DESCRIPTION: At Aikey Fair the singer hires to Geordie Williamson. The cattleman, mistress, Ned the gardner, Jean the cook, and Jim the bailie [cattleman] are described. The food is bread and cheese. The cook is ugly but "she thocht she wis an awful swell"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming work moniker
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 379, "Geordie Williamson" (1 text)
cf. "The Guise o' Tough" (some verses are shared)
NOTES: Ord translates "bailie" as cattleman on p. 261.
This is a short version of "The Guise o' Tough" with all names changed. - BS
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