Janet Jamieson

DESCRIPTION: Listeners are warned of the sad fate of Janet Jamieson. A rich hunter sees the beautiful girl and begs her to come with him. At last he convinces her -- but a week later casts her out. She wanders alone, then dies. He is killed in Hindustan
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting seduction betrayal abandonment death soldier exile warning
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig #116, p. 1, "Janet Jamieson" (1 text)
GreigDuncan6 1152, "Janet Jamieson" (1 text)
Ord, pp. 470-471, "Janet Jamieson" (1 text)

Roud #5623
NOTES [21 words]: This song has the curious characteristic of being a warning song that doesn't really warn against any particular action. - RBW
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File: Ord470

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