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: 1951 (Guigne; MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage beauty farming dancing father sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Peacock, pp. 505-507, "Blooming Mary Ann" (1 text, 2 tunes)
Guigne, pp. 254-255, "Lovely Mary Ann (Blooming Mary Ann)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-Labrador 34, "Lovely Mary Ann" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST Peac505 (Partial)
Roud #6466
Joseph Bruce, "Blooming Mary Ann" (on PeacockCDROM)
Cyril O'Brien, "Blooming Mary Ann" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

File: Peac505

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