Air _ Johny M.cGill, or the High way to Dublin. Come under my Plaidy.She crept in ayont him, beside the stane wa, Whar Johny was listening, and heard her tell a.
Engraved oval, 110 x 160mm.
'Plaidy' is a plaid garment that was used as a blanket. The lyrics for this song were written by Hector MacNeill (1746-1818), and concern the the appeal that worldly goods have for certain women who, upon receiving an offer of marriage, are not unduly worried by the age of a suitor as long as he is wealthy. This is one of several songs by MacNeill that appear in 'The Scots Musical Museum'. The air that these song lyrics are sung to is 'Johnny McGill'.
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