“Hi, Bara Manishee”


Travellers' cant. "Hi, bara manishee, will ye bing wi' me?" Translated: "Hi, bonnie lassie, will you go with me?/Hi, bonnie laddie, I didn't know your face/Will you come, will you hurry... to the camp?/If you don't get food, you'll get some drink"


  1. MacSeegTrav 131, "Hi, Bara Manishee" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6330
  3. BI, McCST131


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1963 (collected from Charlotte Higgins)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)