Collected by Patrick A. Todd Sung by Mrs. Phydella Hogan
Fayetteville, Arkansas Accompanying herself on guitar
"WAY DOWN IN A LOW GREEN VALLEY" Jan 1960 Reel 329, Item 10
Mrs. Hogan only knows four verses.
1. Way down in a low green valley
Where the shy little violets bloom There sleeps a sweet young maiden in a cold and a silent tomb
2. She died not broken hearted Nor sickness ever be fell But from a fatal dagger of the one she loved so well
3. Come love and let us wander In the meadow bright and gay Come love and let us ponder Upon our wedding day
4. OH, Edward, I am weary
and I do not care to roam Please, Edward, I am so weary I'd rather stay at home
And then this jealous lover
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