Jessie Munroe [Laws P40]

DESCRIPTION: Johnny is entranced by Jessie and asks her too marry, offering her houses and land. She says that his holdings are poor and he unattractive. Johnny returns to Betty, less attractive but more faithful
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (Creighton-NovaScotia)
KEYWORDS: courting beauty virtue
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar,Newf)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Laws P40, "Jessie Munroe"
Peacock, pp. 291-292, "Jessie Munro" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton-SongsAndBalladsFromNovaScotia 78, "Jessie Munroe" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton-MaritimeFolkSongs, pp. 72-73, "Jessie Munro" (3 texts, 1 tune)

Roud #1807
George Decker, "Jessie Munro" (on PeacockCDROM)
File: LP40

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