My Jolly-Hearted Ploughboy

DESCRIPTION: "Sailors they are fickle, And the gardeners they're nae true, But my jolly-hearted ploughboy, I'll go along wi' you." It's fine on the sea but she wishes she were in her lover's arms. He gives her "the napkin frae his neck Which cost him guineas three"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love nonballad clothes farming
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 845, "My Jolly-Hearted Ploughboy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6223
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Sailors They Are Fickle
File: GrD4845

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