I Am a Miller Tae my Trade
Date 27 September 1986
Track ID 84813
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1986.131

Original Tape ID

SA1986.131

Summary

In this mildly bawdy seduction song, a miller tries to win the affection of a maid as she passes by his mill. His perseverance eventually pays off, and she agrees to be his sweetheart.

Learned from Lucy Stewart.

Item Notes

Accompanied with rhythmic tapping on the back of the guitar. Recorded at the London Cellar folk club.

Non Scottish Recording Location

London, England

Language

Scots

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS

Classification

R888; GD1489;