“Linton Lowrie”


"I tint my heart ae morn in May When birdies sang on ilka tree... O, Linton Lowrie, Linton Lowrie, Aye sae fond ye trowed to be, I never wist sae bright a morn Sae dark a night would bring tae me." After wishing him back, she sets out to find him


Not to be confused with "Linten Lowrin," filed in the index with "Rhynie." - RBW

Cross references


  1. SHenry H640, p. 291, "Linton Lowrie" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6888
  3. BI, HHH640


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love separation
Found in: Ireland