I Love My Sweetheart the Best

DESCRIPTION: "The sun was sinking slowly, Sinking in the west; I love all those pretty boys, But I love my sweetheart the best." The girl regrets ignoring mother's advice; boys have led her astray. She points out that mother is wise and a friend; men are deceivers
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (recording, Kelly Harrell)
KEYWORDS: love mother betrayal
FOUND IN: US
ST RcILMSTB (Full)
Roud #13150
RECORDINGS:
Kelly Harrell, "I Love My Sweetheart the Best" (Victor 20867, 1927; on KHarrell02)
NOTES: I don't know Harrell's source for this -- but so much of his material is traditional that I have to think this is another traditional song. - RBW
File: RcILMSTB

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