Broon Cloak, The

DESCRIPTION: "Some lads are ne'er at rest Till wi' crowds o' lassies press'd... But pleasure mair I find... Wi' ae lassie true and kind, And her broon cloak on." Relatives warn the lad of falling in love too young or wrongly, but he still loves the brown-cloaked girl
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: love clothes family warning mother
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 86-88, "The Broon Cloak On" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greig #68, p. 1, "The Broon Cloak" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 906, "The Broon Cloak" (5 texts, 3 tunes)

Roud #5648
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie" (tune, per Greig)
File: FVS086

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