“Donald o' Dundee”


"Young Donald is the blythest lad That e'er made love to me; Whene'er he's by, my heart is glad; He seems so gay and free. Then on his pipes he plays so sweet...." She has been courted by Sandy, but loves only Donald, who has now offered to wed her


  • NLScotland, RB.m.168(147), "Donald of Dundee," J. Pitts, London, 1820-1844; also L.C.Fol.70(31b), "Donald o' Dundee," Poet's Box (Dundee), c. 1870


  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 306-307, "Donald o' Dundee" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6716
  3. BI, FVS306


Author: David Veddar
Earliest date: before 1845 (broadside NLScotland, RB.m.168(147))
Found in: Britain(Scotland)