I Canna Leave My Mither Yet

DESCRIPTION: Lizzie will not leave her mother "For nane can lo'e her like mysel'." Her lover asks her to go with him and herd sheep together. They would take her mother and "We baith will tend her fading years Amang the heathery hills o' Dee"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: age courting travel farming dialog sheep mother
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 899A, "I Canna Leave My Mither Yet" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6255
File: GrD4899A

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