“Donald o' Dundee”

Author: David Veddar
Earliest date: before 1845 (broadside NLScotland, RB.m.168(147))
Keywords: love courting ring marriage beauty music
Found in: Britain(Scotland)


"Young Donald is the blythest lad That e'er made love to me; Whene'er he's by, my heart is glad; He seems so gay and free. Then on his pipes he plays so sweet...." She has been courted by Sandy, but loves only Donald, who has now offered to wed her



  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 306-307, "Donald o' Dundee" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6716
  3. BI, FVS306