“The Bonnie Wee Tramping Lass”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1967 (recording, Willie Scott)
Keywords: love marriage sex children
Found in: Britain(Scotland(Bord))


The singer passed the carter's mill on a Saturday night and meets "a bonnie wee tramping lass", She explains her job "winding hanks of yarn." They discuss love and go home together. They marry happily and now have three children.


Hall, notes to Voice10, describes this as an "innocent courtship" leading to a "fortunate and happy marriage." - BS



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