Lovely Nancy (I) [Laws N33]

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a girl and asks her what she is doing so far from home. She says she is seeking her love, gone these three years. He takes out his half of their broken ring and agrees to marry her and stay at home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Creighton/Senior)
KEYWORDS: separation brokentoken marriage
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Laws N33, "Lovely Nancy I"
Creighton/Senior, pp. 187-188, "Lovely Nancy" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1449
cf. "John (George) Riley (I)" [Laws N36] and references there
File: LN33

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