So Early in a Summer Morning
DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a shepherd's daughter herding her flock. She refuses his advances because he appears rich; she would prefer a "poor shepherd laddie." He says (to us) that she's "the bonniest lassie that ever I saw"
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection money farming beauty
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 963, "So Early in a Summer Morning" (1 text, 1 tune)
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