The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #117836   Message #2541546
Posted By: Jim Carroll
17-Jan-09 - 02:54 PM
Thread Name: Origins/Info: Tail Toddle
Subject: RE: Tail Toddle
Chambers Scots Dictionary has but and ben as "backward and forward" - ie "From the back to the front of the house",
There's quite a nice version of the song on a fairly obscure CD called 'Celtic Mouth Music', by John Faulkner and Dolores Keane, along with some superb examples of the genre from other parts of the world.