When I Was Noo But Sweet Sixteen (The Bothy Lads, The Plooboy Lads)

DESCRIPTION: Singer complains that the ploughboys are "false and deceiving-o They say all and the gang awa'." At sixteen she was "just in blooming." At nineteen she's home with her baby with no idea where the father may be.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1953 (recording, Jeannie Robertson)
KEYWORDS: seduction sex nonballad baby abandonment
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Roud #5138
Jeannie Robertson, "When I Was Noo But Sweet Sixteen" (on Voice10)

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