“Beardiville Planting”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1937 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love courting marriage home beauty
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer meets a pretty girl who lives near Beardiville. He asks her to come with him to County Derry. She asks him to stay a while so she can be sure he is serious. Her father consents, and they are married

References

  1. SHenry H718, pp. 460-461, "Beardiville Planting" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9462
  3. BI, HHH718