Road to Dundee, The

DESCRIPTION: "Cauld wind was howling o'er moor and o'er mountain" when the singer meets a girl asking her way to Dundee. He says he can't easily tell her, but will show her the way. As they approach the town, they exchange tokens and part. And no, they *don't* marry
AUTHOR: Mackay (per OLochlainn)
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: travel courting
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber)) Ireland Canada(Newf,Ont)
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Greig #51, p. 2, "The Road to Dundee" (1 text)
GreigDuncan5 971, "The Road to Dundee" (7 texts plus a fragmentary text from Greig on p. 600, 4 tunes)
Ord, pp. 152-153, "The Road to Dundee" (1 text, 1 tune)
OLochlainn 95, "Sweet Carnloch Bay" (1 text, 1 tune)
Bennett-Downey 7, pp. 83-85, "The Road to Dundee" (1 text)
Fowke-Ontario 52, "The Road to Dundee" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, ROADDUND* RDUND2

Roud #2300
RECORDINGS:
Jerome Downey, "The Road to Dundee" (on NFJDowney01)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Lass o' Glenshee" (tune, per Greig)
File: Ord152

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