Singing Class, The
DESCRIPTION: The singers are listed. Josie Fowlie, "goodman o' Cadgiedykes," Sawners Fenty "Fleein' like a bird." "Some sang Bangor, And some sang bass, But bonny Mary Jamieson Sang munsy in the ase" [?]
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: music moniker
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 625, "The Singing Class" (2 fragments)
NOTES: GreigDuncan3: "The two fragments on this theme are given together here but it should be noted that, although they may be parts of the same song, it is not possible to be certain of this on the present evidence."
The following songs are all one or two verses or fragments with a verse beginning "[so-and-so he/she] was there": "Mary Glennie," "Jean Dalgarno," "The Singing Class" and "The Auchnairy Ball." Should two or more be considered the same song? - BS
This is possible, of course, but I suspect this is a separate humorous song, with the title genuinely describing the contents: A singing class, with "Bangor" being an error for "renor." I'm not sure what Mary Jamieson was singing, though. - RBW
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