Auld Warrack's Plough Feast
DESCRIPTION: The lads and lasses had fun at old Warrack's plough feast. The plough chain broke and everyone helped fix it to end the job. At supper Warrack confesses "I never had a lawfu' wife, Nor yet a lawfu' son But I fell foul o' Maggie Thows"
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: sex farming food party wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 634, "Auld Warrack's Plough Feast" (3 texts)
NOTES: GreigDuncan3 p. 675 has the third text which was used for the descriptioon.
GreigDuncan3: "William Warrack (born at Towie) was farmer at Nains of Towie in 1851, when he was sixty-eight."
GreigDuncan3 has a map on p. xxxv, of "places mentioned in songs in volume 3" showing the song number as well as place name; Mains of Towie (634) is at coordinate (h1,v4) on that map [roughly 33 miles W of Aberdeen]. - BS
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