Cherry Orchard, The
DESCRIPTION: Singer remembers meeting Louise "down in the old cherry orchard." "She sang love songs to me." "She spoke those words that set my heart aflame." He told her love stories.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: courting love nonballad lover
FOUND IN: US(So) Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: W. T. (Tuce) Jernigan, "Down By The Old Cherry Orchard" (7/12/59). The John Quincy Wolf Collection Ozark Folksongs, accessed 11 February 2017 from http://web.lyon.edu/wolfcollection/songs/jernigandown1247.html
Mrs. Stephen Rowsell, "The Cherry Orchard" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
NOTES: "Down In The Old Cherry Orchard," recorded by Tom Darby and Jimmy Tarlton, repeats two lines of this song -- "Down in the old cherry orchard, Under the old cherry tree" -- several times but has no other connection that I can make out (on "Tom Darby and Jimmy Tarlton -- Atlanta 1929-1930," JSP Records JSP 7746B CD (2005)). - BS
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