“The Rosy Banks of Green”


Josephine and Charlie, a sailor, have been in love since they were in school. Her father shoots them. Josephine, dying, is glad she is going to meet her dead mother and Charlie. They "never shall be parted on the rosy banks of green"


  1. Peacock, pp. 701-704, "The Rosy Banks of Green" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
  2. Leach-Labrador 136, "Rosy Banks of Green" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #4437
  4. BI, Pea701


Alternate titles: “The Rosy Banks So Green”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Peacock)
Found in: Canada(Newf)