Appendix 1

APPENDIX 1

FORM

Category # of times %
3 verses 21 22
4 verses 10 10.6
5 verses 9 9.57
6 verses 14 14.8
7 verses 9 9.57
8 verses 2 2
11 verses 2 2
AABAAB 1 1
ABA 11 11.7
ABAA 16 17
Ballad 40 42.5
Chorus 46 48.9

THEMES

Categories # of times %
Ageing 6 6
Animals 17 18
Celebration 6 6
Child 15 15.9
Courting 34 36
Cowboy 9 9.57
Death 41 43.6
Drinking 12 12.7
Family 25 26.5
Farming 11 11.7
Fidelity 28 29.7
Friendship 9 9.57
God/Religion 31 32.9
Jail & Law Breaking 18 19
Categories # of times %
Location 33 35
Longing 55 58.5
– For Person 44 46.8
– For Place 18 19
Love 48 51
Man (subject) 29 30.8
Marriage 17 18
Money 16 17
Music 25 26.5
Nationalism 4 4
Pain 27 28.7
Point of View
– From Man 60 63.8
– From Woman 10 10.6
– Non-Gendered 16 17
Poverty 12 12.7
Race 8 8.5
War 2 2
Woman 11 11.7

Most Common TAGS

TAGS # of Times
Angels 7
Birds 8
Brother 3
Church 3
City 3
Dream 12
Father 5
Fire 4
Flowers 7
Food 12
Free 8
TAGS # of Times
Good-bye 4
Grave 5
Guilty 3
Gun 3
Heart 8
Heaven 10
Home 18
Jail 4
Judge, Judgement, Jurry 5, 1, 2 = 8
Kentucky 3
Kiss 3
Mail 3
Moon 5
Mother 10
Mountain 9
Nashville 4
Pray 8
Railroad 6
Roaming 7
Rose 10
Sister 4
Sorrow 9
Soul 4
Star 7
Sunshine 9
Sweetheart 15
Tears 11
Train 5
Water 15
West 6
Wife 4
Winter 4
Work 7

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