Jamie and Jeanie

DESCRIPTION: Jeanie asks why Jamie looks so sad. He replies that she danced with three other men at the ball. She asserts it means nothing; when he remains doubtful, she gives back his ring. He offers it again, and they reconcile
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection dancing ring
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig "Folk-Song in Buchan," pp. 39-40, "Jeannie and Jamie"; Greig #50, p. 2, "Jeannie and Jamie" (2 texts)
GreigDuncan4 848, "Jeannie and Jamie" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ord, p. 108-109, "Jamie and Jeanie -- A Duet" (1 text)

Roud #3952
NOTES: This has all the hallmarks of a composed piece: Ornateness, stupidity, and non-folk idiom. But Ord and Grieg both collected it, so here it is.
I'm not betting anything on the success of that marriage, though. - RBW
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File: Ord108a

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