Citi Na gCumann (Kitty of Loves)

DESCRIPTION: Irish Gaelic: Singer comes to bargain with his love's parents over her dowry. They cannot agree; they've heard he's married. He denies it; he only trifles with young women. He asks her to elope with him, or to marry in secret, or to emigrate with him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (recording, Maire O'Sullivan)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage courting dowry elopement love bargaining emigration father lover
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Maire O'Sullivan, "Citi Na gCumann" [incomplete] (on Lomax42, LomaxCD1742)
File: DTcitina

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