To the Weaver's Gin Ye Go

DESCRIPTION: "My heart was ance as blythe and free As simmer days were lang," but a weaver "has gart me change my sang." Sent to the weaver, he "conveyed me through the glen." As for what happened after, "I fear the kintra soon Will ken as weel's mysel'."
AUTHOR: Words: Robert Burns
EARLIEST DATE: 1788 (according to Kinsley, _Burns_)
KEYWORDS: weaving seduction sex pregnancy warning
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
MacColl-Shuttle, p. 23, "To the Weavers Gin Ye Go" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, GINYOUGO*
ADDITIONAL: James Johnson, Editor, _The Scots Musical Museum_ [1853 edition], volume II, #103, p. 106, "To the Weaver's gin ye go" (1 text, 1 tune)

File: MacCS23

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