Rose in the Garden (III)
DESCRIPTION: "There's a rose in the garden for you, fair man, There's a rose in the garden for you, fair maid, There's a rose in the garden, pluck it if you can, Be sure you don't choose a false-hearted one. It's a bargain, it's a bargain for you, fair man...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty flowers love
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Newell, #45, "Rose in the Garden" (1 text plus fragments)
cf. "Sailing in the Boat" (lyrics)
NOTES: Newell considers this to be close to "Sailing in the Boat," but it appears to me that they are two songs fused rather than one that split. - RBW
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