Logie O Buchan

DESCRIPTION: The singer complains that "they have taken away Jemy the delight of the yard." She has been offered the hand of wealthy Sandy, but prefers to wait for her beloved Jemy. Before he left, he gave her half of his only sixpence
AUTHOR: George Halket? (1736-1756) (source: Buchan)
EARLIEST DATE: 1803 (Scots Musical Museum)
KEYWORDS: love courting separation poverty brokentoken
FOUND IN: US(SE) Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 197-198, "O Logie o Buchan" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hudson 55, pp. 171-172, "Logie o' Buchan" (1 short and much-damaged text)
GreigDuncan4 828, "Logie o' Buchan" (1 text plus a second version on pp. 549-550)
Whitelaw-Song, p. 443, "Logie o' Buchan" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Peter Buchan, Gleanings of Scarce Old Ballads (Peterhead: A. Sangster and G. Mudie, 1825 ("Digitized by Google")), pp. 175-176,211-215, "Logie o' Buchan"
Charles W. Eliot, editor, English Poetry Vol II From Collins to Fitzgerald (New York, 1910), #340, pp. 571-572, "Logie o' Buchan" (by George Halket)

Roud #1994
File: SWMS197

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