Mither Put Me to the Well (1)

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MITHER PIT ME TO THE WELL [1]. AKA and see "Ca' the Stirks," "Ca' the Stirks Frae Out the Corn," "Wat Ye Wha I Saw Yestreen." Shetlands, Reel. Shetland, Island of Whalsay. Cooke (1986) prints the following text to one version of this dance tune, collected in the Shetlands:

My mither pit me to the well
Rather she would ging hersel
The bottom o the pitcher fell
Whistle oer the lave o it.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Greentrax CDTRAX 9009, Andrew Poleson (Whalsey, Shetlands) - “Scottish Tradition 9: The Fiddler and his Art” (1993).




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