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Plooman Laddies

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Title - Plooman Laddies
Contributors - Lucy Stewart
Reporters - Prof. Kenneth Goldstein

Summary - In this song, a woman hopes to marry the ploughman she loves. She could have married a miller, but the mill dust would have made her ill. Likewise, she might have married the merchant, but his wares are not worth much. The singer's hope is realised, and she marries the ploughman.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:05
Date Recorded - 1959.12.17
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 59336
Original Tape ID - SA1960.139
Original Track ID - SA1960.139.A1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD445; R3447; R3448;


Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Old Deer
  Village - Fetterangus

Item Notes - 6 couplets with refrain of 2 lines.
See:
'The Scottish Folksinger' (N. Buchan & P. Hall, 1973) p. 129


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