“Lassie wi' the Yellow Coatie”


"Lassie wi' the yellow coatie, Will ye wed a muirlan' Jockie? Lassie wi' the yellow coatie, Will ye busk an' gang wi' me?" The singer admits to poverty, but promises to work hard and be true. He warns: "Time is precious, dinna lose it."


  1. Ford-Vagabond, p. 198, "Lassie wi' the Yellow Coatie" (1 text)
  2. Roud #2582
  3. BI, FVS198


Author: James Duff ?
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: courting
Found in: Britain(Scotland)