High in the Highlands
DESCRIPTION: Highlanders clip sheep, Lowlanders feed cattle. The singer says a local lad "has a fancy for me" but she prefers someone farther away. She wants paper, pen, and ink "and I'll write a letter to my dear Willie"
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: love separation nonballad sheep
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1114, "High in the Highlands" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES: Roud assigns the same number to fragments Greig-Duncan6 1092 "Here Is a Letter, Fair Susannah," and 1114. - BS
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