Highland Jane

DESCRIPTION: The singer overhears another cry, "I have lost my bonny bride, My bonny blooming hielan' Jane." He describes her beauty. She was taken away soon after marriage. He hopes that death will soon take him as well
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: death separation marriage mourning
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South),Scotland(Aber)) Ireland
REFERENCES (3 citations):
GreigDuncan6 1240, "My Blooming Highland Jane" (1 text)
SHenry H477, p. 140, "Hielan' Jane" (1 text, 1 tune)
Wiltshire-WSRO Mi 641, "My Blooming Highland Jane" (1 text)

Roud #2554
BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Firth c.13(191), "Highland Jane" ("As [I] walked out one morning fair"), R. McIntosh (unknown), no date
File: HHH477

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.