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
McMillan, Bobby. Lords and Merry Maids All: Mountain Love Songs and Child Ballads. Available from Ivycreek.com which also carries other recordings of authentic mountain music.
- Watch The Ballad of Frankie Silver
- Excerpt from "A Fly in Amber: Faded Leaves of Time"
- Making the Ballad of Frankie Silver
- The Ballad and the Legends of Frankie Silver: A Search for the Woman's Voice
- Transcript of Ballad of Frankie Silver
- "Give Me the Truth!": The Frankie Silver Story in Contemporary North Carolina