Owre the Hills and Far Awa'

DESCRIPTION: The singer is sad that the wind has blown his plaid away. It was his sheet that protected him from wind and wet. "It's nae the plaid that I lament, But ochone, alas, my love was in't"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting sex parting
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1408, "Owre the Hills and Far Awa'" (1 text)
Roud #7260
File: GrD71408

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