I Think They'd Be Fain that Wad Follow Wi' You
DESCRIPTION: The singer complains that some girls have one or even two lads, but none will have him. He says he would make a good and loving match but even black Maggie "bade me be gone, for an aul' stoopid soo"
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad bachelor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1389, "I Think They'd Be Fain that Wad Follow Wi' You" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Howes o' Glenorchy" (tune, per GreigDuncan7)
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