Aff Wi' the Auld Love

DESCRIPTION: The singer, while courting Betsy, takes up with Jean. He meets both in the market: "they laughed and they jeered at me too." Each takes up with another man leaving him crying. "Be sure to be aff wi' the auld love, Afore ye be on wi' the new"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1911 (Greig)
KEYWORDS: courting infidelity rejection warning
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #172, p. 2, "The Auld Love and the New" (1 text)
GreigDuncan6 1127, "Aff Wi' the Auld Love" (2 texts, 1 tune)

Roud #6834
File: GrD61127

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