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"
AUTHOR: unknown
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)

Roud #2105
RECORDINGS:
Elizabeth Cronin, "Did You See My Man" (on IRECronin01)
NOTES: The current description is based on the GreigDuncan7 fragment. - BS
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File: GrD71343

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