“The Braes o' Broo”


"Get up, get up, ye lazy loons, Get up, and waur them a', man, For the braes o' Broo are ill to ploo." "But the plooman laddie's my delight." The plowman must work very hard on the poor land, but the girl loves him enough to support him even so


  1. Ord, pp. 254-255, "The Braes o' Broo" (1 text plus an excerpt from Greig consisting of "modern verses")
  2. Roud #5572
  3. BI, Ord254


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: love farming hardtimes
Found in: Britain(Scotland)