I'm Gaein in the Train
DESCRIPTION: "I'm going in a train, And you're not coming with me; I've got a lad of my own, and his name is Kilty Jimmy." "Jimmy wears a kilt, He wears it in a fashion, And every time he twirls it around, You cannot keep from laughing!"
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (Montgomerie)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Montgomerie/Montgomerie-ScottishNurseryRhymes 153, "(I'm going in a train)" (1 text)
NOTES [42 words]: Roud lumps this with something similar to "I Know Where I'm Going," and that certainly was what I thought of when I first read the piece. Still, the evidence is thin. I'm including it in the Index, hesitantly, and giving it its own entry, hesitantly. - RBW
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