When I Was Noo But Sweet Sixteen (The Bothy Lads, The Plooboy Lads)
DESCRIPTION: Singer complains that the ploughboys are "false and deceiving-o They say all and the gang awa'." At sixteen she was "just in blooming." At nineteen she's home with her baby with no idea where the father may be.
EARLIEST DATE: 1953 (recording, Jeannie Robertson)
KEYWORDS: seduction sex nonballad baby abandonment
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Jeannie Robertson, "When I Was Noo But Sweet Sixteen" (on Voice10)
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