Hill o' Callivar, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer advises to "Ask her for to be your wife and tak' her at her will And tak' her for a ramble on the Callivar Hill." The site "wad mak' your heart contented." He's old now but he'd "drink the health o' Scotland yet and Forbes Arms Hotel."
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 507, "The Hill o' Callivar" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [39 words]: GreigDuncan3 has a map on p. xxxv, of "places mentioned in songs in volume 3" showing the song number as well as place name; Coiliochbhar Hill (507) is at coordinate (h1-2,v5) on that map [near Alford, roughly 28 miles W of Aberdeen]. - BS
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