Pawkie Paiterson's Auld Grey Yaud

DESCRIPTION: "As I gae'd up Hawick Loan... 'Twas there I heard an auld yaud Gie mony a heavy grane... 'I'm Pawkie Patterson's auld yaud, See how they're guidin' mie.'" The aged horse describes its hard and bitter life, and leaves its body parts to various people
AUTHOR: George Ballantyne ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: horse age death lastwill hardtimes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 311-313, "Pawkie Paiterson's Auld Grey Yaud" (1 text, 1 tune)
Stokoe/Reay, pp. 52-53, "Robin Spraggon's Auld Grey Mare" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greig #175, p. 2, "Pawkie Paiterson's Auld Grey Yaud"; Greig #176, p. 2, "Robin Spraggon's Auld Grey Mare" (1 text plus 1 fragment)

ST FVS311 (Partial)
Roud #3063
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Poor Old Horse (III)" (theme)
cf. "Mon Cher Voisin (My Dear Neighbor)" (theme)
File: FVS311

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