Robie and Granny

DESCRIPTION: Robie and Granny go to town and spend half-a-crown on drink. On the way home Granny falls into a ditch. Robie tries to pull her out, falls, "cursed her and ca'd her an auld drunken soo" and all she could do is cry "Pu' Robie, pu' [pull]."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (Greig/Duncan3)
KEYWORDS: drink humorous abuse
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig-FolkSongInBuchan-FolkSongOfTheNorthEast #161, p. 2, "Robie and Grannie" (1 text)
Greig/Duncan3 577, "Robie and Granny" (1 text)
Gatherer-SongsAndBalladsOfDundee 74, "Robbie an' Granny" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1579
Robbie and Grannie
File: GrD3577

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