Goodman's Song, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer threatens to retaliate for thin or lumpy porridge by making the oxen run or leave the land unploughed. "Wine wine wine awa', Halkie's [cow] ane and humlie's [hornless cow] twa, Wine wine wine awa"
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming work food nonballad drink
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 395, "The Goodman's Song" (1 text)
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.