@wlonk I think you might be my main hope here.
I'm trying to remember a folk song where she's walking along the river singing a song, and she meets a soldier who's whistling the same tune, and they have a fun little fling together.
The version I'm trying to find has the phrase "I knew we would be lovers" in it, but google's giving me zippo.
CAN YOU HELP
@wlonk I would swear that the name of the song was just "The Whistling Soldier" but I'm getting no returns at all.
It was on a CD I bought at a store 15 years ago or less (since lost). Pop-folk, nbd. How can there be no trace of it online?
I can't believe that there's not a folk song called "The Whistling Soldier" at all, even if it's not the one I mean. What on earth gives.
@lumpley As far as song-type goes, is this in the right direction: https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/theboldgrenadier.html
(Obviously, none of the versions here have the line you mention, but.)
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