Land o' America, The

DESCRIPTION: "You native Scots, and relations all, A ploughman's wages is but small." Come to America. "There is plenty o' tobacco te smoke and te chaw" but beware the Indians. He says "nor yet will I forsake my dear, but I'll won gold and buckle braw"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1911 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: poverty emigration gold America Scotland nonballad Indians(Am.)
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #179, p. 2, ("You native Scots and relations all"); Greig #179, p. 2, ("Yer stinkin' cheese, and yer breid fired raw"); Greig #179, p. 2, ("The women there they nakit run") (3 fragments)
GreigDuncan3 535, "The Land o' America" (3 texts)

Roud #6013
ALTERNATE TITLES:
America
NOTES: GreigDuncan3 by Greig in 1911: "Heard sung at St Combs seventy years ago." - BS
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File: GrD3535

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