I Love You, Jamie

DESCRIPTION: The singer says she loves Jamie better than he loves her. She was foolish to fall in love with an Irish boy who "spoke braw Scotch, when he courted me." He said only death would part them and showed her "the hoose that we will dwell"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1911 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad love
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #175, pp. 1-2, "The Foolish Young Girl"; Greig #177, p. 3, ("I love you Jamie, I love you well") (1 text plus 1 fragment)
GreigDuncan6 1168, "I Love You, Jamie" (2 texts)

Roud #60
NOTES: Both GreigDuncan6 texts are from Greig. The text of GreigDuncan6 1168A is three verses of Greig #175, omitting the verses that float from "Tavern in the Town." The text of GreigDuncan6 1168B from Greig #177 is a fragment of the first verse of "The Foolish Young Girl." - BS
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