There Was an Aul' Wifie
DESCRIPTION: "There was an auld wife" and everybody said she would be hanged. She called for a peg where a nail should be and went to her "wee beddie." She danced herself dead in her own house.
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: nonballad death wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1425, "There Was an Aul' Wifie" (2 texts, 1 tune)
cf. "The Laird o' Cockpen" (tune, per GreigDuncan7)
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