Northumberland Bagpipes, The

DESCRIPTION: "A shepherd sat him under a thorn, He pulled out his pipes and began for to play, It was on a midsummer's day in the morn." A girl comes by, hears him piping, and declares, "Iy thou wilt pipe, lad, I'll dance to thee."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1701 (broadside NLScotland, Ry.III.a.10(060))
KEYWORDS: music dancing
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay, pp. 32-34, "The Northumberland Bagpipes" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST StoR032 (Full)
Roud #3055
NLScotland, Ry.III.a.10(060), "The Merry Bagpipes," unknown, 1701
cf. "Maggie Lauder" (theme)
March Boyes (per broadside NLScotland, Ry.III.a.10(060))
File: StoR032

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