Rose in June

DESCRIPTION: "Was down in the valleys, the valleys so deep, To pick some plain roses to keep my love sweet, So let it come early, late or soon, I will enjoy my rose in June." "O, the roses are red, the violets blue." "O love, I will carry the sweet milking pail."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Hammond collection)
KEYWORDS: love courting flowers lyric
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Copper-SongsAndSouthernBreezes, pp. 256-257, "Rose in June" (1 text, 1 tune)
Brocklebank/Kindersley-DorsetBookOfFolkSongs, p. 27, "My Rose in June" (1 text, 1 tune)
Karpeles-TheCrystalSpring 54, "The Rose in June, or Let it be Early, Late or Soon" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1202
File: CoSB256

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