Road to Peterhead, The

DESCRIPTION: On the road to Peterhead the singer is invited to join a party of three score lads and lasses. He follows them to a house where he sees a bride. He joins the parade of "more than seven score and ten," and describes the feast and happy wedding
AUTHOR: William Lillie (source: GreigDuncan3)
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: wedding dancing music
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig 52, p. 1, "The Road to Peterhead" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 613, "The Road to Peterhead" (3 texts, 1 tune)

Roud #5631
NOTES [32 words]: GreigDuncan3 quotes a note written about 1860 that Lillie wrote the song "on visiting a Penny Wedding at Sandhole, Longside." - BS
For another Penny Bridal song, see "The Blythesome Bridal." - RBW
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