Blooming Mary Ann

DESCRIPTION: The singier is a sailor. He courts blooming Mary Ann. Her father offers "a little money and a house and farm of land" if he'd stay on shore forever. They marry and are happy.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage beauty farming dancing father sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Peacock, pp. 505-507, "Blooming Mary Ann" (1 text, 2 tunes)
Leach-Labrador 34, "Lovely Mary Ann" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST Peac505 (Partial)
Roud #6466
RECORDINGS:
Joseph Bruce, "Blooming Mary Ann" (on PeacockCDROM)
File: Peac505

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