Twas on Yin Night in Sweet July
DESCRIPTION: Three lads courting one night at a farm climb a ladder to the bedroom window and stay till two. They hear the father coming upstairs, go out the window and pull down the ladder. The farmer finds his ladder broken. The cook identifies the escapees.
EARLIEST DATE: 1962 (Willie Scott SA1962.027)
KEYWORDS: courting sex nightvisit father cook
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
McMorland/Scott-HerdLaddieOTheGlen, pp. 39-41, 149, "Twas on Yin Night in Sweet July" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Willie Scott, "Brundenlaws," School of Scottish Studies Archive SA1962.027,Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches accessed 30 September 2013 from http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/57715/1 (one verse, chorus and commentary)
Wat Ramage, "The Brundenlaws," School of Scottish Studies Archive SA1977.205,Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches accessed 30 September 2013 from http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/42570/1
NOTES [35 words]: McMorland/Scott-HerdLaddieOTheGlen: "The Brundenlaws... is a farm lying close to Jeddart (Jedburgh)."
At School of Scottish Studies Archive SA1962.027 Scott says he learned the song "about 1906 or 1907...." - BS
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