O Tell Me Will Ye Go
DESCRIPTION: "O tell me will ye go bonnie lassie O Where the Ugie waters flow?" The singer tells Jean "nae langer we'll be twa" and you will forever be "Ugie's peerless queen"
AUTHOR: Peter Still (1814-1848)
EARLIEST DATE: 1845 (Still)
KEYWORDS: courting lyric
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan4 863, "Ugie's Bonny Queen" (1 fragment)
ADDITIONAL: Peter Still, The Cottar's Sunday, and Other Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (Philadelphia, 1845), pp. 207-208, "O Tell Me Will Ye Go"
cf. "Kelvin Grove" (tune, per GreigDuncan4 and Still)
cf. "The Shearin's Nae for You" (tune) and references there
NOTES: "The River Ugie (Scottish Gaelic: Uisge Uigidh) or Ugie Water is a river in Scotland. Located in the north east, it flows into the North Sea on the east coast at Peterhead, a little north of Aberdeen." (source: "River Ugie" at the Wikipedia site) - BS
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