MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada
Ellen Brown
Jim Molloy NFLD 2 Tape 20 Track 2
St. Shott's Audio:
Ballad


As I rode out one evening in hopes to have some fun
Twas down by Dublin city where I spied a comely one
And parting with my comrades just outside of the town
And who did I chance to meet but lovely Ellen Brown

The look that she gave at me it did my heart ensnare
With her two red and rosy cheeks and her curly brown hair
With her two red and her rosy cheeks and her new-fashioned gown
There's not a lady in the city could be compared to Ellen Brown

Oh I'm goin' down to Donnybrook and so am I said she
I caught her by the lily-white hand sayin' come along wit' me
For I will hire a gentle cab and on it we'll drive down
Sayin' my dear I have no objections cries lovely Ellen-

[Speaks] I think forgot it all...That's all
LEACH: Is that a very long song?
MOLLOY: Oh it's not very long, couple of verses more to it. I had it...
MALE VOICE: Sing de other two now
MOLLOY: l forgot it


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