Moorlough Maggie

DESCRIPTION: Singer owns sheep, cattle, and ships at sea. He offers each to Moorlough Maggie if she will go with him. She rejects each offer: "Tae gie consent, love, I darna gie Tae herd your sheep high in yon heathery hills"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (recording, Stanley Robertson)
KEYWORDS: love rejection nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
Roud #12939
RECORDINGS:
Stanley Robertson, "Moorlough Maggie" (on Voice15)
NOTES: I have to suspect this is a fragment of something like "Lizie Lindsay." - RBW
File: RcMooMag

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