Fare You Well, Sister Phoebe

DESCRIPTION: "Fare you well, sister Phoebe, fare you well, For I hate to leave you, I love you so well. Oak grows tall, pine grows slim, Buy you a true love, true love... and bring it home to him." "Fare you well, brother longnose, fare you well...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Browne)
KEYWORDS: love separation farewell
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Browne 71, "Fare You Well, Sister Phoebe" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Roud #11372
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Juniper Tree" (tune used for Wolford's version)
File: Brne071

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