Queer Folk i' the Shaws, The

DESCRIPTION: "I thocht unto mysel' ae day I'd like to see a Race... Sae up I gat, an wash'd mysel', put on my Sunday braws, An' ... started for the Shaws!" He likes the races, but in his ignorance ends up in trouble with the law, and vows not to return again
AUTHOR: Janes Fisher ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: racing horse drink money police prison punishment injury
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 97-99, "The Queer Folk i' the Shaws" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greig #121, pp. 1-2, "The Queer Folk o' the Shaws" (1 text)
GreigDuncan2 237, "The Queer Folk i' the Shaws" (3 texts, 2 tunes)

Roud #3803
File: FVS097

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