What a Leman Will Ye Gie Me
DESCRIPTION: What sweetheart will you give me if I give you a bride? I'll give you so-and-so with "gowd about his middle Wi' the siller shakin' frae his heels."
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage gold nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1587, "What a Leman Will Ye Gie Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
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