Farewell to Rhynie, Keith, and Glass
DESCRIPTION: "Farewell to Rhynie, Keith, and Glass, Where sheep and oxen stray, For leavin' you my heart is loath, But oh, I cannot stay"
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: emigration farewell Scotland animal
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1524, "Farewell to Rhynie, Keith, and Glass" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan8 text.
"Keith is a parish, which lies in Moray Council Area, some 10 miles (15 km) northwest of Huntly in Aberdeenshire and 9 miles (15 km) south of Buckie in Moray." (Source: Gazetteer for Scotland site).
GreigDuncan3 has a map on p. xxxv, of "places mentioned in songs in volume 3": Mains of Rhynie is at coordinate (h2-3,v5) on that map [roughly 31 miles WNW of Aberdeen]; Haugh of Glass is at coordinate (h4,v4) [roughly 40 miles NW of Aberdeen]. - BS
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