Back in the Hills

DESCRIPTION: "Way back in the hills as a boy I once wandered, There deep in the grave lies the girl that I love." She was a jewel on earth and now is one in heaven. When she was sixteen, she had promised to marry him, but now she is dead.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Roberts)
KEYWORDS: love death courting
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Roberts, #53, "Back in the Hills" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Roberts considered this a redaction of "In the Hills of Roane County." Musically, perhaps, but I don't see any real relation in the texts. . - RBW
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File: Robe053

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