“The Bonny Black Hare”

Author: unknown
Keywords: bawdy sex hunting
Found in: Canada(Mar) Britain(England,Scotland) US(So)

Description

A hunter goes out to shoot at the bonny black hare (hair), meets a willing maid, and beds her until his "ramrod is limber" and he cannot fire more.

Notes

Legman's notes link this broadside ballad to the older Scottish "The Bonnie Muir Hen." - EC

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References

  1. Randolph-Legman I, pp. 42-43, "The Bonny Black Hare" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  2. DT, BLACKHAR*
  3. Roud #1656
  4. BI, RL042