“Greenmount Smiling Ann”


The singer sees a beautiful girl, "Greenmount smiling Ann." He sees a young man in green approach her. They go off together; the birds sing and the swans glide along with them. He is assured they are "joined in Hymen's ban."


  1. SHenry H182, pp. 464-465, "Greenmount Smiling Ann" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #4457
  3. BI, HHH464


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland