Scotch Medley (II)
DESCRIPTION: A humorous song made up of titles and lines of other songs. So, "steer me back to Erin's Isle For I'm a Scotchman born," "'Oh Minnie wilt thou gang wi me?' Cries Jock o Hazeldean,"" and "get up, auld wife and bar the door For noo it's half past ten."
EARLIEST DATE: before 1901 (broadside, NLScotland L.C.Fol.70(28b))
KEYWORDS: humorous nonballad wordplay
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McMorland-Scott, pp. 106-107, 154, "Scotch Medley" (1 text, 1 tune)
NLScotland, L.C.Fol.70(28b), "Scotch Medley" ("Gae bring my guid auld harp ance mair"), Poet's Box (Dundee), 1880-1900
cf. "Titles of Songs (Song of Songs, Song of All Songs, Song of Song Titles)" (song made of song titles) and references there
cf. "The Cannibal King Medley" (medley)
cf. "Scotch Medley (I)" (medley)
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