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.'"
EARLIEST DATE: 1815 (_Aberdeen Journals_, according to Murdoch-Lawrance)
KEYWORDS: wedding beauty drink nonballad derivative
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)
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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