Johnnie Shears a Hairst
DESCRIPTION: The singer says she and Johhny cut the harvest together. "Johnnie hisna a wife An' I'll win hame to guide him"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting harvest nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1346, "Johnnie Shears a Hairst" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is based on the single GreigDuncan7 verse. - BS
Possibly related to Burns's "Robin Shure in Hairst"? - RBW
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