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I know where I'm goin'

Language: English

I know where I'm goin'
and I know who's goin' with me
I know who I love
but the dear knows who I'll marry!

I have stockings of silk,
shoes of fine green leather
combs to buckle my hair
and a ring for every finger

Some say he's black,
but I say he's bonny,
the fairest of them all, 
my handsome, winsome Johnny.

Feather beds are sift
and painted rooms are bonny,
but I would leave them all, 
to go with my love Johnny.

Submitted by Anne Evans


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2009-02-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:06
Line count: 16
Word count: 84

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