“The Queer Folk i' the Shaws”

Author: Janes Fisher ?
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: racing horse drink money police prison punishment injury
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"I thocht unto mysel' ae day I'd like to see a Race... Sae up I gat, an wash'd mysel', put on my Sunday braws, An' ... started for the Shaws!" He likes the races, but in his ignorance ends up in trouble with the law, and vows not to return again

References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 97-99, "The Queer Folk i' the Shaws" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, FOLKSHAW*
  3. Roud #3803
  4. BI, FVS097