It's Oh That My Christening Robe
DESCRIPTION: "It's oh that my christening robe my winding sheet had been That ever I was born to sae muckle grief and woe Sae fare ye weel my bonnie lad for I must go"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: grief courting nonballad clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1172, "It's Oh That My Christening Robe" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan6 text. - BS
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