If You Can Love Me
DESCRIPTION: "If you can love me, why not love me, While you have so many in Tennessee! By this you may be led, To think of me when I am dead."
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Henry, from Mary King)
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MHenry-Appalachians, p. 232, (first of several "Fragments from Tennessee") (1 fragment)
NOTES: Although the first line of this sounds "Green Grow the Lilacs"-ish, the form implies that it's something different. Don't ask me what. - RBW
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