Linton Lowrie

DESCRIPTION: "I tint my heart ae morn in May When birdies sang on ilka tree... O, Linton Lowrie, Linton Lowrie, Aye sae fond ye trowed to be, I never wist sae bright a morn Sae dark a night would bring tae me." After wishing him back, she sets out to find him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love separation
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H640, p. 291, "Linton Lowrie" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6888
cf. "The Barnyards o' Delgaty" (tune)
NOTES [13 words]: Not to be confused with "Linten Lowrin," filed in the index with "Rhynie." - RBW
File: HHH640

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