Hunting Song (I)
DESCRIPTION: The singer tells about hare-hunting dogs. When Timer hunts the hare, "she knows that her life's nearly run." When the formal hunt is over too soon, Gay-Lad "will go by himself on the mountain and will hunt by the light of the moon"
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Morton/Maguire-ComeDayGoDayGodSendSunday)
KEYWORDS: hunting nonballad dog animal
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morton/Maguire-ComeDayGoDayGodSendSunday 10, pp. 23-24,104,158-159, "Hunting Song" (1 text fragment, 1 tune)
cf. "Hunting Song (II)" (subject of hare-hunting)
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