Ploughing Match at Bucharn, The
DESCRIPTION: "John Geggie's man he cocked his hat When he began to smele thereat That he was foremost of the lot And judged to be the rarest."
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: contest farming racing
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1882, "The Ploughing Match at Bucharn" (1 fragment)
cf. "Ah, Smiler Lad" (ploughing match)
cf. "Dalmuir Ploughing Match" (ploughing match)
cf. "The Inverquhomery Ploughing Match" (ploughing match)
cf. "The Plooin' Match" (ploughing match)
cf. "The Tyrie Plooin' Match" (ploughing match)
NOTES [28 words]: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan8 fragment.
The singer recalled that this fragment was from "an old song in regard to a ploughing match at Bucharn." - BS
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