McClenahan's Jean

DESCRIPTION: The singer praises the beauty of McClenahan's Jean. When her father learns that they are courting, he vows "that in merriage we ne'er should be buckled thegither." He wants her to wed a rich old man. The singer casts scorn on her potential husband
AUTHOR: David Herbison? (Tune supplied by Sam Henry)
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love courting father beauty lover
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H81, pp. 430-431, "McClenahan's Jean" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7959
File: HHH081

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