My Lad's a Sailor
DESCRIPTION: "My lad's a sailor ... he's going to marry me." In twenty-five days "I'll trim my hat wi' velvet, and gie my lad a dram"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: marriage clothes drink nonballad sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1582, "My Lad's a Sailor" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Five-and-Twenty Masons" (tune, per GreigDuncan8)
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