“Lovely Nancy (I)”


The singer meets a girl and asks her what she is doing so far from home. She says she is seeking her love, gone these three years. He takes out his half of their broken ring and agrees to marry her and stay at home

Cross references


  1. Laws N33, "Lovely Nancy I"
  2. Creighton/Senior, pp. 187-188, "Lovely Nancy" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. DT 746, LOVNANC2*
  4. Roud #1449
  5. BI, LN33


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1950 (Creighton/Senior)
Found in: Canada(Mar)