Girls o' Aiberdeen, The

DESCRIPTION: "I'll sing the flowers o' Don and Dee, The charming girls o' Aiberdeen." The Scottish lasses are better than the fair girls of England, but the girls of Aiberdeen are "far aboon them a'." "I loe the lasses ane and a'," but Aiberdeen girls best of all.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: beauty nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #70, p. 1, "The Girls o' Aiberdeen" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 519, "The Girls o' Aiberdeen" (1 text)

Roud #6003
NOTES: The Dee and Don are rivers that flow into the North Sea at Aberdeen.
Greig #68 has the contributor say "he used to sing ["The Girls o' Aiberdeen"] in New Zealand in early days." - BS
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File: GrD3519

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