“A Shilling or Twa (II)”


Probably derived from "A Shilling or Twa (I)." The singer declares "Awa' wi' your dearies and juice o' the vine... gie me the glint o' a shillin' or twa." He rejects honor and fame; all he wants is "A bonnie, bright siller white shillin' or twa."

Cross references


  1. Ord, pp. 389-390, "A Shilling or Twa" (1 text)
  2. Roud #2178
  3. BI, Ord389


Author: Words: William Fleming
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)