Cahan's Shaden Glen

DESCRIPTION: The singer goes rambling and sees beautiful "Eliza of Cahan's shaden glen." Hecourts her, but "She will not condescend; I have no gold in store." He wishes her well and departs, wishing he could have gained her favor
AUTHOR: Francey Heaney?
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection beauty
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H538, pp. 364-365, "Cahan's Shady Glen" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6882
NOTES: Very possibly not traditional; Sam Henry did not list a source, and no other traditional versions are known. - RBW
File: HHH538

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