Star o Banchory's Land, The

DESCRIPTION: "Banchory's lands are bonnie When spring rolls in the year Wi' lasses sweet and mony But nane saw sweet's my dear." He praises her -- but then sees her at the fair, where she ignores him. He wishes her back or hopes she will at least be true to another
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greig #95, pp. 1-2, "The Star of Banchory's Land" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 707, "The Star o' Banchory's Lands" (6 texts, 4 tunes)
Ord, pp. 69-71, "The Star o' Banchory's Land" (1 text)

Roud #5567
cf. "Drumdelgie" (tune, per Ord)
File: Ord069

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