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Posted By: Richie
28-Dec-16 - 01:19 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Died for Love: Sources and variants
Subject: RE: Origins: Died for Love: Sources and variants
Hi,

If anyone has more versions, please post them, thanks Lighter and Georgiansilver.

I need help with version of this next small branch I've titled "Foolish Girl". It begins:

Oh what a foolish girl was I
To fall in love with an Irish boy/a sailor boy,

There's a version online from Shetland isles that you can listen here:

http://www.sssa.llc.ed.ac.uk/whalsay/2014/12/16/foolish-young-girl-the-2/

I only have a couple variants. Anyone?

Richie