“Down in the Meadow (Down in the Valley II)”


Singing game/skipping rhyme "Down in the (meadow/valley) where the green grass grows," a girl shines like a rose (or hangs out her clothes). She and a young man court (and marry)


  1. Montgomerie-ScottishNR 59, "Skipping (Down in the Valley)" (1 text)
  2. Roud #12967
  3. BI, SNR059


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1898 (Gomme)
Keywords: playparty courting
Found in: Britain(Scotland)