Country: The Twisted Roots of Rock 'n' Roll (Google eBook)
"Celebrating the dark origins of our most American music, Country reveals a wild shadowland of history that encompasses blackface minstrels and yodeling cowboys; honky-tonk hell and rockabilly heaven;"
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Page 16 - Gae tak frae me this gay mantile, And bring to me a plaidie ; For if kith and kin and a' had sworn, I'll follow the gypsie laddie.
Page 17 - And a' her maids before her ; As soon as they saw her weel-farM face, They coost the glamer o'er her. " O come with me," says Johnie Faw, " O come with me, my dearie ; For I vow and I swear by the hilt of my sword, That your lord shall nae mair come near ye.
Page 17 - And he's get a' the coat gaes round, And my lord shall nae mair come near me...
Page 17 - And when our lord came hame at e'en, And spierM for his fair lady, The tane she cry'd, and the other replied, " She's away wi' the gypsie laddie." " Gae saddle to me the black black steed, Gae saddle and make him ready ; Before that I either eat or sleep, I'll gae seek my fair lady." And we were fifteen weel-made men, Altho' we were na bonny ; And we were a' put down but ane, For a fair young wanton lady.