“The Lads that was Reared Among the Heather”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1967 (recording, Willie Scott)
Keywords: bragging commerce dancing nonballad soldier
Found in: Britain(Scotland(Bord))

Description

Girls: the best men are "the lads that was reared in the heather"; the best dances are in the barn, not the hall, with the lads ...; the best ship builders, the best soldiers and the best poets are the lads....

Recordings

References

  1. Roud #5127
  2. BI, RcLTRATH