Drap o' Cappie O, The

DESCRIPTION: Tammie Lammie's wife likes ale. She asks him to share a dram. When she reproves him for his drink he packs her in a sack and dunks her by the turning mill wheel. She fears for her life. She lives happily afterwards but never asks for another drink.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1894 (Murison collection, according to Lyle, _Fairies and Folk_)
KEYWORDS: drink humorous husband wife drowning river abuse
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #177, p. 1, "The Drap o' Cappie" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 582, "The Drap o' Cappie O" (3 texts, 2 tunes)

Roud #5893
Tammie Lammie
File: GrD3582

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.