“Highland Jane”


The singer overhears another cry, "I have lost my bonny bride, My bonny blooming hielan' Jane." He describes her beauty. She was taken away soon after marriage. He hopes that death will soon take him as well


  1. SHenry H477, p. 140, "Hielan' Jane" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #2554
  3. BI, HHH477


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1933 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland