Glass Market, The
DESCRIPTION: "There's been mony a feein' [hiring] market On this side o' the Dee But the like o' the last Glass Market I never chanced to see."
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming work
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #118, p. 3, ("There's been mony a feein' market") (1 fragment)
GreigDuncan3 369, "The Glass Market" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan3 fragment excluding the chorus.
GreigDuncan3: "Markethill to the north of Haugh of Glass (see map [see following note]) was 'for centuries the site of Glass market' [quoting Godsman, Glass, Aberdeenshire, The Story of a Parish]."
GreigDuncan3 has a map on p. xxxv, of "places mentioned in songs in volume 3" showing the song number as well as place name; Haugh of Glass (369) is at coordinate (h4,v4) on that map [roughly 40 miles WNW of Aberdeen]. - BS
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