My Mither Was a Cankert Fairy
DESCRIPTION: The singer complains that her ill-natured mother would not let her court Harry, who has left her. "I hae nane but Jocky only." She wishes "Jockie wad but steal me"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad mother
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1342, "My Mither Was a Cankert Fairy" (1 text)
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