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Thread #21822   Message #235681
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
29-May-00 - 11:59 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Bogie's Bonny Belle
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bogie's Bonny Belle
To work his twa best horses, cairt or harry or pleugh   (John A. Brune, The Roving Songster, 1965.)  From George Murray of Aberdeen.

Peter Kennedy (Folksongs of Britain and Ireland) has a version from Davie Stewart; the same line, though spelt slightly differently.

In the UK, we aren't allowed to drive until we're 17; which is obviously just as well, since the fish population is no longer what it was...