Park in Portadown, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a woman who knows him by name. He asks her to walk with him in the park in Portadown. She refuses; she is waiting for her cousin James McKeown. He receives a letter from his "dear" as Mrs James McKeown. Beware of girls willing to spark.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (Morton-Ulster)
KEYWORDS: courting lie rejection warning
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morton-Ulster 18, "The Park in Portadown" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2892
cf. "Watercresses" (theme: the married woman pretending to be single)
NOTES [12 words]: Morton-Ulster: "Portadown ... is a market town just below Lough Neagh." - BS
File: MorU018

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