“Hateful Mary Ann”


A confused piece, with hints of stage origin. The singer waits for her love, who is much delayed. She fears bad weather has caused him to stop "with that hateful Mary Ann" "And it's all for the chilly, driving rain. At last he arrives (to her reproaches?)


  1. BrownII 144, "Hateful Mary Ann" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6564
  3. BI, BrII144


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)