Bonny Bush o' Broom, The
DESCRIPTION: He: Sit by "the bonny bush o broom" and don't be afraid of me. She: I'm afraid you would kiss me. He: "a desenter young fellow ye ne'er did see." She sits, he kisses her, and gives her three guineas.
EARLIEST DATE: 1826 (Lyle-Crawfurd1)
KEYWORDS: seduction money dialog nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,Bord))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan7 1313, "The Bonny Bush o' Broom" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Lyle-Crawfurd1 27, "The Bush of Broom"; Lyle-Crawfurd1, pp. 237-238, "Bonny Bush of Broom" (2 texts)
cf. "The Next Market Day' (seduction theme and three guinea payment)
To Newcastle I Wad Be
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