Johnny, Oh Johnny

DESCRIPTION: "Johnny, oh Johnny, you are my darling, Like a rose that grows in the garden...." The girl's father offers her wealth to marry another; he mother scorns her for wanting Johnny. She intends to follow Johnny anyway, and bids her family farewell
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Browne)
KEYWORDS: love separation father mother money
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Browne 14, "Willie, Oh, Willie" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Darling-NAS, pp. 277-278, "Johnny, Oh, Johnny" (1 text)

Roud #5715 and 11382
Pete Steele, "Johnny O Johnny" (AFS, 1938; on KMM)
NOTES [14 words]: A commonplace theme, but this doesn't look quite like any of the other versions. - RBW
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