Boyndlie's Braes

DESCRIPTION: "Boyndlie's banks and braes are steep And decked wi' flo'ers o mony a hue...." "There does dwell my bonnie Nell... And I cam' ower frae Aberdour To lat her taste my fruits sae rare." He is young and poor, but they expect to keep company in the future
AUTHOR: John Anderson of Upper Boyndlie (d.c.1870) (source: Greig)
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love courting
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig "Folk-Song in Buchan," pp. 36-37, "Boyndlie's Braes"; Greig #21, pp. 1-2, "Boyndlie's Braes" (2 texts)
GreigDuncan4 718, "Boyndlie's Braes" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Ord, p. 88, "Boyndlie's Braes" (1 text)

Roud #5585
cf. "Drumdelgie" (tune, per Ord)
cf. "The Barnyards o' Delgaty" (tune, per GreigDuncan4)
File: Ord088

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