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TRACK DURATION: 0:02:53

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Scots

GENRE: Song, Information

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Aberdeenshire
  • Parish - Aberdeen
  • Village - Aberdeen

ITEM LOCATION

  • County - Aberdeenshire
  • Parish - Fyvie
  • Village - Cameloun

TRACK ID: 10264

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1954.094

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1954.94.A5

AUDIO QUALITY: Fair

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 10 verses of 4 lines. Greig quotes J. W. Spence of Fyvie as citing one R. Cooper as the author of this song. In some versions, the singer rows with the foreman, demands his pay then leaves the farm; in many versions he simply vows never to return.

See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 3, pp. 92-94 (no. 389)
'Bothy Songs & Ballads' (J. Ord, 1930) pp. 260-261
'Folk Song in Buchan' (G. Greig, K. Goldstein, A. Argo, 1963 reprint) pp. 72-73
'Folk-Song of the North-East' (G. Greig, K. Goldstein, A. Argo, 1963 reprint) art. XVI

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