“The Broon Cloak”


"Some lads are ne'er at rest Till wi' crowds o' lassies press'd... But pleasure mair I find... Wi' ae lassie true and kind, And her broon cloak on." Relatives warn the lad of falling in love too young or wrongly, but he still loves the brown-cloaked girl


  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 86-88, "The Broon Cloak On" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #5648
  3. BI, FVS086


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)