Sa Up and Rise
DESCRIPTION: "Sa up and rise, my merry lads, For a' maun rise, for a' maun rise"
EARLIEST DATE: 1911 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming work nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #163, p. 3, ("Sa up and rise, my merry lads") (1 fragment)
GreigDuncan3 442, "Sa Up and Rise" (1 fragment)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan3 fragment.
Greig's correspondent, John Milne, has this fragment be the chorus of a song his grandfather sang "telling the joys to be derived from first-class farm-work, workmen, and working-gear" at "Mill of Boyndlie [sic]."
GreigDuncan3 has a map on p. xxxv, of "places mentioned in songs in volume 3" showing the song number as well as place name; Mill of Boyndie (441) is at coordinate (h6-7,v6) on that map [near Banff, roughly 41 miles NNW of Aberdeen]. - BS
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