Torry Brig, The

DESCRIPTION: "Noo friens I think ye're like mysel' and anxious for to see" the new Torry bridge across the Dee. The singer describes the celebration he expects: lasses in new hats, men in new suits, "gently walking sweetly talking" dancing and drinking beer
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: clothes technology dancing drink nonballad
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
July 1881 - Formal opening of Victoria Bridge across the Dee from Aberdeen to Torry (source: GreigDuncan8).
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1904, "The Torry Brig" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13561
File: GrD81904

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