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Lord Lovat



ALTERNATE TITLE: "Lord Lovel"

TRACK DURATION: 0:06:54

  • LANGUAGE:
  • English

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Midlothian
  • Parish - Edinburgh
  • Village - Edinburgh

TRACK ID: 66023

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1970.079

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1970.79.A3

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 6 verses of 4 lines. In other versions of this ballad, Nancy pleads with her lover not to leave; he sometimes dies at the end of the song out of grief.

See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 6, pp. 442-447, no. 1232
'Scottish Studies' 14 (A. Munro, 1970) pp. 159-161
'Ancient Scottish Ballads' (G. R. Kinloch, 1827) pp. 31-35
'Jeannie Robertson' (J. Porter & H. Gower, 1995) pp. 255-257
'Scottish Studies' 14 (J. Porter & H. Gower, 1970) pp. 45-46
'Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads' (A. Keith & G. Greig, 1925) pp. 57-58
'Andrew Crawfurd's Collection of Ballads & Songs' vol. 1 (E. Lyle, 1975) pp. 54-55
'Travellers' Songs from England and Scotland' (E. MacColl & P. Seeger, 1977) pp. 70-72
'Folk-Song of the North-East' (G. Greig, K. Goldstein, A. Argo, 1963 reprint) art. CLIX

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