Green Trees Bending

DESCRIPTION: "Green trees bending, green trees bending, green trees bending, Hold to the side and swing to the back; If you catch a pretty boy, back right back."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: playparty courting
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV, pp. 513-514, "Green Trees Bending" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES: BrownSchinhanV connects this with Newell's "Green Grows the Willow-Tree." I don't see it. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.1
File: BrS5513

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.