Braw Servant Lasses, The

DESCRIPTION: "Ye decent auld women, I'll sing you a song" to complain about the follies of the young. They dress up, go out "like a ship in full sail," visit the church but ignore what is said -- and end up pregnant. The singer admits being a 63-year-old bachelor
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: clothes vanity pregnancy age bachelor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig 98, pp. 1-2, "The Braw Servan' Lasses" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 654, "The Servan' Lasses" (7 texts, 4 tunes)
Ord, pp. 275-276, "The Braw Servant Lasses" (1 text)

Roud #5597
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Meditations of an Old Bachelor (The Good Old-Fashioned Girl)" (subject)
cf. "The Hills of Glenorchy" (tune, per Greig)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
I Am an Aul' Bachelor
NOTES: I'm tempted to create a keyword "sour-grapes." - RBW
Last updated in version 2.4
File: Ord275

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