Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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272         Ballads and Songs of Michigan
For in less than three weeks after, this maid was called to go, And her last request was granted to be buried by her lover, young Monroe.
10 Come all the rest of you river boys that wish to go and see Where the soft winds sigh and the willow weeps in per­fect harmony; On a little knoll by the riverside, two lovers there lie low. They are Miss Clara of Saginaw town and her true love, young Monroe.
B
Sung in 1935 by Mr. Otis Evilsizer, Alger, who learned the song while working in a Michigan lumber camp. A text of eight stanzas similar to A.
Young Mutcroe
The Rowell manuscript. A text of ten stanzas similar to A.







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