A Cronie o Mine

Title - A Cronie o Mine
Contributors - Willie Mathieson
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - If you saddle your horse and ride to the nearest town you will find the blacksmith and his wife Janet, the strangest man you ever saw.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:20
Date Recorded - 1952.01
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 17546
Original Tape ID - SA1952.010
Original Track ID - SA1952.10.B1 (B12)
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD551; R6027;

Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Ellon
  Village - Ellon

Item Notes - Text and music transcribed in School of Scottish Studies. Written by Alexander MacLagan. 1 verse and chorus. One half-line of couplet refrain, varies from verse to verse. Willie Mathieson's text in verse 1 differs slightly from Greig-Duncan. 13 verses in Willie's MSS (I:271).
Also known as 'He's a Cronie o' Mine' and 'This Cronies o' Mine'.
Greig-Duncan vol. 3, pp. 363-364

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