Auld Quarry Knowe, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, weel I mind the joys we had, In youth's bright sunny days... But better far I mind the time... When daffin' wi' my Jessie On the auld quarry knowe." Now old, both he and his wife are past their prime, but still he recalls the happy days
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage age nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 141-142, "The Auld Quarry Knowe" (1 text)
Greig #82, p. 2, "The Auld Quarry Knowe" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 927, "The Auld Quarry Knowe," GreigDuncan8 Addenda, "The Auld Quarry Knowe" (2 texts, 1 tune)

Roud #6147
File: FCS141

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