I'll Lay Ye Doon, Love
DESCRIPTION: "I'll lay ye doon, love, I'll treat ye decent... For surely he is an honest man." The singer walks out to hear two lovers talking. One, who has traveled far, must travel on, "But when I come back, love, I'll lay ye doon."
EARLIEST DATE: 1974 (Sing Out!)
KEYWORDS: love sex courting travel
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
ADDITIONAL: _Sing Out_ magazine, Volume 23, #5 (1974), p, 17, "I'll Lay Ye Doon, Lovw" (1 text, 1 tune, with a few variant words, based on Jean Redpath's and Norman Kennedy's versions of a Jeannie Robertson original)
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