Bonnie Eloise

DESCRIPTION: ""Sweet is the vale where the Mohawk gently glides... But sweeter, yes, dearer far than these... is Blue-eyed, bonnie bonnie Eloise, The belle of the Mohawk Vale." He remembers home and love, but regrets the crumbling away of his old home
AUTHOR: Words: C. W. Elliot / Music: J. R. Thomas (soure: Heart-Songs)
EARLIEST DATE: 1858 (date of composition, according to Huntington)
KEYWORDS: love river separation home
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Huntington-TheGam-MoreSongsWhalemenSang, pp. 309-310, "The Belle of the Mohawk Vale" (1 text, 1 tune)
Heart-Songs, pp. 108-109, "Bonny Eloise" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #4244
File: HGam309

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