Tak It, Man, Tak It (II)

DESCRIPTION: "Langsyne, fine I mind, little mair than a lad, I wrocht wi' John Jackson at Inkaboot Mill," where Jackson's daughter teases him and flirts. Asked for a kiss, she rejects him -- but at last he steals one, and in the end they are happily married
AUTHOR: Walter Towers?
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Ord)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ord, p. 54-56, "Tak It, Man, Tak It" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5590
NOTES: Apart from the title line and the notion of temptation, this has nothing in common with "Tak It, Man, Tak It (I)" -- but I rather suspect one inspired the other. I'm not sure which way the dependence went; both have listed authors. This is clearly the less popular of the two. - RBW
File: Ord054

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