I'll Awa Hame (I)

DESCRIPTION: "Noo, I'll no bide with ma granny nae mair (x2), She skelps me face an' she pu's ma hair, An' I'll no bide...." "I'll away hame tae ma mother I will... She keeps a wee shop... An' she sells a wee drappie...." (S)he will sing and rejoice on her way home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1986 (Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee)
KEYWORDS: home mother travel drink music derivative
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee 70, "I'll Awa Hame" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #22220
cf. "I'll Awa Hame to My Mither I Will" (lyrics)
NOTES [40 words]: I seriously considered lumping this with "I'll Awa Hame to My Mither I Will"; obviously they share a lot of words. The plot here seems different enough to call them different songs, but it seems quite clear that this is derived from that. - RBW
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File: Gath070

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