“Garden Where the Praties Grow”

Author: Johnny Patterson
Earliest date: 1927 (Sandburg)
Keywords: love courting marriage
Found in: US(MW)

Description

""Have you ever been in love, me boys, Oh! have you felt the pain? I'd rather be in jail, I would, than be in love again.... I'd have you all to know That I met her in the garden where the praties grow." The two marry and live happily ever after

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  1. Sandburg, p. 463, "I Met Her in the Garden Where the Praties Grow" (1 short text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, PRATIGRO*
  3. Roud #4803
  4. BI, San463