Lily Lee

DESCRIPTION: (Nathan Gray) sets out across the sea to gain the money to marry (Lily/Lilla) Lee. One night he dreams that Lily is dead. He returns home in fear, to find that she has indeed died
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (LoC recording, David Rice)
KEYWORDS: separation love death travel
FOUND IN: US(MW,So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 98, "Lily Lee" (1 text plus a fragment, 2 tunes)
Randolph/Cohen, pp. 513-514, "Lily Lee" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 98B)

ST R098 (Full)
Roud #3268
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Lord Lovel" [Child 75]
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Lila Lee
File: R098

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