“Annie of the Vale”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1909 (Belden)
Keywords: love separation soldier rejection
Found in: US(So)


"I'm lonely and weary, Without thee I'm dreary, Sighing for thy sweet melting voice." The singer begs, "Come, come, come, love, come... Dear Anna, sweet Anna of the vale." He will go to be a soldier; if he dies, he hope to meet her in heaven

Cross references


  1. Belden, pp. 222-223, "Annie of the Vale" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7950
  3. BI, Beld222