Mode o' Wooing, The

DESCRIPTION: "Young men when that they do arrive Between a score and twenty-five... [are inclined] To gang away a-wooing, a woo woo wooing." The singer tells of asking advice on how to court, but the old men's advice is bad. He has better luck asking an old woman
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay)
KEYWORDS: youth courting questions
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North),Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Stokoe/Reay, pp. 106-107, "The Mode o' Wooing" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greig #176, pp. 1-2, "The Mode o' Wooing" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 908, "The Mode o' Wooing" (4 texts, 4 tunes)

ST StoR106 (Partial)
Roud #3151
File: StoR106

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.