Lads that was Reared Among the Heather, The

DESCRIPTION: Girls: the best men are "the lads that was reared in the heather"; the best dances are in the barn, not the hall, with the lads ...; the best ship builders, the best soldiers and the best poets are the lads....
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1967 (recording, Willie Scott)
KEYWORDS: bragging commerce dancing nonballad soldier
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McMorland-Scott, pp. 70-71, 151, "The Lads That Were Reared Amang Heather" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5127
RECORDINGS:
Willie Scott, "The Lads that was Reared Among the Heather" (on Voice05)
File: RcLTRATH

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