Banks of Brandywine, The [Laws H28]

DESCRIPTION: The singer (a sailor) meets a girl and asks her to forget her lover -- telling her first that her lover is probably untrue and then that he's already married to another. She faints; he reveals that he is the long-lost lover
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1856 (Thompson-Pioneer)
KEYWORDS: sailor disguise courting
FOUND IN: US(Ap,MA,MW) Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (8 citations):
Laws H28, "The Banks of Brandywine"
Thompson-Pioneer 37, "Banks of Brandywine" (1 text)
Gardner/Chickering 72, "The Banks of Brandywine" (1 text plus mention of 1 more)
Smith/Hatt, pp. 64-66, "The Banks of Brandywine" (1 text)
Creighton-Maritime, pp. 62-63, "Banks of Brandywine" (1 text, 1 tune)
Mackenzie 71, "The Banks of Brandywine" (1 text)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #79, p. 6, "Banks of Brandywine" (3 references)

Roud #1970
LOCSinging, sb10031a, "The Banks of Brandywine," J. Andrews (New York), 1853-1859; also as100580, as100590, "The Banks of Brandywine"
VonWalthour, CDDrive>b>b(4),"Banks of Brandywine" ("One morning very early, in the pleasant month of May"), J. Andrews (New York), 1853-1859; also CDDrive>b>b(5),"Banks of Brandywine"

cf. "John (George) Riley (I)" [Laws N36] and references there
NOTES [71 words]: Broadsides LOCSinging sb10031a and VonWalthour CDDrive>b>b(4) appear to be the same edition.
Broadsides LOCSinging as100590 and VonWalthour CDDrive>b>b(5) appear to be the same edition.
Broadside VonWalthour CDDrive>b>b(4) and Broadside LOCSinging sb10031a: J. Andrews dating per Studying Nineteenth-Century Popular Song by Paul Charosh in American Music, Winter 1997, Vol 15.4, Table 1, available at FindArticles site. - BS
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