Hey Lizzie Lass
DESCRIPTION: The singer is waiting in the snow and cold for Lizzie to let him in. He says he'd be quiet and "wadna waken up ane o' your kin." Then, "I hear your fit on the floor" and his "fanciful fears" leave.
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Greig)
KEYWORDS: courting nightvisit nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig "Folk-Song in Buchan," p. 38, ("O Lizzie lass, gin ye'd lat me in"); Greig #109, p. 2, "Hey, Lizzie Lass" (2 fragments)
GreigDuncan4 781, "Hey Lizzie Lass" (1 text)
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