Brisk Young Lad, The

DESCRIPTION: "There cam' a young man to my daddie's door... a-seeking me to woo." The singer feeds him while she bakes. He just sits there. At last she bids him depart. He trips over the "duck-dub"; they shout and laugh at him as he departs
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1790 (_Scots Musical Museum_ #219)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 294-296, "The Brisk Young Lad" (1 text, 1 tune)
GreigDuncan4 892, "The Brisk Young Lad" (1 text, 1 tune)
Whitelaw-Song, p. 359, "The Cauldrife Wooer" (1 text)
DT, BRISKLAD
ADDITIONAL: James Johnson, Editor, _The Scots Musical Museum_ [1853 edition], volume III, #219, p. 228, "The Brisk Young Lad" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #6139
BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Harding B 11(4132), "The Brisk Young Lad ("There came a young man to my daddy's door"), W. McCall (Liverpool), 1857-1877
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "An Old Man Came Over the Moor (Old Gum Boots and Leggings)" (theme)
cf. "Bung Your Eye" (tune, per GreigDuncan4) / "Bung Your Eye In The Morning" (tune, per Whitelaw-Song)
File: FVS294

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