Green Grow the Laurels


Background Information

Broadcast on Folk Song Cellar, BBC World Service


Lyrics

(Copyright © Public domain)

Green grow the laurels, soft as the dew
Sad I was, darling, on parting from you
Perhaps in the future our love will renew
We'll love one another and promise to be true
I wrote my love a letter and he wrote me mine
I wrote my love a letter, he wrote me mine,
Said: Keep your love letter and I will keep mine,
You write to your love and I'll write to mine.

I passed my love's window both night time and day,

I passed my love's window both night time and day.
And the looks that he gave me a thousand would slay,
And the looks that he gave me a thousand would slay.

Green grow the laurels, soft as the dew
Sad I was, darling, on parting from you
Perhaps in the future our love will renew
We'll love one another and promise to be true
I wrote my love a letter and he wrote me mine
I wrote my love a letter, he wrote me mine,
Said: Keep your love letter and I will keep mine,
You write to your love and I'll write to mine.


Type:
Live
Artists:
Sandy Denny
Lyrics:
Music:
Released:
10 September 2007 (UK)
Recorded:
2nd December 1966 at Cecil Sharp House
  • BBC, London
Length:
3:32
Label:
Universal Island Records Ltd.
Publisher:
Public domain
Musicians:

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