Jolly Young Sailor and the Beautiful Queen, The [Laws O13]

DESCRIPTION: A rich girl has turned down many suitors, but becomes entranced when a (sailor) wanders by. She urges him to stay (ashore) and marry a rich girl. He doesn't want to give up his rambling ways, but finally consents when she offers him her hand and wealth
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Karpeles-FolkSongsFromNewfoundland)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage rambling money sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar,Newf) US(MA,NW,So) Ireland
REFERENCES (14 citations):
Laws O13, "The Jolly Young Sailor and the Beautiful Queen"
Doerflinger-SongsOfTheSailorAndLumberman, pp. 298-299, "The Jolly Young Sailor and the Beautiful Queen" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cazden/Haufrecht/Studer-FolkSongsOfTheCatskills 30, "The Jolly Stage Driver" (1 text, 1 tune)
Meredith/Anderson-FolkSongsOfAustralia, pp. 188-189, "The Journeyman Tailor" (1 text, 1 tune)
Henry/Huntingdon/Herrmann-SamHenrysSongsOfThePeople H620, p. 476, "The Journeyman Tailor" (1 text, 1 tune [text incorrectly states that this is Laws B6, but the notes give the correct Laws number])
Warner-TraditionalAmericanFolkSongsFromAnneAndFrankWarnerColl 66, "William the Sailor" (1 text, 1 tune)
Moore/Moore-BalladsAndFolkSongsOfTheSouthwest 90, "The Journeyman Tailor" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton/Senior-TraditionalSongsOfNovaScotia, pp. 179-183, "Jovial Young Sailor" (5 texts, 3 tunes)
Peacock, pp. 582-583, "The Sailor and the Lady" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-FolkBalladsSongsOfLowerLabradorCoast 33, "The Jolly Young Sailor and His Beautiful Queen" (1 text, 1 tune)
Karpeles-FolkSongsFromNewfoundland 73, "Bound Down to Derry" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton-SongsAndBalladsFromNovaScotia 38, "It Is of a Rich Lady" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton-MaritimeFolkSongs, p. 53, "Jovial Young Sailor" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 476, SAILQUEN

Roud #671
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Brisk Jolly Sailor
File: LO13

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