“Tam Frew's Hat”


"You've a' heard tell o' auld Tam Frew... Whase only way o' livin noo Is gaun aboot and cleanin' clocks... But the oddest o' his queerest ways -- He keeps his smiddy in his hat." Tam's hat, his behaviors, and his old age are humorously described


  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 65-68, "Tam Frew's Hat" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13113
  3. BI, FVS065


Author: John McLay?
Earliest date: 1899 (Ford)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)