Maggie's Smile

DESCRIPTION: The singer courts Maggie. She would say "gae bide awa" but her smile said "come back again." He withstands her jeering words and finally wins her smile and heart.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1891 (Kidson-Tunes)
KEYWORDS: courting love rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Kidson-Tunes, pp. 94-96, "Maggie's Smile" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1099
File: KiTu094

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