Harvest Shearin', The

DESCRIPTION: "Farewell, love, for I maun leave you" "Don't you hear the colonel crying, Run brave boys, keep colours flying." "No more we'll go to the harvest shearin'" or hear the blackbird. Farewell father, mother, sister, comrades and dearie.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Greig/Duncan1)
KEYWORDS: farewell war nonballad family friend lover soldier
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan1 101, "The Harvest Shearin'" (4 texts, 3 tunes)
Roud #1301
Fareweel, Lassie, I Maun Leave Ye
Love Farewell
File: GrD1101

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