“The Broon Cloak”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: love clothes family warning mother
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"Some lads are ne'er at rest Till wi' crowds o' lassies press'd... But pleasure mair I find... Wi' ae lassie true and kind, And her broon cloak on." Relatives warn the lad of falling in love too young or wrongly, but he still loves the brown-cloaked girl

References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 86-88, "The Broon Cloak On" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #5648
  3. BI, FVS086