Hills o' Gallowa', The

DESCRIPTION: The singer and his lassie "softly slid the hours awa' Till dawnin'" If he were with her "amang the hills o' Gallowa'" he would blythely steer through life in spite of the world's gloom. "Oh bury me ... amang the hills o' Gallowa'"
AUTHOR: Thomas Cunningham (1776-1854) (source: Whitelaw-Song)
EARLIEST DATE: 1843 (Whitelaw-Song)
KEYWORDS: love Scotland nonballad lover burial
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan3 504, "The Hills o' Gallowa'" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Whitelaw-Song, pp. 115-116, "The Hills o' Gallowa'" (1 text)

Roud #5989
File: GrD3504

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