Greenmount Smiling Ann

DESCRIPTION: The singer sees a beautiful girl, "Greenmount smiling Ann." He sees a young man in green approach her. They go off together; the birds sing and the swans glide along with them. He is assured they are "joined in Hymen's ban."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love husband wife bird marriage beauty
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H182, pp. 464-465, "Greenmount Smiling Ann" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #4457
File: HHH182

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