DESCRIPTION: "Between Lochiel and Gowrie, I met a fair maid by the way; I steppid up unto her, and unto her this word did say." "She's my darling Nancy Varlin, She's my darling goes to and fro"
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan4)
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 738, "Nancy Varnon" (2 fragments, 2 tunes)
cf. "Planxty Nancy Vernon" (tune by O'Carolan as far as the fragment 738A goes)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan4 fragments.
GreigDuncan4 quoting Duncan: "This song also [like 'Mairins Gibberlin' from Mrs Gillespie] is understood to be distinctly indelicate." - BS
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