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In Kilmarnock Town

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Title - In Kilmarnock Town
Contributors - Charlotte Higgins
Reporters - Maurice Fleming

Summary - Mary is seduced by a collier called Willie. He refuses to marry her, and tells her to go back to her parents. She cannot bear to bring disgrace on them and drowns herself. He finds her body and weeps.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:14
Date Recorded - 1955
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 28953
Original Tape ID - SA1955.053
Original Track ID - SA1955.53.A3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD1155; R1414;


Recording Location:
  County - Perthshire
  Parish - Blairgowrie
  Village - Blairgowrie


Item Location:
  County - Ayrshire
  Parish - Kilmarnock
  Village - Kilmarnock

Item Notes - 3½ verses.
See:
'Tocher' 21 (1976), pp. 181-182
Greig-Duncan vol. 6, pp. 217-218

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