“Jessie Munroe”


Johnny is entranced by Jessie and asks her too marry, offering her houses and land. She says that his holdings are poor and he unattractive. Johnny returns to Betty, less attractive but more faithful


  1. Laws P40, "Jessie Munroe"
  2. Peacock, pp. 291-292, "Jessie Munro" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Creighton-NovaScotia 78, "Jessie Munroe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. Creighton-Maritime, pp. 72-73, "Jessie Munro" (3 texts, 1 tune)
  5. DT 517, JESSMUNR
  6. Roud #1807
  7. BI, LP40


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1932 (Creighton-NovaScotia)
Keywords: courting beauty virtue
Found in: Canada(Mar,Newf)