Colleen from Coolbawn (Sweet Combeana)

DESCRIPTION: "One morning being fair I rode to take the air" down by the river, where the singer sees "my sweet Colleen reu." He describes the features of "sweet Combeana" at length. Now he has lost her, and roves about seeking her night and day, high and low
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1794 (Journal of the Polly)
KEYWORDS: love separation river beauty
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, p. 235, "An Old Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9233
File: HGam235

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