Cronie o' Mine, A

DESCRIPTION: "Ye'll mount yer bit naiggie an' ride your wa'sdoun... There wons an auld blacksmith, we'Janet his wife, And a queerer auld cock ye ne'er met in your life." The singer describes the smith's odd haunt, then starts to describe the people of the town
AUTHOR: Alexander Maclagan (1811-1879) (source: Greig)
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: moniker nonballad friend
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 92-95, "A Cronie o' Mine" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greig #119, p. 1, "A Cronie o' Mine" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 551, "The Cronies o' Mine" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #6027
BROADSIDES:
NLScotland, L.C.Fol.70(33a), "A Cronie o' Mine," Poet's Box (Dundee), c. 1890
File: FVS092

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