Kissing in the Dark

DESCRIPTION: "For lang I courted Jeannie... And whan she cam to see me, I wad kiss her in the dark." One night when she is away, he sneaks in and accidentally kisses her mother. This causes the mother to give consent to their marriage, and her money when she dies
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love courting humorous mother nightvisit
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,Bord))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greig #102, p. 2, "Kissin' In the Dark" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 915, "Kissin' In the Dark" (4 texts, 3 tunes)
Ord, pp. 97-98, "Kissin' in the Dark" (1 text)
McMorland-Scott, pp. 139-140, 156, "Kissin in the Dark" (1 text, 1 tune)

The Dark, the Dark
NOTES [29 words]: George Cooper wrote a text, "Kissing in the Dark," that was set to music by Stephen C. Foster. This isn't it; like most of Foster's late work with Cooper, it went nowhere. - RBW
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File: Ord097

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