“McClenahan's Jean”


The singer praises the beauty of McClenahan's Jean. When her father learns that they are courting, he vows "that in merriage we ne'er should be buckled thegither." He wants her to wed a rich old man. The singer casts scorn on her potential husband


  1. SHenry H81, pp. 430-431, "McClenahan's Jean" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #7959
  3. BI, HHH081


Author: David Herbison? (Tune supplied by Sam Henry)
Earliest date: 1925 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland