Angelina Brown

DESCRIPTION: The singer loves Angelina Brown and goes off every day to walk with her, leaving his wife to mind the shop. The lovers are overtaken by the tide, rescued, and brought ashore where his wife awaits. He has had no peace since then. Married men are warned
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1860 (Diprose); see NOTES
KEYWORDS: infidelity love warning rescue sea husband lover wife
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigné-ForgottenSongsOfTheNewfoundlandOutports, pp. 19-21, "Angelina Brown" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #24933
NOTES [33 words]: One of Guigné-ForgottenSongsOfTheNewfoundlandOutports's texts is the complete text from Diprose, The Red, White, & Blue Monster Song Book (c. 1860), which is the basis for the description above. - BS
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