DESCRIPTION: The singer dreams about Mary, far away in Scotland. "The gowd is gained, the gems are won" and he would give them to her for a smile. He asks her to write "To say ye mind on me." He wishes he were home.
AUTHOR: Miss Farquharson (source: GreigDuncan6)
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: homesickness love separation money Scotland nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1251, "Bonnie Bennachie" (1 text)
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