Ganging Through the Howe, Geordie
DESCRIPTION: Geordie goes to be with the girls spinning. He's no longer welcome there. He once "had Susan at your will" but thinks he has lost her also. The singer advises him to call on her again before his term ends "an ye'll get a kiss And maybe something mair"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1864, "Ganging Through the Howe, Geordie" (1 text)
NOTES: Seasonal hiring of servants and farm workers usually was for six months, beginning May and November, and the term day marked the end of the employment period. - BS
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