“The Laddie That Handles the Ploo”
The singer praises the plowmen and farmers who provide others with food. He lists other occupations, and notes how much they are needed -- but none of them could survive "Gin it werena for the bonnie laddie that handles the ploo."
- cf. "The Farmer is the Man" (theme)
- cf. "The Praise of Ploughmen" (theme)
- Ord, p. 81, "The Bonnie Lad That Handles the Plough" (1 text, 1 tune)
- Roud #2170
- BI, Ord081