Very First Time I Saw My Love, The

DESCRIPTION: "The very first time I saw my love, I was very sick in bed, And the only request I asked of her Was to tie up my head. O, love it is a killing thing, Did you ever feel the pain?" The singer wishes his love were a rose and he a gardener.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Peters)
KEYWORDS: love rejection flowers floatingverses disease
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peters, p. 128, "The Very First Time I Saw My Love" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #4233
NOTES [21 words]: Just about every word of this floats, but I don't recall the combination existing except in the Jacobs family of Wisconsin. - RBW
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