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Performer: Hill, Beatrice
Place Collected: Bromsberrow Heath
Date collected: 1957 (27 August)
Collector: Wortley, Russell
Roud Number: 474

This is the only instance of the song being found in the UK although it is common enough in the USA, with the title “Saucy Anna Lee”, “Jealous Mary”, or “The Ballad of the Jealous Lover”. At least one source claims it was written in 1873.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 10 May 2015