Here's a Health to Lord Ronald MacDonald

DESCRIPTION: An old woman drinks "a health to [ne'er do well] Lord Ronald McDonald That wears the huden [homespun] grey coat And another to [ruined] aul Leddy Jannet [who eloped with him]. That spins the yarn o'ot." (The bracketted comments are a spoken commentary)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: elopement nonballad clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 855, "Here's a Health to Lord Ronald MacDonald" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6224
cf. "Naebody Comin' to Marry Me" [i.e. "My Father's a Hedger and Ditcher (Nobody Coming to Marry Me)"?] (tune, per GreigDuncan4)
File: GrD4855

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