In Cupid's Court

DESCRIPTION: Fishing, the singer meets a maid. She asks if he is a stranger "brought up in Cupid's court ... an angler ... Or was it Cupid sent you here Young virgins to ensnare?" He asks her to marry, she agrees. "Instead of catching salmon He caught a prudent wife"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Creighton-Maritime)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage fishing love beauty wife
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-Maritime, p. 52, "In Cupid's Court" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2731
RECORDINGS:
Grace Clergy, "In Cupid's Court" (on MRHCreighton)
NOTES: Not to be confused with "Cupid's Garden" or variants thereon. - PJS
File: CrMa052

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