“Ye're Noo on Bogieside”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: work hardtimes farming
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"Assist me, all ye muses, For to compose a song, 'Tis of a tyrant farmer Near Gartly did belong." The farmer continually demands more effort for small reward, reminding the staff "Ye're noo on Bogieside." The singer looks forward to the day he is free

References

  1. Ord, p. 281, "Ye're Noo on Bogieside" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5600
  3. BI, Ord281