DESCRIPTION: "Was ne'er in Scotlan' heard or seen Sic dancin an' deray As at Pattie's weddin' on the green Tae bonnie Mary Gray." The remaining seventeen verses string together people and things that are the names of songs: Maggie Lauder, Tullochgorum, ....
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: wedding dancing drink music moniker nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 605, "Scotch Medley" (1 text)
NOTES: For similar works see broadsides Bodleian, Harding B 25(1742), "Scotch Medley" ("As I came in by Calder fair and yout[sic] the Tappard lee, man"), C. Croshaw (York), 1814-1850 and NLScotland, L.C.Fol.70(28b), "Scotch Medley" ("Gae bring my guid auld harp ance mair"),unknown, c.1890. There is also a broadside posing as a letter, along the same lines at NLScotland, L.C.1268), "Letter from a Friend on a Journey to the North, to an inhabitant of Auld Reekie; being a curious and entertaining medly[sic] of Scotch Songs,"unknown, 1822. - BS
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