Starry Night to Ramble, A

DESCRIPTION: The singer lists the pleasures he enjoys. Noteworthy among them is courting with his sweetheart. But "Of all the games I love the best, that fill me with delight, I love to take a ramble upon a starry night."
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: courting rambling
FOUND IN: US Australia
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 56-57, "A Starry Night to Ramble" (1 text, 1 tune)
Spaeth-WeepMore, pp. 94-95, "Starry Night for a Ramble" (1 text, 1 tune)
Gilbert, pp. 177-178, "A Starry Night for a Ramble" (1 text)
Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 52-53, "A Starry Night to Ramble" (1 tune)
Tritton/Meredith, p. 92, "A Starry Night for a Ramble" (1 fragment)

Roud #972
NOTES [38 words]: Gilbert reports that this was popularized by a performer named Dick Gorman, probably in the last years of the nineteenth century -- but offers no details of its authorship (if known), only a catalogue of Gorman's oddities. - RBW
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File: MA056

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