Flower of Glenleary, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, Crossgar's sunny hills are bespangled with flowers," but the singer yearns for Mary, the flower of Glenleary. He describes her beauty, and asks, "Fair maid of my dreams, did we meet here to sever?" He prays that she will be his
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Henry/Huntingdon/Herrmann-SamHenrysSongsOfThePeople H22a, pp. 232-233, "The Flower of Glenleary" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7986
cf. "The Braes of Balquhidder" (tune)
File: HHH022a

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