Lovely Nancy (VI)
DESCRIPTION: The singer courts Nancy. She and her mother reject me. Nancy marries "a boasty captain." He meet her walking in the fields; she bows her head and turns away. She knows she would have been happier with him. Young girls don't "throw your first love away"
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage rejection warning mother
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, p. 477, "Lovely Nancy" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Banks of Sweet Primroses" (floating lyrics)
NOTES: Floating lines shared with The Banks of Sweet Primroses: Come all young girls I pray take warning, Don't ever throw your first love away, For there's many a dark and cloudy morning Brings forth a pleasant sunshiny day." - BS
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