Blind Mattie

DESCRIPTION: "Just a box of old buttons tired and worn... It wis played by a dame, Blind Mattie's her name, As she sang around old Dundee town." Even as she grew old, she repeated her slogan, "Count your blessings." Now dead, her melodeon and picture are in a museum
AUTHOR: Stewart Brown (source: Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee)
EARLIEST DATE: 1986 (Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee)
KEYWORDS: music death disability
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee 53, "Blind Mattie" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: Gath053

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