Jamie frae Dundee

DESCRIPTION: "I canno' like ye, gentle sir, although a laird ye be...." "I'se gang wi Jamie frae Dundee, To cheer the lanesome way." "The laverock mounts to hail the morn, The lint-white swell her throat, But neither are sae sweet, sae clear, As Jamie's tuneful note."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1796 (McFayden); 1866 (Whitelaw) according to Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee)
KEYWORDS: love separation bird music
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee 59, "Jamie frae Dundee" (1 text, 1 tune)
The Dundee Lassie
File: Gath059

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