Blin' Hughie

DESCRIPTION: "Wha hasna heard tell o' Blin' Hughie the singer? The last wandering minstrel o' Scottish sang-lore." The song describes his odd appearance and tells how he enlivened the marketplaces. Now he is dead; "Scotland will greet for her true-hearted wean"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1986 (Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee)
KEYWORDS: death music clothes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee 46, "Blin' Hughie" (1 text)
File: Gath046

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