“Here We Go in Mourning”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Brown)
Keywords: courting playparty mourning
Found in: US(SE)

Description

"Here we go in mourning, In mourning is my cry, I have gone and lost my true love, And surely I must die." "It's yonder he comes, And it's How do you do? And it's how have you been since I parted from you?" "Come now and let's go and get married."

References

  1. BrownIII 72, "Here We Go in Mourning" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7871
  3. BI, Br3072