“MacDonald's Return to Glencoe (The Pride of Glencoe)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: before 1835 (broadside, Bodleian Johnson Ballads 1641)
Keywords: courting disguise separation reunion
Found in: US(MW,So) Canada(Mar,Newf) Ireland Australia

Description

The singer tries to woo a woman of Glencoe, but she says she is loyal to MacDonald, gone to war these ten years. He suggests that MacDonald may have forgotten her; she says she will remain single even so. He then reveals himself as MacDonald

Notes

Broadside LOCSinging as202320: H. De Marsans dating per _Studying Nineteenth-Century Popular Song_ by Paul Charosh in American Music, Winter 1997, Vol 15.4, Table 1, available at FindArticles site. - BS

Same tune

Cross references

Broadsides

References

  1. Laws N39, "MacDonald's Return to Glencoe (The Pride of Glencoe)"
  2. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 247-248, "Donald and Glencoe" (1 text)
  3. Ord, pp. 65-66, "Donald's Return to Glencoe" (1 text, tune referenced)
  4. Randolph 126, "MacDonald's Return to Glencoe" (1 fragment)
  5. FSCatskills 25, "Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  6. Gardner/Chickering 87, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text plus mention of 2 more)
  7. Greenleaf/Mansfield 86, "Glencoe" (1 text)
  8. Smith/Hatt, pp. 67-69, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text)
  9. Peacock, p. 579, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  10. Creighton-Maritime, p. 60, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  11. Creighton-SNewBrunswick 35, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  12. Leach-Labrador 129, "Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  13. Karpeles-Newfoundland 56, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  14. Ives-NewBrunswick, pp. 70-72, "Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  15. Mackenzie 68, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text)
  16. O'Conor, p. 136, "McDonald's Return to Glenco" (1 text)
  17. Meredith/Anderson, pp. 52-53, "Donald of Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  18. SHenry H655, p. 319, "The Pride of Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  19. Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 113-115, "The Banks of Glenco" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  20. MacSeegTrav 28, "The Lass o' Glencoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  21. DT 464, PRIGLENC*
  22. Roud #515
  23. BI, LN39