Haughs o Newe, The

DESCRIPTION: "As I gaed up the haughs o' Newe And through Strathdon upon my pony," the singer meets a maid so pretty that she makes him lightheaded. She turns him down; he cannot dance and speaks no Gaelic. He wishes he could do more to impress her
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan6 1238, "The Haughs o' Newe" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ord, p. 135, "The Maid of Don" (1 text); p. 193, "The Haughs o Newe" (1 text)

Roud #6781
File: Ord193

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