“Lucy Long (II)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1941 (Randolph); a "Lucy Long" tune was cited in 1854 in Put's Golden Songster
Keywords: love courting marriage
Found in: US(So)

Description

"One night when the moon was beaming, I strayed with my Lucy Long." The singer describes the beauties of their evening walk. He asks her to marry; she blushes, hesitates, and consents.

References

  1. Randolph 780, "Lucy Long" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #7413
  3. BI, R780