Lord! I married me a wife! She gave me trouble all my life! Made me work in the cold rain and snow.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Lord! I married me a wife", 1976 [voice and harp], from 8 Folk Song Arrangements, no. 1. [text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Seigneur, j'ai épousé une femme !", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Virginia Knight