How Can I Be Merry Now?

DESCRIPTION: "As I went up thro' Union Street, I spied an apple as green as a look, The outside was fair, but the inside was rotten, And fin love's oot o' sight it'll soon be forgotten ... how can I be merry now? My poor heart's heavy since my love's gone"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (Greig/Duncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan6 1200, "How Can I Be Merry Now?" (1 short text)
Roud #6801
NOTES [11 words]: The current description is based on the one Greig/Duncan6 verse. - BS
Last updated in version 2.5
File: GrD61200

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