Bonnie Woodha'

DESCRIPTION: The singer and his Annie must part; he is a soldier and has been called away. His regiment goes into battle and he is wounded. He says he would recover better if Annie were there. He regrets leaving the collier's trade. (He thinks of deserting)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Greig/Duncan5)
KEYWORDS: mining soldier separation injury desertion
FOUND IN: Ireland Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Henry/Huntingdon/Herrmann-SamHenrysSongsOfThePeople H476, p. 84-85, "Bonnie Woodha'" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greig-FolkSongInBuchan-FolkSongOfTheNorthEast #82, p. 2, "Bonnie Woodha'" (1 text)
Greig/Duncan5 947, "Bonnie Woodha" (1 text)
Ord-BothySongsAndBallads, p. 310, "Sweet Calder Burn; or Bonnie Woodha'" (1 text)

Roud #3778
File: HHH476

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