In the Merry Month of June, Love
DESCRIPTION: The singer complains that "times are nae wi' me love, as they hae been." He describes his love and says "surely ye've been very unconstant To change yer old love for any new." She says "you will have pleasure I would rather my old love than twenty new"
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting infidelity beauty dialog nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 808, "In the Merry Month of June, Love" (1 text)
NOTES: This reminds me a bit of "Will Ye Gang, Love," as sung, e.g., by Archie Fisher. But I don't have enough data to know if they're linked. - RBW
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