Mary Jamieson

DESCRIPTION: "I loved you Mary Jamieson ... You ken I loved you Mary dear ye needna look sae high The time may come yet Mary when I may pass you by." The singer loved Mary "as a bridegroom loves his bride" -- but apparently unsuccessfully
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 711, "Mary Jamieson" (2 fragments, 2 tunes)
Roud #6151
NOTES: GreigDuncan4: "Often sung in New Deer district forty or fifty years ago.... Noted 1906." - BS
Last updated in version 2.5
File: GrD4711

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