Bonnie Jeanie Shaw

DESCRIPTION: "I'm far awa frae Scotland, Nae lovin' voice is near, I'm far frae my ain folk... I'll wander hame to Scotland An' my bonnie Jeaanie Shaw." The singer misses the sights, sounds, people of home, and repeatedly promises to go back
AUTHOR: Words: Alexander Melville
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: home emigration return
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,Bord))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
GreigDuncan7 1326, "Jeannie Shaw" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Ord, p. 344, "Bonnie Jeanie Shaw" (1 text)
McMorland-Scott, pp. 100-101, 153, "Bonnie Jeannie Shaw" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #3945
BROADSIDES:
NLScotland, L.C.Fol.70(24a), "Bonnie Jeanie Shaw," Poet's Box (Dundee), c. 1890
File: Ord344

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