“Sarah Jane”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1958
Keywords: courting hardtimes death burial infidelity humorous
Found in: US(MA)

Description

(After an unrelated opening stanza), we find Sarah Jane and Samuel courting on the D & H canal. He, however "succumbed to hard times" and is buried. As for Sarah, within a week "She started keeping comp'ny with a junk dealer... in Rondout."

Notes

Not to be confused with the song we index as "Sara Jane," which is a humorous song of conflict between lovers. - RBW

Cross references

References

  1. FSCatskills 173, "Sarah Jane" (1 text plus appendix; tune referenced)
  2. DT, SARAJANE*
  3. BI, FSC173