“Nellie (II)”


"Come, listen to me, a story I'll tell... I once loved and courted a dear little girl." But her parents are opposed, and she marries rich Mr. Brown. He is a drunkard and ignores her. She dies. The singer wants to die for love of her


  1. MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 142-143, "Nellie" (1 text)
  2. Roud #4212
  3. BI, MHAp142


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1932 (JAFL 45, collected from Mrs. Emory P. Morrow)
Found in: US(So)