“Ellon Fair”


"'Twas in the merry month of May... To Ellon Fair I bent my way... With hopes to find amusement." The singer hires out to a "skrankie chiel," who seems to promise good conditions but demands much work without offering good food or pay.


  1. Ord, p. 262, "Ellon Fair" (1 text)
  2. Roud #2166
  3. BI, Ord262


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