Bell Hendry (I)

DESCRIPTION: All the men in Fraserburgh are daft about Bell Hendry. "She thinks the lads they shouldna woo But leave that to the maids alane." "So mony a lad got a rebuff." She picks one she's "twined him roon her thoom ... She'll wear the breeks"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Greig/Duncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig-FolkSongInBuchan-FolkSongOfTheNorthEast #81, pp. 2-3, "Bell Hendry" (1 text)
Greig/Duncan4 728C, "Bell Hendry" (5 texts plus a fragment on p. 531, 2 tunes)

Roud #6167
cf. "Bell Hendry (II)" (subject)
cf. "Jean Chivas" (lyric)
NOTES [27 words]: Greig/Duncan4 and Roud lump both Bell Hendry songs. Except for their first two lines their texts, tune and tone are different and my inclination is to split them. - BS
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File: GrD4728C

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