Barns o' Beneuchies, The

DESCRIPTION: "My freens, ane an' a', I'll sing ye a sang... It's about a mannie Kempie... For he rages like the deevil in the mornin'." The crew that works the barns complains about Kempie and rejoices to leave; he too will be out of work soon
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming hardtimes food boss
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greig #142, p. 2, "The Barns o' Beneuches" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 360, "The Barns o' Beneuches" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Ord, pp. 231-232, "The Barns o' Beneuchies" (1 text)

Roud #2176
cf. "Johnnie Cope" (tune)
NOTES [58 words]: Greig: "Although we have no record of the tune we may safely take it that it is an adaptation of 'Johnnie Cope.'"
GreigDuncan3 has a map on p. xxxv, of "places mentioned in songs in volume 3" showing the song number as well as place name; Barnyards of Badenyouchers (360) is at coordinate (h6,v5-6) on that map [roughly 43 miles NW of Aberdeen]. - BS
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