Rantin Willie Mair's Wife

DESCRIPTION: "Rantin Willie Mair's wife's awa wi' young MacKeelikin." She would not have been so foolish, says the singer, if she had been beaten when they met.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: infidelity marriage violence nonballad abandonment
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1214, "Rantin Willie Mair's Wife" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6771
NOTES [20 words]: GreigDuncan6: "Said to refer to a local person whose wife eloped with a military man, returned, and went away again." - BS
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File: GrD61214

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