Harrowing Time

DESCRIPTION: A bothy ballad describing spring harrowing. "Cauld winter it is now awa', And spring has come again."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming work
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greig #71, pp. 1-2, "Harrowing Time" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 421, "Harrowing Time" (6 texts, 4 tunes)
DBuchan 70, "Harrowing Time" (1 text, 1 tune in appendix)
Ord, pp. 256-257, "Harrowing Time" (1 text)

Roud #5587
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Drumdelgie" (tune)
cf. "The Miller of Straloch" (tune, per Greig)
cf. "The Fyvie Ploughmen" (subject: ploughing match)
cf. "The Plooin' Match" (subject: ploughing match)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Cauld Winter's Noo Awa
Come All Ye Jolly Ploughboys
File: DBuch70

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