Bride of Bogie, The

DESCRIPTION: "The beam of joy's in every eye" to see "a bonny bride To grace the Banks of Bogie." A toast to "'Huntly and his bonny Bride': 'They're welcome to Strathbogie.'"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1815 (_Aberdeen Journals_, according to Murdoch-Lawrance)
KEYWORDS: wedding beauty drink nonballad derivative
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #20, p. 2, "The Cogie" (1 fragment)
ADDITIONAL: R. Murdoch-Lawrance, "The Cogie" in Aberdeen Journal Notes and Queries 1908 (Aberdeen, 1908 ("Digitized by Google")), Vol. I, p. 54, ("The beam of joy's in every eye") (1 text)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Cauld Kale in Aberdeen (I)"
NOTES: Murdoch-Lawrence: .".. here is a parody [of "Cauld Kail in Aberdeen"] which I discovered in the 'Aberdeen Journal,' November 15, 1815, which, according to that paper, was described as new words to 'The Cogie,' sung on 4th November, 1815." Murdoch-Lawrance is also Greig's correspondent but Greig only quotes Murdoch-Lawrance's first verse. Perhaps the tune is from "Cauld Kail in Aberdeen" but I don't see anything in this text to suggest it derives from that song. For references see "Cauld Kale in Aberdeen (I)." - BS
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