“Bold Lover Gay”


The young man wins shy May's heart with promises of an easy life and fine clothes. He takes her to his home across the sea. His promises prove false; a year later she is homesick and pregnant, with no fine clothes


  1. Laws P23, "Bold Lover Gay"
  2. Belden, pp. 208-209, "All on Account of a Bold Lover Gay" (1 text)
  3. DT 505, LOVERGAY
  4. Roud #996
  5. BI, LP23


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1909 (Belden)
Found in: US(So)