My Bonny Wee Wifie and I

DESCRIPTION: The singer is "a warkman wi' a wife an' twa laddies," six chairs and a pendulum clock. Everything they do turns out so well since he's given up drink. He and his wife are so happy.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Poet's Box broadside "My Bonny Wee Wifie and I," according to GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: marriage drink nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1272, "My Bonny Wee Wifie and I" (2 fragments, 1 tune)
Roud #7139
File: GrD71272

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