“The Barnyards o' Delgaty”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: work hardtimes abuse farming
Found in: Britain(Scotland(Aber))

Description

The young man comes to Turra Market to seek work. A wealthy farmer promises him good conditions at Delgaty. The promises prove false; the horses are poor and lazy, and the working conditions bad. The man boasts of his abilities and cheerfully departs

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References

  1. Kennedy 242, "The Barnyards o' Delgaty" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DBuchan 65, "The Barnyards o Delgaty" (1 text, 1 tune in appendix)
  3. Ord, pp. 214-215, "The Barnyards o' Delgaty" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. Silber-FSWB, p. 199, "Barnyards of Delgaty" (1 text)
  5. DT, BARNDELG
  6. Roud #2136
  7. BI, K242