Lincoln Lovers, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a "fair maid," courts her twelve months, and she agrees to marry. He is "called away" [to war?]. When he returns she breaks her vows "for her parents sake." He will "roam this world" and hopes to find and marry some other pretty girl.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1962 (Ives-Maine)
KEYWORDS: love courting promise rejection return separation rambling beauty father mother
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ives-Maine 13, "The Lincoln Lovers" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: IveMa13

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