Flowers of Edinburgh (II), The
DESCRIPTION: "In by Clatt" Colin meets Felex singing "Flowers o' Edinburgh." He falls in love, takes her in his arms, but is rejected. She says "it's liberty I crave." He says "nought but her favour can yield my heart delight" She relents. They marry.
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love marriage rejection music
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #73, p. 1, "The Flowers of Edinrurgh"[sic] (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 830, "The Flowers of Edinburgh" (4 texts)
cf. "The Flowers of Edinburgh" (I) (tune, per Greig)
As I Cam in by Clett
NOTES: Greig: "The song appears to have been written as words for the well known dance tune 'The Flowers of Edinburgh'."
GreigDuncan4: Clatt is northwest of Alford on the road to Huntly." - BS
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