“The Six Sweethearts”


The singer recalls courting "six girls all at once." He enjoys it greatly until he starts to forget the girls' names. The girls unite to pay him back. He dreams of what else they might do -- and of being a Turk and marrying all of them


  1. SHenry H605, p. 340, "The Six Sweethearts" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Creighton-Maritime, p. 128, "Six Girls" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #2704
  4. BI, HHH605


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1935 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: courting betrayal dream
Found in: Ireland Canada(Mar)