Jessie o' Dundee

DESCRIPTION: The singer returns from the war to the banks of the Tay. He courts Jessie but her father discovers them "beneath the shade." She declares she would leave Dundee with the singer. Her father takes them to be married "this night"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: love marriage father
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 985, "Jessie o' Dundee" (1 text, 2 tunes)
Roud #6734
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Sweet Jessie o' Dundee
NOTES: GreigDuncan5 quoting Duncan: "Alexander Mackay from Al. Murray, blacksmith, Balquharn, about twenty-six years ago. Noted 13th March 1907." - BS
Last updated in version 2.5
File: GrD5985

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