"The Golden Vanity" is a story-song that mesmerizes you... you have to keep listening to find out what happens in the end.

You can listen to the song in the recording below.


The first version of this song in print dates back to the 17th century and was called "Sir Walter Raleigh Sailing In The Lowlands".

"The Golden Vanity" is also known as "The Sweet Trinity".

There are many version of this song from both the UK and the US.



Vocal performance of "The Golden Vanity" by Makemi, cc. 3.0. American traditional song, based on w:Child ballad No. 286, "w:The Sweet Trinity".