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The Roads Should Blossom
Words anonymous.
Composed 1864.

The source of this song is a manuscript in the Pierpont Morgan Library Gilbert and Sullivan Collection and is included here by permission.

The manuscript is inscribed "To Miss Mary Ann Harrold in remembrance of a happy week at Edgbaston, from Arthur S. Sullivan" and dated 13th September 1864. Sullivan was presumably staying at Edgbaston in order to be present at the first performance of Kenilworth at the Birmingham Festival on 8 September.

Karaoke File

The roads should blossom,
The roads should bloom,
So fair a bride shall leave her home!
Should blossom and bloom
with garlands gay,
So fair a bride shall pass today!
Village Wedding
(Sir Luke Fildes)
Fildes - Wedding

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