Geordie Gill

DESCRIPTION: "Of aw the lads I see or ken, There's yen I like abuin the rest; He's neycer in his warday duds Than others donn'd in aw their best." The singer recalls all the held she has had from Geordie. She admits that her heart is in his keeping
AUTHOR: Words: Robert Anderson (1770-1833), according to Palmer-FolkSongsCollectedBy-Ralph-VaughanWilliams
EARLIEST DATE: 1808 (Anderson)
KEYWORDS: love courting
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland, pp. 110-111, "Geordie Gill" (1 text, 1 tune)
Palmer-FolkSongsCollectedBy-Ralph-VaughanWilliams, #10, "Geordie Gill" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST StoR110 (Partial)
Roud #1536
cf. "Andro wi' His Cutty Gun" (tune)
File: StoR110

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