Harvest Home, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come, ye jolly lads and lasses, Ranting round in pleasure's ring... Blythe and merry we hae been, Blythe and merry let us be." The workers are not gathered to gain "warldly gear" but to celebrate now that the harvest is over
AUTHOR: John Anderson of Upper Boyndlie (source: Greig)
EARLIEST DATE: 1911 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: work music party
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig #164, p. 2, "The Harvest Home" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 632, "The Harvest Home" (1 text)
Ord, pp. 272-273, "The Harvest Home" (1 text)

Roud #5595
NOTES: Greig: ." .. written about the middle of last century, or perhaps somewhat earlier." - BS
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File: Ord272

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