Did Ye See My Lad?
DESCRIPTION: "Did ye see my lad lookin' for me? He wears a blue bonnet wi' tassels upon it, A hump on his back and a patch on his e'e"
EARLIEST DATE: 1824 (Sharpe, A Ballad Book)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber)) Ireland
REFERENCES (3 citations):
GreigDuncan7 1343, "Did Ye See My Lad?" (1 fragment)
OCroinin-Cronin 49, "Did You See My Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, A Ballad Book (Edinburgh, 1883, reprint of 1824 edition ("Digitized by Microsoft")) 27, Part II, p. 13, "The Bonny Lad" (1 fragment)
Elizabeth Cronin, "Did You See My Man" (on IRECronin01)
NOTES: The current description is based on the GreigDuncan7 fragment. - BS
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