“The Belles of Renous”


"Stay home with your mother, don't cause her to fret, And do not mix up with the downriver set." The girls of Renous look down at "a man dressed in homespun" and prefer "a dude from the city." The girls of Dungaren are the best at a ball.


  1. Ives-NewBrunswick, pp. 164-167, "The Belles of Renous" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #1964
  3. BI, IvNB164


Author: Joe Smith (1872-1912)
Earliest date: 1961 (Ives-NewBrunswick)
Found in: Canada(Mar)