Cauld Blaws the Win' Ower the Knock and the Bin

DESCRIPTION: It's winter and the singer has lost his home. He is in the cold. His wife wept after the loss and died
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (Greig/Duncan8)
KEYWORDS: poverty death husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig-FolkSongInBuchan-FolkSongOfTheNorthEast #7, p. 2, ("Cauld blaws the win' ower the Knock and the Bin") (1 fragment)
Greig/Duncan8 1925, "Cauld Blaws the Win' Ower the Knock and the Bin" (1 fragment)

Roud #16134
NOTES [35 words]: At least part of the text is to be found in William Lewery Blackley, A Review of Bishop Percy's Folio Ballad Manuscript (London, 1867), apparently only in the 1953 reprint, p. 14, according to Google Books. - BS
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