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

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