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Posted By: John MacKenzie
03-Aug-12 - 04:08 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Songs, poems etc about ploughmen/boys
Subject: RE: Folklore: Songs, poems etc about ploughmen/boys
The Roving Ploughboy
The Merry Ploughboy
Ploughman Laddies
The Ploughman (R Burns)
All Jolly Fellows that Follow the Plough
Songs that mention ploughing are legion, from John Barleycorn onwards.
There's also Tae a Moose (R Burns)
(Whilst ploughing on a November day, Burns ruined the nest of a field mouse. He ponders why the creature runs away in such terror)