My Ain Aunty Jean

DESCRIPTION: The singer's late Aunty Jean was a big woman who had seen better days and begged for her living. She'd been wed once or twice. She was "brimfu' o' fun," read fortunes and was "a modest blackmailer." "Let us hope 'mang the blest is my ain Aunty Jean"
AUTHOR: John Murray (written c. 1860) (source: Greig)
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: marriage death begging hardtimes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #41, p. 2, "My Ain Aunty Jean"; Greig #38, p. 2, "My Ain Aunty Jean" (2 texts)
GreigDuncan4 741, "My Ain Aunty Jean" (2 texts, 1 tune)

Roud #5642
NOTES: Greig quotes the author in #41: "'Auntie Jean's suggested by the publication of Davidson's 'Uncle John.' [specifically, 'Uncle John's Fiddle']" - BS
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File: GrD4741

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