It Was Early One Cold Winter's Morning

DESCRIPTION: Singer sees a woman "with an infant baby in her arms all through the frost and snow." She blames her father and mother for turning their back on her, and the girl that stole her lover. She prays and "they both lay down and died"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: infidelity death ordeal storm baby father lover mother
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18214
RECORDINGS:
Theresa White, "It Was Early One Cold Winter's Morning" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Three Perished in the Snow [Laws G32]" (theme)
cf. "Hush-oh-bye Baby" (theme)
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