Welcome My Bonnie Lad

DESCRIPTION: The singer says "Welcome, my bonny lad, come when ye will" Her mother wants her to marry the rich laird and says "love will fly quickly when want's at the door." "What are his riches and broad lands to me?" If she marries any, she'll marry Donald.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting love money nonballad mother
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 997, "Welcome My Bonnie Lad" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #6733
File: GrD5997

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