Summer Morning, The (The White/Blue/Green Cockade)

DESCRIPTION: "It was one summer morning, as I went o'er the moss, I had no thought of 'listing till the soldiers did me cross." But her love is in the army. She both laments and curses him. They meet; he dries her tears and says he will return; she vows to ramble
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1820 (Kidson's mother according to Kidson-TraditionalTunes); 1846 (Dixon-AncientPoemsBalladsSongsOfThePeasantryOfEngland)
KEYWORDS: soldier love separation recruiting
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North,South,West))
REFERENCES (10 citations):
Dixon-AncientPoemsBalladsSongsOfThePeasantryOfEngland, Song #34, pp. 229-230, "The Summer's Morning" (1 text)
Bell-Combined-EarlyBallads-CustomsBalladsSongsPeasantryEngland, pp. 449-451, "The Summer's Morning" (1 text)
Kidson-TraditionalTunes, pp. 113-115, "The Summer Morning"; p. 115, "The White Cockade" (1 texts plus 1 fragment, 3 tunes)
Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland, pp. 68-69, "It Was One Summer Morning" (1 text, 1 tune)
Williams-Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 517, "Blue Cockade" (1 text)
Copper-ASongForEverySeason, pp. 282-283, "The White Cockade" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud/Bishop-NewPenguinBookOfEnglishFolkSongs #20, "The White Cockade" (1 text, 1 tune)
Gundry-CanowKernow-SongsDancesFromCornwall, p. 43, "The Green Cockade" (1 text pllus Cornish translation, 1 tune)
Dallas-TheCruelWars-100SoldiersSongs, pp. 30-31, "The White Cockade" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #191
File: StoR068

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