“Early One Morning”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1866 (Hullah, "The Song Book")
Keywords: love courting abandonment
Found in: Britain

Description

"Early one morning, just as the sun was rising, I heard a maid sing in the valley below, Oh don't deceive me, Oh never leave me; How could you use a poor maiden so?" She laments the young made who made promises and then betrayed her for a new girl

References

  1. Silber-FSWB, p. 185, "Early One Morning" (1 text)
  2. DT, EARLY1AM*
  3. Roud #12682
  4. BI, FSWB185