Nellie Moore

DESCRIPTION: "In a low green valley where the birds so sweetly sing... Of a summer eve we' launch our little boat. The singer recalls happy days with Nellie, but "Oh, I miss you, Nellie Moore, and my hapiness is o'er... For you've gone from the little cottage home."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Shellans)
KEYWORDS: love courting separation
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shellans, pp. 32-33, "Nellie Moore" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7326
NOTES [29 words]: Shellans suspects that this may be derived from "Darling Nelly Gray," and certainly there are quite a few verbal similarities. But this clearly qualifies as a separate song. - RBW
File: Shel032

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