Tattie Time, The

DESCRIPTION: Bothy ballad. Singer describes members of the crew harvesting potatoes, people to avoid, and humorous incidents during the harvest. He warns againt drink. When the harvest is over they scatter to their other trades such as scrap and rags
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (recorded from Ronnie White)
KEYWORDS: farming harvest work humorous moniker boss worker
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
MacSeegTrav 105, "The Tattie-Liftin'" (1 text, 1 tune)
Kennedy 357, "The Tattie Time" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #2162
NOTES: Almost a nonballad, but there are enough bits of narrative for it to squeak through. - PJS
File: McCST105

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