MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada
"There's a pretty robin in my cherry tree"
Performed by Margaret Luby Accession # 78-054 NFLD 1 Tape 1 Track 3
Community: Tors Cove (?) (see her bio) Audio:


There's a pretty robin in my cherry tree
With a song so gay and saucy
Can you mean that he is singing just for me
Chirrup chiree chirrup chiree chirup chirree

He's looking for my cherries with the big bright …
Never even getting my …
Oh, Robin redbreasts leave a few for me
So I can do some singing too Chirrup chirree

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