Rose in June
Collected by Bob Copper in about 1954 from George Fosbury of Axford, Hampshire: see Chapter Fourteen, pp. 114-122, of Songs and Southern Breezes for the details; and the appendix for these words.
Was down in the valleys, the valleys so deep,
O, the roses red, the violets blue,
O love, I will carry thy sweet milking pail,
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