Hushie Baa, Ee-a-Baa
DESCRIPTION: Lullaby. The singer complains "tho' I'm nae your daddy, my wife she's your mammy, Oh wae's me she's gotten too much of her will"
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: infidelity lullaby nonballad bastard children husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1559, "Hushie Baa, Ee-a-Baa" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Rock the Cradle, John" (theme)
cf. "Rocking the Cradle (and the Child Not His Own)" (theme)
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