Whilst the sentiments and lyrics are contradictory Go From My Window
as sung by the Tyneside Maritime Chorus
has a tune that is strikingly similar to that given in Come to my window
. In the former, the courted maiden spurns her beau (The Devil's in the man
) whereas in the latter she yearns for him (I am thine, oh thou knowst I am thine
Whatever - I love both these songs.
The Tyneside Maritime Chorus
version as composed by Benny Graham
is beautifully intricate some lines are sung by "women only" [sic] set against a 3-chord bass counterpoint. Lovely stuff!
This song may be found in the Tyneside Maritime Chorus songbook