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Sandy Paton Lyr Add: Walking on the Green Grass (22) RE: Lyr Add: Walking on the Green Grass 26 Apr 05


I remember a recorded version of this song -- I believe it was a Stinson recording of the Mechau Family, who were from Colorado, I think -- that used the first verse of the text that began this thread (thanks, Gargoyle) and continued with a couple of others. One, I recall, went:

    She shall have a young man,
    She shall have a lover.
    And if that young man chance to die,
    She shall have another.

Which is pretty matter of fact, eh? Another was something like:

    We shall go a-roving,
    Roving o'er the land.
    (Something, something) pretty girl,
    Take her by the hand.

Anyone have this text in memory or songbook? I'd like to get it back into my head.
    Sandy


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