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People/Characters: Johnny German

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American Balladry from British Broadsides by G. Malcolm Laws
American Folk Tales and Songs by Richard Chase
Ballads and Songs of Southern Michigan by Emelyn Elizabeth Gardner

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Johnny German: Character in the ballad of the same name. A sailor, he returns from a long voyage to meet his love. He tells her Johnny is dead. She grieves; he reveals himself.

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