I Must Live All Alone

DESCRIPTION: "As I was a-walking one morning by chance, I heard a maiden making her moan... Alas! I must live all alone, alone...." Asked why she is out, she says her home is a burden. At eleven, she had sweethearts; now she has none. She hopes her sailor returns
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Broadwood)
KEYWORDS: love home separation sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BroadwoodCarols, pp. 16-17, "I Must Live All Alone" (1 text, 1 tune)
Palmer-ECS, #62, "As I Was A-walking" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1059
File: LEBC016

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