“Johnny Lowre”


"Of a' the lads in Tinwald toun... There never was sae droll a loon As bonnie Johnnie Lowrie." The singer describes the ways she visits Johnnie (e.g. "I took the flax unto the mill, My jewel follow'd after still"). They marry and are happy though poor


  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 193-196, "Bonnie Johnnie Lowrie" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13112
  3. BI, FVS193


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: courting marriage
Found in: Britain(Scotland)