Sour-Milk Cairt, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a maid and offers to drive her to Glasgow on his milk cart. On the way he proposes and she agrees. Before next term they plan to marry. When he suggests a coach for the wedding she says to save their silver and use the milk cart.
AUTHOR: Thomas Johnstone (source: GreigDuncan5)
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting love wedding farming food
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 956, "The Sour-Milk Cairt" (1 text)
Roud #6336
NOTES [45 words]: The "term" reference marks the them as six-month farm employees. For more on terms see "The Hiring Fair at Hamiltonsbawn." - BS
This fun tune was used by Donneil Kennedy for "The Works Outing," which has been recorded by The Friends of Fiddler's Green among others. - RBW
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File: GrD5956

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