Maidens of Locharmuick, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer walks out one morning to the farm at Locharmuick. He is greeted with kisses by a girl in the garden. The "aul wife" brings out a whisky bottle and he drinks a toast to the five "maidens of Locharmuick," those over them and men who are away.
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: farming drink moniker
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 745, "The Maidens of Locharmuick" (1 text)
NOTES: GreigDuncan4 quotes a note from Charles Murray, Duncan's source for this song, who had "surveyed Glen Carvie [Strathdon, about 40 miles west of Aberdeen] including the farm of Locharmuick." - BS
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