“Love Let Me In (Forty Long Miles; It Rains, It Hails)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1905 (Purslow)
Keywords: love marriage sex nightvisit
Found in: Canada(Newf)

Description

The singer arrives after a long journey, and appeals to the girl: "It rains, it blows, it hails, it snows ... love let me in." At first she turns him away because she is home alone. She changes her mind, takes him to bed and he marries her the next day.

Cross references

References

  1. Leach-Labrador 48, "Love, Let Me In" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, FORTYLNG*
  3. Roud #608
  4. BI, LLab048