“The Ring My Mother Wore”


"This earth has many treasures rare In gems and golden ore, My heart hath one more treasure rare, The ring my mother wore." The child received it from the mother's dying hand, and will treasure it always


  • [Roy Harvey and the] West Virginia Ramblers, "The Ring My Mother Wore" (Champion 16456, 1931)


  1. Randolph 699, "The Ring My Mother Wore" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Randolph/Cohen, pp. 474-475, "The Ring My Mother Wore" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 699)
  3. Roud #7372
  4. BI, R699


Author: Louis Della?
Earliest date: 1927 (Randolph); copyrighted 1860
Keywords: mother death ring
Found in: US(So)