Miller's Wife o' Blaydon, The
DESCRIPTION: "The miller's wife o' Blaydon (x2), Sair she bang'd her ain gudeman For kissing o' the maiden." "Yet aye the miller sings and swears... For one kiss o' that bonny mouth He'd freely give up twenty."
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay)
KEYWORDS: miller abuse adultery
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay, pp. 152-153, "The Miller's Wife o Blaydon" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST StoR152 (Full)
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