, who would later be honored by her niece when she sang her own version of the ballad The Battle o Harlaw.

Keywords:   Elizabeth Stewart, Aunt Lucy, Jimmsy Stewart, Jean Stewart, The Battle o Harlaw

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