Harvest Shearin', The
DESCRIPTION: "Farewell, love, for I maun leave you" "Don't you hear the colonel crying, Run brave boys, keep colours flying." "No more we'll go to the harvest shearin'" or hear the blackbird. Farewell father, mother, sister, comrades and dearie.
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Greig/Duncan1)
KEYWORDS: farewell war nonballad family friend lover soldier
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan1 101, "The Harvest Shearin'" (4 texts, 3 tunes)
Fareweel, Lassie, I Maun Leave Ye
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