“The Lovely Youth Called James McKee”


The singer loves wonderful James McKee. "I'm now despised, that once was prized, by him that I still adore." They had planned their wedding. "Him for to blame 'twould be a shame, 'twas these false maids led him astray." Warning: "tell your minds to none"


  1. Hayward-Ulster, pp. 91-92, "The Lovely Youth Called James McKee" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6540
  3. BI, HayU091


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Hayward-Ulster)
Found in: Ireland