“Bonnie Jeanie Shaw”

Author: Words: Alexander Melville
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: home emigration return
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"I'm far awa frae Scotland, Nae lovin' voice is near, I'm far frae my ain folk... I'll wander hame to Scotland An' my bonnie Jeaanie Shaw." The singer misses the sights, sounds, people of home, and repeatedly promises to go back

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References

  1. Ord, p. 344, "Bonnie Jeanie Shaw" (1 text)
  2. Roud #3945
  3. BI, Ord344