Bell Hendry (II)
DESCRIPTION: The singer, Bell Hendry, has cheated many young men of Fraserburgh. When she lived in her father's house she drank beer and lived "at a high rate." Now she's in the correction house. If she gets out she may be married yet "we the lad I daurna name"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: marriage prison drink
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 728D, "Bell Hendry" (1 text plus a fragment on p. 531, 1 tune)
cf. "Maybe I'll Be Married Yet" (tune according to GreigDuncan4, and one verse from Greig #18)
cf. "Bell Hendry (I)" (subject)
cf. "Jean Chivas" (lyrics)
NOTES: GreigDuncan4 quoting Duncan: "An objectionable song of Buchan origin and modern."
GreigDuncan4 and Roud lump both Bell Hendry songs. Except for their first two lines their texts, tune and tone are different and my inclination is to split them. - BS
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