9 thoughts on “ Omie Wise

  1. Omie Wise Lyrics: Oh, listen to my story, I'll tell you no lies / How John Lewis did murder poor little Omie Wise / He told her to meet him at Adams's Springs / He promised her money and other fine.
  2. Omie Wise Lyrics: Tell me no story, tell me no lies / Tell me the story of little Oma Wise / I'll tell you no story and I'll tell you no lie / How she was deluded by John Lewis's lies / She promised.
  3. I’ll tell you a story about omie wise How she was deluded by john lewis’ lies He told her to meet him by adam’s spring He’d bring her some money and other fine things.
  4. The Murder of “Omie Wise,” Harold Schechter The oldest form of true crime literature is the one folklorists call “murder ballads,” a genre dating at least as far back as the Middle Ages, when these sung or recited verses spread the news about shocking real-life homicides among the illiterate peasantry.
  5. Aug 28,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Clarence Ashley - Omie Wise YouTube; Dark Holler Blues - Duration: Clarence Ashley - Topic 4, views. Omie Wise - Duration: Roscoe.
  6. Nov 02,  · The haunting folk ballad "Omie Wise" has kept the story of Naomi Wise's murder alive for more than two hundred years. According to legend, Naomi Wise, a poor but beautiful orphan girl, was courted by Jonathan Lewis, son of a wealthy farmer. His mother persuaded him to stop the courtship but not before Naomi became pregnant with Jonathan's child.
  7. Jun 15,  · [Verse 11] Am G T'was on a Thursday morning, the rain was pouring down, Am Em Am When the people searched for Omie but she could not be found. [Verse 12] Am G Two boys went a-fishin' one fine summer day, Am Em Am And saw little Omie's body go floating away.
  8. Find a Grave, database and images (jucornmalliftcomwei.tuiworperscondebascioubidpieneuhapling.co: accessed), memorial page for Naomi Wise (–), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Providence Cemetery, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Long Ago and Yesterday (contributor ).
  9. Oh, listen to my story, I'll tell you no lies, How John Lewis did murder poor little Omie Wise. He told her to meet him at Adams's Springs. He promised her money and other fine things. And, fool-like she met him at Adams's Springs. But no money he brought her nor other fine things. "Go with me, little Omie.

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