“He Took Her by the Lily-White Hand”


Perhaps the remains of a play-party song: "He took her by the lily white hand and lifted her over the gutter, With a kiss for you and a kiss for me and a kiss for the governor's daughter."


  1. Creighton/Senior, pp. 260, "He Took Her by the Lily-White Hand" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, CrSe260


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1950 (Creighton and Senior)
Keywords: playparty courting
Found in: Canada(Mar)