Twa Lads Frae Neiborin' Toons
DESCRIPTION: Two lads come to the singer's house to woo lasses. The boys brag about mother, horses and daily chores and, when those topics are exhausted, leave with excuses about work that had to be done. The singer expects no such excuses if they ever return.
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting bragging farming humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 893, "Twa Lads Frae Neiborin' Toons" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
It Fell Aboot a Lammas Time
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.