One Evening Fair For To Take the Air
DESCRIPTION: "One evening fair for to take the air" the singer strays by Dublin's Bay and sees "a female form... more brighter far than the evening star, and they call her the Cailin Deas"
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (OCroinin-Cronin)
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 113, "One Evening Fair For To Take the Air" (1 fragment)
NOTES: OCroinin-Cronin is a fragment of "The Cailin Deas" ("My true love's eyes are as bright" [p. 160]) recorded from Michael Cronin; as for Elizabeth Cronin's song-lists, this is only a title. In spite of shared lines, OCroinin-Cronin says this fragment is "not to be confused with the Cailin Deas in no. 99 above ['My True Love's Face is as Bright']." - BS
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