Wedded Waters, The

DESCRIPTION: Aberdeenshire rivers Gadie and Ury "trysted aye to meet Amang the woods o' Logie. Like bride and bridegroom happy they." The singer wishes the same for himself: "I looket syne, but cou'dna see My sworn love at Logie"
AUTHOR: William Thom (1789-1848)
EARLIEST DATE: 1844 (Thom (first ed?), according to GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: love nonballad river
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan6 1189, "The Wedded Waters" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: William Thom, Rhymes and Recollections of a Hand-Loom Weaver (London, 1845 (2nd edition, "Digitized by Google")), pp. 142-143, "The Wedded Waters"

Roud #6810
NOTES: Those wishing to learn more about william Thom may consult the essay "William thom, The Weaver Poet" in Alfred M. Williams, Studies in Folk-Song and Popular Poetry, Houghton Mifflin, 1894, pp. 166-188. - RBW
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