This Pretty Girl of Mine
DESCRIPTION: "Here's a pretty little girl of mine Who's brought her bottle and glass of wine." She kneels on the carpet, then stands to choose her lover. When they're married they'll have a girl, then a boy, "seven years after, son and daughter"
EARLIEST DATE: 1884 (Wodhams)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage nonballad children drink
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greig #159, pp. 2-3, ("Do you see this pretty girl of mine?") (1 text)
GreigDuncan8 1572, "This Pretty Girl of Mine" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Opie-Game 19, "Pretty Little Girl of Mine" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: John R. Wodhams, The Midland Garner (Banbury, 1884 ("Digitized by Google")),First Series, Vol. I, p. 32, ("See this pretty little girl of mine") (1 text)
cf. "Hokey Pokey" (one verse)
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