“Summer Hill”


The singer tells how he used to ramble, until he spies Cupid and is pierced by his dart. Now "I'm a wounded lover on Summer Hill." He describes the girl's beauty, and hopes to win her. He refuses to reveal his name


  1. SHenry H20b, p. 245, "Summer Hill" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9482
  3. BI, HHH020b


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1924 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love courting beauty
Found in: Ireland