My Lovie She's Little
DESCRIPTION: The singer says his love is little, with "handsome foot" and "weel-made middle." He wishes she would fancy him. If she were ale the sight of her would warm him on the coldest night. He would buy her new shoes.
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting love clothes nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 937, "My Lovie She's Little," GreigDuncan8 Addenda, "My Lovie She's Little" (16 texts, 17 tunes)
cf. "Carrickfergus" (tune, per GreigDuncan5)
cf. "Oh Gin My Love War a Red Rose" (lyrics about ale warming on the coldest night)
Courting in Yon Rashy Glen
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