Herd Laddie o the Glen
DESCRIPTION: Shepherds and sheep are not what they used to be. Sheep now have more hair and less wool. In winter now both sheep and shepherds wear fancy plastics to keep from the wet and cold. "Yon auld herd and his plaidie you will ne'er see again."
AUTHOR: Willie Scott (source: McMorland-Scott)
EARLIEST DATE: 1989 (McMorland-Scott)
KEYWORDS: ordeal nonballad sheep shepherd
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McMorland-Scott, pp. 124-126, 155, "Herd Laddie o the Glen" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Bonny Strathyre" (tune, per McMorland-Scott)
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