“Arlin's Fine Braes”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: work farming rambling warning
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"I've travelled this country both early and late, And among the lasses I've had mony a lang sit." The singer recalls his wild ways as a young ploughman. Having had various misadventures, he warns listeners to settle down and work rather than rambling

Recordings

References

  1. Ord, p. 250, "Arlin's Fine Braes" (1 text)
  2. Roud #517
  3. BI, Ord250