“When the Day's on the Turn”


"Though the house be couth and warm, And aye a blazing fire, The lang nichts o' winter Maks everybody tire." They look forward to the time when "the day be on the turn." The song lists how people will rejoice after the solstice


  1. Ord, p. 279, "When the Day's on the Turn" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5598
  3. BI, Ord279


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