Tell Me Dear Lassie the' Wye for to Woo

DESCRIPTION: "O tell me my bonny young lassie ... how for to woo." May I praise "your red cheeks like the morning," "lips like the rose when it's moistened wi' dew," and "een's pauky [lively] scorning"?
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 909, "Tell Me Dear Lassie the' Wye for to Woo" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Roud #6143
NOTES: GreigDuncan4 text is one verse on pp. 575-576 copied from Johnson, The Scots Musical Museum (1787-1803), song 540. The description is based on this fragment. - BS
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File: GrD4909

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