Jean Chivas

DESCRIPTION: Jean Chivas lives at Blackton, "And a' the ill deen here aboot Jean Chivas gets the blame" "She's into a coach wi' her ain true love, And awa' to Porter Fair"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 729, "Jean Chivas" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Roud #6162
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Bell Hendry (I)" (tune?, per GreigDuncan4, and text)
cf. "Bell Hendry (II)" (tune?, per GreigDuncan4, and text)
NOTES: GreigDuncan4 and Roud split "Jean Chivas" from "Bell Hendry" though its first verse is close to GreigDuncan4 728D and its fragmentary verse is close to two lines of GreigDuncan4 728C. The name, obviously, is changed from Bell Hendry to Jean Chivas. Locations are changed respectively from Fraserburgh and Marnin Fair to Blackton and Porter Fair. - BS
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File: GrD4729

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