Little Bunch of Roses, The
DESCRIPTION: "I am waiting here to meet my darling," "My little bunch of roses." They kissed last night and he anticipates the same tonight. He fell in love with her when they met as children. Now she is eighteen. He recalls his proposal and her acceptance.
AUTHOR: "written and composed by" W.H. Delahanty, according to broadside LOCSheet sm1871 06382) (see NOTES)
EARLIEST DATE: 1871 (broadside, LOCSheet sm1871 06382)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 924, "The Little Bunch of Roses" (1 text)
LOCSheet, sm1871 06382, "Little Bunch of Roses," G. D. Russell & Co. (Boston), 1871 (tune)
NOTES: Composer attributions are notoriously unreliable on song sheets, frequently attributing the song to the arranger. - BS
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