Adieu to Bogie Side

DESCRIPTION: The singer calls on the muses to help him "sing sweet Huntly's praise. I leave a girl behind me Whose joy is all my pride, And bid farewell to Huntly And adieu to Bogie side." He bids farewell to friends and lands and hopes the girl will be safe
AUTHOR: possibly John Riddell
EARLIEST DATE: 1863 (Greig/Duncan8)
KEYWORDS: love separation rambling farewell
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Ford-VagabondSongsAndBalladsOfScotland, pp. 265-266, "Adieu to Bogie Side" (1 text)
Greig-FolkSongInBuchan-FolkSongOfTheNorthEast #28, pp. 1-2, "Bogieside"; #30, p. 3, "Bogieside" (1 text plus 1 fragment)
Greig/Duncan8 1517, "Adieu to Bogieside" (12 texts, 12 tunes)
Ord-BothySongsAndBallads, pp. 363-364, "Adieu to Bogie Side" (1 text)

Roud #4593
cf. "Bogie's Bonnie Belle" (lyrics)
cf. "The Sheffield Apprentice" (tune, per Greig/Duncan8)
cf. "The Plains of Waterloo" (tune, per Greig/Duncan8)
Farewell to Huntly
NOTES [18 words]: For the complicated relationship between this song and "Bogie's Bonnie Bell," see the notes to that song. - RBW
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