Come All You Fair Maidens (I)
DESCRIPTION: A man complains to "fair maidens" that men are taken in by girls who "come dancing before you great favors to gain" until "you're not your own man... for selling your freedom to buy you a wife."
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Owens-2ed)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage warning dancing nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Owens-2ed, pp. 107-108, "Come All You Fair Maidens" (1 text, 1 tune)
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.