Since My Dear Laddie's Gane Far Awa'
DESCRIPTION: The singer thinks of the days when she and her sweetheart herded on the hills and "in his plaid he's sheltered me" Now he's left her, "oot owre the sea," "wi' grief an' care" and a baby. She'll have no other but him.
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: grief love sex separation nonballad baby shepherd clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1108, "Since My Dear Laddie's Gane Far Awa'" (1 text)
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