Sadie Ray

DESCRIPTION: "Near a cool and shady woodland Where the rippling streamlets flow Dwelt a maiden kind and lovely But 'twas in long years ago." He describes their love and plans to marry, "But she's dead, my Sadie Ray." He prepares to meet her in Heaven
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: love death separation
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Randolph 770, "Sadie Ray" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownSchinhanV 718, 719, "Sadie Ray" (2 short texts, 2 tunes)
High, p. 30, "Sadie... Ray" (1 text)
Peters, p. 116, "Sadie Rae" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #4314
[Clarence] Ashley & [Gwen] Foster, "Sadie Ray" (Vocalion 02900, 1935; rec. Sep. 5, 1933)
NOTES [13 words]: Printed in one of the Hamlin's Wizard Oil songbooks, probably in the 1880s. - RBW
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File: R770

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