“The Ballynure Ballad”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Hayward-Ulster)
Keywords: courting humorous
Found in: Ireland

Description

On the road to Ballynure the singer "heard a wee lad behind a wee ditch That to his wee lass was talking" He asks her to give him a kiss. She says "kisses are not for giving away But they are for the taking." Remember that when you go to kiss a girl

References

  1. Hayward-Ulster, pp. 43-44, "The Ballynure Ballad" (1 text)
  2. DT, BALLYNUR*
  3. Roud #6549
  4. BI, HayU043