DESCRIPTION: The singer asks her husband to sit by her on their fiftieth wedding anniversary. She recalls their life together. Their children now are grown, except one "oor Father didna spare ... Thank God the others hae been right." She hopes they'll die together.
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: age love marriage nonballad children husband wife death
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 928, "Gloamin' Fa'" (1 text)
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