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"
AUTHOR: unknown
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)
Roud #6815
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan6 text. - BS
Last updated in version 2.5
File: GrD51172

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