Rosy Banks of Green, The

DESCRIPTION: Josephine and Charlie, a sailor, have been in love since they were in school. Her father shoots them. Josephine, dying, is glad she is going to meet her dead mother and Charlie. They "never shall be parted on the rosy banks of green"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: homicide courting love father sailor reunion
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Peacock, pp. 701-704, "The Rosy Banks of Green" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Leach-Labrador 136, "Rosy Banks of Green" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #4437
RECORDINGS:
Mrs. Clara Stevens, "The Rosy Banks of Green" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Rosy Banks So Green
File: Pea701

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