“Sweet Tayside”


The singer overhears two lovers. The man says it would be a "great sin" if the girl does not give him a love token. She asks what he would have; he names a ring, a garter, and a broach. She gives them, then laments that he is untrue. He then marries her


  1. Ord, pp. 118-119, "Sweet Tayside" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5544
  3. BI, Ord118


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)