Paddle the Road with Me

DESCRIPTION: A rambler invites a girl to marry him and join him on the road. The girl is not thrilled; winter is coming and her father has another husband in mind. The rambler declares that her fiance is worthless; the two set out happily on their rambles
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting rambling marriage
FOUND IN: US(MA) Britain(Scotland(Aber)) Ireland
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Greig #68, p. 1, "To Pad the Road"; Greig #70, p. 2, "To Pad the Road" (1 text plus 1 fragment)
GreigDuncan4 875, "Pad the Road" (6 texts, 3 tunes)
Ord, pp. 78-79, "To Pad the Road wi' Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
Warner 32, "Paddle the Road with Me"
SHenry H18a, pp. 358-359, "Will Ye Pad the Road wi' Me?" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST Wa032 (Full)
Roud #4599
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Weaver and the Tailor" (tune)
cf. "Maid of Mourne Shore (II)" (theme)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Pad the Road wi' Me
File: Wa032

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