“Jean of Ballinagarvey”


"The first place that I saw my love was Ballymoney town... " He describes "lovely Jean's" beauty, and says that all the young men love her. He wishes he had riches to share with her. He says he will do his best to win her


  1. SHenry H822, p. 239, "Jean of Ballinagarvery" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9475
  3. BI, HHH822


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love courting beauty
Found in: Ireland