Sandgate Lass on the Ropery Banks, The

DESCRIPTION: "On the Ropery Banks Jenny was sittin'... And hearty I heard this lass singin' -- My bonny keel lad shall be mine." She is knitting the stockings she promised him. She recalls meeting him, and looks forward to bearing his children
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland)
KEYWORDS: love courting children clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland, pp. 184-185, "The Sandgate Lass on the Ropery Banks" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST StoR184 (Partial)
Roud #3178
NOTES [20 words]: For some reason, this reminds me very strongly of "Bring Back My Johnny to Me." But I can't point to common elements. - RBW
File: StoR184

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