“The Summer Morning (The White/Blue/Green Cockade)”


"It was one summer morning, as I went o'er the moss, I had no thought of 'listing till the soldiers did me cross." But her love is in the army. She both laments and curses him. They meet; he dries her tears and says he will return; she vows to ramble


  1. Stokoe/Reay, pp. 68-69, "It Was One Summer Morning" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, COCKADE1*
  3. Roud #191
  4. BI, StoR068


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay)
Found in: Britain(England(North))