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"
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)
Mrs. Clara Stevens, "The Rosy Banks of Green" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
The Rosy Banks So Green
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