Ball at Davidson's, The
DESCRIPTION: "There was a ball at Davidson's Just i' the mids o' Lent." There were farmers, thimble-riggers, itinerant dealers and lottery folk. The farmer couldn't sell cattle or grain but fish sellers and thimble-riggers did well.
AUTHOR: Peter McCombie (source: GreigDuncan3)
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: commerce farming gambling dancing trick
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 628, "The Ball at Davidson's" (2 texts, 1 tune)
cf. "Errol on the Green" (tune, per GreigDuncan3)
The Murlin and the Creel
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