Moss of Balloch Fair

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets Mary Ann at the fair. He takes her to see the show and buys candy. He takes her home that night; "the auld folks" consent. The next day they marry at the fair. In twelve months they have twins and plan to open a baby show at the fair.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage food children father mother twins
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 885, "Moss of Balloch Fair" (3 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #5144
cf. "Oh Dinna Quarrel the Bairnies" (tune, per GreigDuncan4)
Peter Fair
NOTES [13 words]: The fair is either Peter Fair in Raffin or Moss of Balloch Fair at Ben Lomond. - BS
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File: GrD4885

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