It's After Six O'Clock

DESCRIPTION: "It's after six o'clock After seven and weary After eight o'clock And then I'll see my dearie"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 806, "It's After Six O'Clock" (1 fragment)
Roud #6207
NOTES [48 words]: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan4 text. - BS
Possibly related to the item underlying Burns's "Ay waukin O"? The meter fits, and the idea is similar; the chorus of the Burns song is "Ay waukin O, Waukin still and weary; Sleep I can get nane, For thinking on my Dearie." - RBW
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File: GrD4806

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