Sweet Mary of Cliftonhill

DESCRIPTION: At harvest time the singer sees Mary with another man. Later they drink to each other at a tavern. He reminds her of good times they have had. She leaves for home. They kiss and part. Miles away now he pines for her.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting love parting harvest
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #99, pp. 1-2, "Sweet Mary of Cliftonhill" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 708, "Sweet Mary of Cliftonhill" (8 texts, 6 tunes)

Roud #6148
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Harvest Time
Clifton's Braes
File: GrD4708

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